Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic Players

Baseball has a rich tradition in the Dominican Republic. Just look around the rosters of Major League Baseball teams and you will find natives of the island, the second largest nation in the Caribbean behind only Cuba. Team Dominican Republic headed into the World Baseball Classic has a number of current and former All Stars on the roster – Jose Reyes, Robinson Cano, Hanley Ramirez and Miguel Tejada to name a few.

Led by Tony Pena as the manager, the Dominican Republic will play in Pool C along with Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Spain. Their first round game action will take place on March 7 versus Venezuela, March 9 versus Spain and March 10 versus Puerto Rico. All games will take place at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic Roster


Santiago Casilla
Angel Castro
Juan Cedeno
Samuel Deduno
Octavio Dotel
Kelvin Herrera
Fernando Rodney
Wandy Rodriguez
Atahualpa Severino
Alfredo Simon
Pedro Strop
Jose Valverde
Jose Veras
Edinson Volquez


Francisco Pena
Carlos Santana


Erick Aybar
Robinson Cano
Edwin Encarnacion
Leury Garcia
Hanley Ramirez
Jose Reyes
Miguel Tejada


Nelson Cruz
Alejandro De Aza
Melky Mesa
Ricardo Nanita
Moises Sierra

World Baseball Classic Tickets

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
Phoenix AZ Chase Field 3/8/2013 $46.80
Scottsdale AZ Scottsdale Stadium 3/14/2013 $42.10
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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