Team USA will be led by DeRosa, bench coach Jerry Manuel, pitching coach Andy Pettitte, hitting coach Ken Griffey Jr., first base coach Lou Collier, third base coach Dino Ebel, and bullpen coach Dave Righetti.
DeRosa, a member of Team USA’s WBC team in 2009, will make his professional coaching debut as the U.S. looks to defend its world championship title next Spring. A 16-year MLB veteran, DeRosa is currently a co-host of MLB Network’s daily morning program, MLB Central.
Angels outfielder Mike Trout announced on Monday that he will be a member of Team USA for the 2023 World Baseball Classic. It will mark Trout’s first time participating in the WBC, and he will serve as the captain for Team USA.
Currently the Chief Baseball Development Officer for Major League Baseball and a member of USA Baseball's Board of Directors, Reagins is tasked with leading the red, white, and blue to back-to-back world titles after the 2017 squad won the WBC after defeating Puerto Rico 8-0 in the championship game.
Team USA will begin its title defense as part of Pool C in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 11-15 and will face Canada, Colombia, Mexico, and a to-be-determined qualifying team. The Pool C winner and runner-up will advance to the quarterfinals in Miami, Florida, from March 17-18, and match-up against the winner and runner-up of Pool D.
|Date||Opponent / Event||Venue / Location||Time (ET) / Score||Notes|
|Mar 11 to Mar 15||Opening Round/Pool C 2023 World Baseball Classic||
|Mar 17 to Mar 18||Quarterfinal Round 2023 World Baseball Classic||
|Mar 19 to Mar 21||Semifinals/Finals 2023 World Baseball Classic||
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August 7, 2021
Team USA (4-2) drops a 2-0 contest to Japan (5-0) in the final game of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to earn a silver medal in the tournament. Nick Martinez (1-1) went six strong innings on the mound, allowing just one run and one walk while striking out seven in the game.
April 1, 2021
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