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2023 Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic Roster

Team Dominican Republic has put together a 30-man roster that may rival the one that won the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Team D.R.'s lineup features outfielders Juan Soto and Julio Rodriguez, an infield that has more stars than spots with shortstops Wander Franco, Willy Adames and Jeremy Peña, third basemen Manny Machado and Rafael Devers, first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. And the team's general manager, Nelson Cruz, will also be available as a DH.

But the Dominican team has always had potent hitters. This year's team also sports one of the best pitching staffs in the World Baseball Classic. Marlins righthander Sandy Alcantara, the 2022 National League Cy Young winner, is the ace, but Cristian Javier, Luis Garcia and Johnny Cueto give the team plenty of starting pitching options.

The Dominican Republic team will be managed by Rays bench coach Rodney Linares.

Update: First baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (hamstring), righthander Jose Leclerc (neck) and lefthander Jarlin Garcia (arm tightness) have withdrawn from the WBC due to injuries.  First baseman/third baseman Jeimer Candelario has been added to the roster.

Bryan AbreuHouston Astros
Sandy AlcantaraMiami Marlins
Ronel BlancoHouston Astros
Genesis CabreraSt. Louis Cardinals
Diego CastilloSeattle Mariners
Roansy ContrerasPittsburgh Pirates
Johnny CuetoMiami Marlins
Enyel De Los SantosCleveland Guardians
Camilo DovalSan Francisco Giants
Carlos EstevezLos Angeles Angels
Luis GarciaSan Diego Padres
Yimi GarciaToronto Blue Jays
Cristian JavierHouston Astros
Rafael MonteroHouston Astros
Hector NerisHouston Astros
Joel PayampsMilwaukee Brewers
Gregory SotoPhiladelphia Phillies
Cesar ValdezLos Angeles Angels
Francisco MejiaTampa Bay Rays
Gary SanchezFree Agent
Willy AdamesMilwaukee Brewers
Jeimer CandelarioWashington Nationals
Robinson CanoAtlanta Braves
Rafael DeversBoston Red Sox
Wander FrancoTampa Bay Rays
Manny MachadoSan Diego Padres
Ketel MarteArizona Diamondbacks
Jeremy PenaHouston Astros
Jean SeguraMiami Marlins
Teoscar HernandezSeattle Mariners
Eloy JimenezChicago White Sox
Julio RodriguezSeattle Mariners
Juan SotoSan Diego Padres
Nelson CruzSan Diego Padres
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