Venezuela World Baseball Classic Players

Similar to many Latin American nations, Venezuelan baseball is becoming more and more of a national pastime, not on the scale of soccer but increasing numbers of young talent are making their way on to rosters in Major League Baseball. Just look at the roster for Team Venezuela headed into the World Baseball Classic. The squad features American League MVP and Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval, slugger Carlos Gonzalez and fire arms in Carlos Zambrano and Anibel Sanchez.

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

Venezuela World Baseball Classic Roster


Henderson Alvarez
Ronald Belisario
Jhoulys Chacin
Enrique Gonzalez
Deolis Guerra
Cesar Jimenez
Wil Ledezma
Ramon A. Ramirez
Juan Rincon
Francisco Rodriguez
Anibal Sanchez
Alex Torres
Carlos Zambrano


Ramon Hernandez
Miguel Montero
Salvador Perez


Elvis Andrus
Asdrubal Cabrera
Miguel Cabrera
Omar Infante
Mario Lisson
Pablo Sandoval
Marco Scutaro


Carlos Gonzalez
Gerardo Parra
Martin Prado
Alex Romero

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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