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2013 World Baseball Classic

Canada

Canada

IBAF WORLD RANK: 6

There are 147 Canadian players under contract with professional clubs, including 17 players on Major League rosters. Two of Canada's best talents include 2010 National League MVP Award winner Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds and 2006 American League MVP Award winner Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins. The Canadian National Baseball Team has competed in both the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic, though it has yet to make it out of the first round. Recently, the team finished third in the 2011 World Cup and won gold at the 2011 Pan Am Games.

Canada Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Andrew Albers 27 R-L 6'1" 200 Oct 6, 1985
Kevin Chapman 50 L-L 6'3" 230 Feb 19, 1988
Shane Dawson 25 R-L 6'1" 200 Sep 9, 1993
Ryan Dempster 46 R-R 6'2" 215 May 3, 1977
Eric Gagne 38 R-R 6'0" 240 Jan 7, 1976
Jim Henderson 51 L-R 6'5" 220 Oct 21, 1982
Ryan Kellogg 21 R-L 6'6" 230 Feb 4, 1994
Chris Leroux 63 L-R 6'6" 225 Apr 14, 1984
Adam Loewen L-L 6'6" 245 Apr 9, 1984
Scott Mathieson 47 R-R 6'3" 230 Feb 27, 1984
Dustin Molleken 35 L-R 6'4" 230 Aug 21, 1984
Nick Pivetta 16 R-R 6'5" 220 Feb 14, 1993
Scott Richmond 48 R-R 6'5" 220 Aug 30, 1979
Jesen Therrien 59 R-R 6'2" 200 Mar 18, 1993
Rowan Wick 44 L-R 6'3" 220 Nov 9, 1992
Catchers
Kellin Deglan L-R 6'2" 205 May 3, 1992
George Kottaras 22 L-R 6'0" 200 May 10, 1983
Mike Reeves 24 L-R 6'2" 195 Sep 16, 1990
Infielders
Freddie Freeman 5 L-R 6'5" 220 Sep 12, 1989
Jonathan Malo 11 R-R 6'2" 180 Sep 29, 1983
Justin Morneau 33 L-R 6'4" 220 May 15, 1981
Josh Naylor 32 L-L 6'0" 225 Jun 22, 1997
Pete Orr 4 L-R 6'1" 195 Jun 8, 1979
Daniel Pinero 56 R-R 6'5" 210 May 2, 1994
Jamie Romak 26 R-R 6'2" 220 Sep 30, 1985
Eric Wood 17 R-R 6'2" 195 Nov 22, 1992
Outfielders
Michael Crouse 30 R-R 6'4" 215 Nov 22, 1990
Tyler O'Neill 13 R-R 5'11" 210 Jun 22, 1995
Dalton Pompey 23 S-R 6'2" 195 Dec 11, 1992
Rene Tosoni 9 L-R 6'0" 195 Jul 2, 1986
Canada Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Ernie Whitt Manager
Denis Boucher Coach
Greg Hamilton Coach
Tim Leiper Coach
Russell Martin Coach
Paul Quantrill Coach
Larry Walker Coach
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