The Panama National Team it is a combination of youth and experience, with players who have shown their talent in the Major Leagues and others for doing so. A few days to go before the start of the World Classic Qualifying 2023 of Baseball, Panama presented the Selection that will seek that ticket for the World Classic (WBC -acronym in English).
Panama will be debuting on October 1 at 8:00 pm at Rod Carew Stadium (venue) against the winner of the match between Pakistan and Argentina on September 30. The Participating countries that will compete for two quotas for the World Classic are: Panama, Nicaragua, Brazil, Argentina, Pakistan and New Zealand.
PANAMA NATIONAL TEAM
Launchers: Alberto Baldonado (Washington Nationals), Wilfredo Pereira (San Louis Cardinals), Matt Hardy (Milwaukee Brewers), Carlos Luna (Milwaukee Brewers), Ariel Jurado (Minnesota Twins), James González (Oakland Athletics), Alberto Guerrero (Free Agent), (Davis Romero (Coclé), Randall Delgado (Free Agent), Humberto Mejía (Free Agent), Severino González (Free Agent), Enrique Burgos, Harold Araúz (Coclé), Luis Ramos (Darién).
Receivers: Carlos Sánchez (Bocas del Toro), Erasmo Caballero (Chiriquí) and Pedro Aguilar (Metro).
Inner box: Joshwan Wright (Oakland Athletics), Rubén Tejada (Free Agent), Edgard Muñoz (Colón), Jonathan Araúz (Baltimore Orioles), Leonard Jones (San Louis Cardinals) and José Caballero (Seattle Mariners).
Gardeners: Jose Ramos (LA Dodgers), Rodrigo Orozco (Independent League), Allen Cordoba (Mexican League), Jhony Santos (Bullmouth) and Luis Castillo (Coclé).
Technical Body: Father of Luis Ortiz (Manager – KC Royals), Lenin Picota, Julio Rangel (Boston Red Sox), Vicente Garibaldo (Boston Red Sox), Hipolito Ortiz (Columbus) and Enrique Burgos. General Manager Ramon Crespo, Press Officer Jose Pineda, Esteban Carrasco Front Office.