With the release of the World Baseball Classic rosters on Thursday night, a number of players across the MLB were featured on the 20 teams participating from around the globe.
Included among those were 15 players in the Brewers’ system — including seven players on the 40-man roster — spread across 10 nations, as reported by Adam McCalvy.
Brewers on World Baseball Classic rosters:— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) February 10, 2023
Willy Adames, Joel Payamps
Rowdy Tellez, Luis Urías
Javy Guerra, Matt Hardy
Sal Frelick, Michele Vassalotti
For those of you who aren’t well-versed in world flags, here are the players and their respective countries.
USA: Devin Williams
Dominican Republic: Willy Adames and Joel Payamps
Mexico: Rowdy Tellez, Luis Urias, and Victor Castaneda
Canada: Abraham Toro
Panama: Javy Guerra and Matt Hardy
Italy: Sal Frelick and Matt Vassalotti
Cuba: Alex Claudio
Nicaragua: Carlos Rodriguez
Israel: Robert Stock
Australia: Alex Hall
The World Baseball Classic kicks off on March 8 and will take place in four locations around the world: Taichung, Taiwan; Tokyo, Japan; Phoenix, Arizona; and Miami, Florida. The championship round will take place in Miami on March 21.