The 12 teams comprising Round 1 Pools B, C and D submitted their final 30-man rosters before their respective deadlines, World Baseball Classic, Inc. announced today. Rosters for teams in all three pools, which open play on Tuesday, March 7, are listed below (and attached). Final rosters for Pool A (China, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Korea) were announced on February 27, with play already underway in Tokyo, Japan.
Pool B (Canada, Mexico, South Africa and the United States) will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona and Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Arizona. Pool C (Cuba, the Netherlands, Panama and Puerto Rico) will be played at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Pool D (Australia, the Dominican Republic, Italy and Venezuela) will be played at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.
Final 30-man rosters for the 12 teams are as follows: