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Venezuela

Venezuela

IBAF WORLD RANK: 8

The Venezuelan National Team has finished 7th in last two IBAF Baseball World Cups, making the Semi-Finals in each. In the 2006 World Baseball Classic, Venezuela advanced to Round Two after shutting out both Italy and Australia in their two wins of Round One. In the 2009 tournament they finished in third place and lost only twice in the entire tournament, once to the United States and once to Korea. There are currently 95 players from Venezuela in the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years and the 2012 American League MVP.

Venezuela Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Henderson Alvarez 37 R-R 6'0" 205 Apr 18, 1990
Ronald Belisario 51 R-R 6'3" 240 Dec 31, 1982
Jhoulys Chacin 45 R-R 6'3" 215 Jan 7, 1988
Enrique Gonzalez 31 R-R 5'10" 225 Jul 14, 1982
Cesar Jimenez 36 L-L 5'11" 210 Nov 12, 1984
Wil Ledezma 47 L-L 6'4" 225 Jan 21, 1981
Ramon A. Ramirez 71 R-R 6'0" 190 Sep 16, 1982
Juan Rincon 39 R-R 5'11" 210 Jan 23, 1979
Mauricio Robles 56 L-L 5'10" 215 Mar 5, 1989
Francisco Rodriguez 57 R-R 6'0" 195 Jan 7, 1982
Anibal Sanchez 27 R-R 6'0" 205 Feb 27, 1984
Romulo Sanchez 75 R-R 6'5" 270 Apr 28, 1984
Alex Torres 21 L-L 5'10" 175 Dec 8, 1987
Carlos Zambrano 38 S-R 6'4" 275 Jun 1, 1981
Catchers
Ramon Hernandez 55 R-R 6'0" 220 May 20, 1976
Miguel Montero 26 L-R 5'11" 210 Jul 9, 1983
Salvador Perez 15 R-R 6'3" 240 May 10, 1990
Infielders
Elvis Andrus 1 R-R 6'0" 200 Aug 26, 1988
Asdrubal Cabrera 13 S-R 6'0" 205 Nov 13, 1985
Miguel Cabrera 24 R-R 6'4" 240 Apr 18, 1983
Omar Infante 4 R-R 5'11" 195 Dec 26, 1981
Pablo Sandoval 48 S-R 5'11" 245 Aug 11, 1986
Marco Scutaro 19 R-R 5'10" 185 Oct 30, 1975
Outfielders
Carlos Gonzalez 5 L-L 6'1" 220 Oct 17, 1985
Mario Lisson 18 R-R 6'2" 220 May 31, 1984
Gerardo Parra 9 L-L 5'11" 200 May 6, 1987
Martin Prado 12 R-R 6'1" 190 Oct 27, 1983
Alex Romero 28 L-R 6'0" 198 Sep 9, 1983
Venezuela Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Luis Sojo Manager
Wilson Alvarez Pitching Coach
Marco Davalillo, Sr. Coach
Luis Dorante Coach
Andres Galarraga Coach
Carlos Garcia Coach
Omar Malave Coach