Archive for March 3rd, 2009

Team Puerto Rico to Include Six Mets

March 3, 2009

In just two days, the first round of the World Baseball Classic will be kicking into gear. Here are the Mets players that have chosen to represent their respective countries of origin.

Stefan Welch IF

Shawn Bowman IF

Dominican Republic
Jose Reyes IF

Elmer Dessens P
Oliver Perez P

Ruben Tejada IF

Puerto Rico
Pedro Feliciano P
Nelson Figueroa P
Alex Cora IF
Carlos Delgado IF
Carlos Beltran OF
Jesus Feliciano OF

David Wright IF
J.J. Putz P

Francisco Rodriguez P

To check out all the players on each participating country’s roster, click here.

The United States opens up their schedule on Saturday, March 7th, vs. Team Canada at 2:00pm EST.

Puerto Rico will be taking on Panama in their opener which is also scheduled for Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.

Both games will be televised on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.

To see the full scheduled of matchups with dates, times, and where to watch, click here.