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November 5, 2009

2009 World Cup Team Roster

# Name Pos B/T Ht. Wt. Hometown Current Team (Organization)
24 Pedro Alvarez IF L/L 6-3 235 New York, N.Y. Double-A Altoona (Pirates)
30 Cedrick Bowers P R/L 6-2 220 Gainesville, Fla. Triple-A Lehigh Valley (Phillies)
15 Jason Castro C L/R 6-3 210 Castro Valley, Calif. Double-A Corpus Christi (Astros)
21 Jason Childers P R/R 6-2 190 Statesboro, Ga. Triple-A Durham (Rays)
28 Buck Coats OF L/R 6-3 200 Fort Benning, Ga. Triple-A Las Vegas (Blue Jays)
18 Ike Davis OF L/L 6-5 195 Edina, Minn. Double-A Binghamton (Mets)
4 Daniel Descalso IF L/R 5-10 190 San Carlos, Calif. Triple-A Memphis (Cardinals)
26 Geno Espineli P L/L 6-4 195 Houston, Texas Triple-A Fresno (Giants)
27 Nate Field P R/R 6-2 210 Denver, Colo. Triple-A New Orleans (Marlins)
34 Lucas Harrell P S/R 6-2 205 Springfield, Mo. Triple-A Charlotte (White Sox)
5 Tug Hulett IF L/R 5-10 185 Springfield, Ill. Triple-A Omaha (Royals)
37 Kasey Kiker P L/L 5-10 170 Phenix City, Ala. Double-A Frisco (Rangers)
7 Josh Kroeger OF L/L 6-3 230 Davenport, Iowa Triple-A Charlotte (White Sox)
12 Brad Lincoln P L/R 6-0 215 Lake Jackson, Texas Triple-A Indianapolis (Pirates)
25 Cory Luebke P R/L 6-4 200 Coldwater, Ohio Double-A San Antonio (Padres)
6 Lucas May C R/R 5-11 195 Las Vegas, Nev. Double-A Chattanooga (Dodgers)
3 Trevor Plouffe IF R/R 6-2 195 West Hills, Calif. Triple-A Rochester (Twins)
45 Trevor Reckling P L/L 6-1 195 Newark, N.J. Double-A Arkansas (Angels)
33 Todd Redmond P R/R 6-3 215 St. Petersburg, Fla. Triple-A Gwinnett (Braves)
35 B.J. Rosenberg P R/R 6-2 200 Vine Grove, Ky. Double-A Reading (Phillies)
16 Justin Smoak IF S/L 6-4 220 Goose Creek, S.C. Triple-A Oklahoma City (Rangers)
29 Terry Tiffee IF S/R 6-3 215 North Little Rock, Ark. Triple-A Lehigh Valley (Phillies)
17 Ehren Wassermann P S/R 6-0 190 Sylacauga, Ala. Triple-A Charlotte (White Sox)
11 Jon Weber OF L/L 5-10 190 Lakewood, Calif. Triple-A Durham (Rays)
2009 World Cup Team Coaches
NamePositionHometown
Eddie RodriguezManagerShiloh, Ill.
Kirk ChampionPitching CoachPalm Harbor, Fla.
Ernie YoungBatting CoachKansas City, Mo.
Jamie QuirkThird Base CoachMesa, Ariz.
Rolando de ArmasAuxiliary CoachScottsdale, Ariz.
Jim BowieAuxiliary CoachTokyo, Japan
2009 World Cup Team Administration
NamePositionHometown
Bob WatsonGeneral ManagerHouston, Texas
Eric CampbellDirector, National TeamsRaleigh, N.C.
John BlundellPress OfficerNew York, N.Y.
Brad YoungAssistant Press OfficerChapel Hill, N.C.
John FierroHead Athletic TrainerGilbert, Ariz.
Danny WheatAssistant Athletic TrainerFort Worth, Texas
Fred DickeTeam PhysicianGilbert, Ariz.
Angelo MattalinoTeam PhysicianFort Worth, Texas