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2013 World Baseball Classic

Mexico

Mexico

IBAF WORLD RANK: 11

The Mexican National Team finished in 11th place in the 2009 IBAF Baseball World Cup after going undefeated in the first round of play. The team also earned bronze medals in the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games and the Pan American Games. In the 2006 World Baseball Classic, Mexico finished Round One at the top of its pool finishing 2-1 and allowing only 7 runs over 27 total innings. They were eliminated in Round Two after losing to Korea and Japan. In the 2009 World Baseball Classic, Team Mexico advanced to Round Two, but was defeated by Korea and Cuba to finish in 8th place. There are currently 16 players from Mexico in the Major Leagues including Yovani Gallardo of the Milwaukee Brewers.

Mexico Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Alfredo Aceves 91 R-R 6'2" 205 Dec 8, 1982
Jose Cobos 31 R-R 6'1" 200 Nov 10, 1980
Marco Estrada 41 R-R 6'0" 200 Jul 5, 1983
Yovani Gallardo 49 R-R 6'2" 210 Feb 27, 1986
Arnold Leon 42 R-R 6'1" 205 Sep 6, 1988
Rodrigo Lopez 13 R-R 6'1" 185 Dec 14, 1975
Luis Mendoza 39 R-R 6'3" 245 Oct 31, 1983
Oliver Perez 46 L-L 6'3" 220 Aug 15, 1981
Cesar Ramos 27 L-L 6'2" 200 Jun 22, 1984
Dennys Reyes 52 R-L 6'3" 250 Apr 19, 1977
Hector Daniel Rodriguez 11 L-L 5'11" 195 Dec 11, 1984
Sergio Romo 54 R-R 5'10" 185 Mar 4, 1983
Fernando Salas 59 R-R 6'2" 210 May 30, 1985
Oscar Villarreal 57 L-R 6'0" 195 Nov 22, 1981
Catchers
Humberto Cota 24 R-R 5'11" 225 Feb 7, 1979
Jose Heberto Felix 74 R-R 5'10" 200 Jun 28, 1988
Sebastian Valle 9 R-R 6'1" 205 Jul 24, 1990
Infielders
Luis Alfonso Cruz 47 R-R 6'1" 210 Feb 10, 1984
Adrian Gonzalez 23 L-L 6'2" 225 May 8, 1982
Efren Navarro 68 L-L 6'0" 210 May 14, 1986
Ramiro Pena 19 S-R 5'11" 200 Jul 18, 1985
Gil Velazquez 21 R-R 6'2" 185 Oct 17, 1979
Outfielders
Eduardo Arredondo 14 L-L 6'0" 185 Oct 15, 1984
Karim Garcia 95 L-L 6'0" 210 Oct 29, 1975
Luis Alfonso Garcia 18 R-R 6'4" 180 May 11, 1978
Edgar Gonzalez 8 R-R 6'0" 182 Jun 14, 1978
Designated Hitters
Jorge Cantu 3 R-R 6'3" 205 Jan 30, 1982
Mexico Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Rick Renteria Manager
Fernando Valenzuela Coach
Ruben Amaro Coach
Juan Castro Coach
Teddy Higuera Coach
Ever Magallanes Coach
Sid Monge Coach
Fernando Valenzuela Coach
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