World Baseball Classic Preview: Canada
Canada World Baseball Classic Players
Canada enters the World Baseball Classic with a roster that features a number of notable Major League Baseball players, the biggest name being Joey Votto, the 2010 National League MVP. Other names of note include Brett Lawrie of the Toronto Blue Jays, John Axford of the Milwaukee Brewers and Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins.
Led by Ernie Whitt as the manager and with Larry Walker on the coaching staff, Canada will play in Pool D along with the United States, Italy and Mexico. Their first round game action will take place on March 8 versus Italy, March 9 versus Mexico and March 10 versus the United States. All games will take place at Chase Field.
Canada World Baseball Classic Roster
Jimmy Van Ostrand
World Baseball Classic Tickets
World Baseball Classic Qualifiers Pool 1 - Day 1 PassKino Veterans Memorial Stadium · Tucson, AZ
World Baseball Classic Qualifiers Pool 1 - Day 2 PassKino Veterans Memorial Stadium · Tucson, AZ
World Baseball Classic Qualifiers Pool 1 - Day 3Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium · Tucson, AZ
World Baseball Classic Ticket Prices
Below is a list of ticket prices for the American based games of the WBC.
|City||State||Venue Name||Date||Avg. Price|
|San Francisco||CA||AT&T Park||3/17/2013||$77.63|
|San Francisco||CA||AT&T Park||3/18/2013||$100.40|
|San Francisco||CA||AT&T Park||3/19/2013||$143.39|
World Baseball Classic Schedule
You can find the full detailed slate of games of the WBC schedule at the official website for the tournament right here.
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