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  • #16
    Originally posted by Tetsuwan View Post
    Team-Japan
    Manager
    -Hoshino Senichi
    What happened to Sadaharu Oh? Did he decline returning to the WBC?

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    • #17
      Originally posted by NewEnglandAmazins View Post
      What happened to Sadaharu Oh? Did he decline returning to the WBC?
      I hear is been very sick

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      • #18
        Originally posted by Ichiro51 View Post
        Yankees will not let him pitch for the National Team.
        That's news to me. Where did you hear this?

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        • #19
          Originally posted by NewEnglandAmazins View Post
          What happened to Sadaharu Oh? Did he decline returning to the WBC?
          His job was done in 2006. Now it's a turn for Hoshino.
          Because Hoshino is managing Team Japan for Beijing Olympic, it's reasonable to predict that he will continue managing job until WBC of next March.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Rally Monkey View Post
            That's news to me. Where did you hear this?
            If you followed the 2006 WBC, you will know that Yankees only let the USA players participate the games to strength up the team. Matsui couldn't play for Japan, Rivera couldn't play for Panama etc.

            Wang's chance of wearing the Taiwanese National Team uniform again is slim to none.
            Frank's Field of Dreams
            "If I build it, you'll come."

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            • #21
              would make dice-k a starter


              Originally posted by Tetsuwan View Post
              Team-Japan

              Starting Pitchers
              1-Uehara Koji
              2-Wada Tsuyoshi
              3-Darvish Yu
              4-Watanabe Shunsuke

              Bullpen-
              -Matsuzaka Daisuke
              -Kuroda Hiroki
              -Tanaka Masahiro
              -Terahara Hayato
              -Sugiuchi Toshiya
              -Aida Yushi
              -Hasebe Kohei
              -Iwase Hitoki
              -Fujikawa Kyuji


              Catchers
              -Abe Shinnosuke
              -Satozaki Tomoya
              -Johjima Kenji


              Infielders
              -Matsunaka Nobuhiko
              -Ogasawara Michihiro
              -Miyamoto Shinya
              -Nishioka Tsuyoshi
              -Kawasaki Munenori
              -Murata Shuichi
              -Araki Makihiro


              Outfielders
              -Ichiro
              -Aoki Norichika
              -Ohyama Saburo
              -Takahashi Yoshinobu
              -Fukudome Kosuke
              -Tamura Hitoshi




              DH
              -Matsunaka Nobuhiko
              -Abe Shinnosuke
              -Tamura Hitoshi

              Manager
              -Hoshino Senichi

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Ichiro51 View Post
                If you followed the 2006 WBC, you will know that Yankees only let the USA players participate the games to strength up the team. Matsui couldn't play for Japan, Rivera couldn't play for Panama etc.

                Wang's chance of wearing the Taiwanese National Team uniform again is slim to none.
                That sucks....I didnt know that was their policy last time....

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                • #23
                  Can someone give me help on this roster

                  Originally posted by Americanoutlaw2.0 View Post
                  Team Venezuela

                  Starting Pitchers
                  Johan Santana
                  Carlos Zambrano
                  Felix Hernandez
                  Carlos Silva


                  Bullpen
                  Rich Garces
                  Francisco Rodriguez
                  Carlos Vasquez
                  Edgar Martinez
                  Juan Rincon
                  Wilfredo Ledezma
                  Fredy García
                  Giovanni Carrara
                  Rafael Betancourt
                  Anibal Sanchez


                  Infielders
                  Alex Cabrera
                  Omar Vizquel
                  Carlos Guillen
                  Miguel Cabrera
                  Asdrubal Cabrera
                  Alberto Gonzalez
                  Robert Pérez

                  Outfielders-
                  Magglio Ordonez
                  Franklin Gutierrez
                  Endy Chavez
                  Bobby Abreu
                  Juan Rivera
                  Tony Alvarez

                  Catchers
                  Victor Martinez
                  Jesus Flores
                  Ramon Hernandez

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by Americanoutlaw2.0 View Post
                    Can someone give me help on this roster
                    Kelvim Escobar would be included if he is healthy to enough to participate.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by cutchemist42 View Post
                      That sucks....I didnt know that was [the Yankees'] policy last time....
                      Actually, it wasn't the Yankees' policy last time. I believe Matsui opted out because he was coming back from an injury and/or he didn't want to commute back to Japan for WBC training after starting spring training in Florida.

                      As for Mariano Rivera, I'm not sure what his deal was, but I don't believe he's even been known to be throwing full-bore in early March. Given that Panama's team was quite weak, the WBC probably wasn't very appealing to a closer like Rivera.

                      Anyway, by rule, MLB teams aren't allowed to prohibit a player from playing in the WBC if he wants to. More than anything, I bet a lot of players simply didn't foresee the popularity of the WBC when they declined in '06, and will decide to play in '09.

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                      • #26
                        My South Africa Roster

                        Starting Pitchers
                        1. Barry Armitage
                        2. Carl Michaels
                        3. Robert Verschuren
                        4. Jacobus Mostert

                        Bullpen
                        5. Matthew Dancer
                        6. Jared Elario
                        7. Kalin Dreyer
                        8. Gary Maree
                        9. Tyrone Lamont
                        10. Shadley Sasman
                        11. Darryn Smith
                        12. Garth Terry
                        13. Kevin Townsend
                        14. Gavin Jeffries

                        Infielders
                        15. Anthony Phillips
                        16. Jonathan Phillips
                        17. Paul Bell
                        18. Brett Willemburg
                        19. Greg Liebenberg
                        20. Nick Dempsey
                        21. Patrick Naude

                        Outfielders
                        22. Moegamat-Zaid Hendricks
                        23. Gavin Ray
                        24. Jason Cook
                        25. Dylan Haynes
                        26. Ian Butcher
                        27. Shannon Ekermans

                        Catchers
                        28. Kyle Botha
                        39. Bradley Erasmus
                        30. Karl Weitz
                        Last edited by Sweet_Bokke; 04-16-2008, 02:40 PM.
                        Sian xx

                        South Africa Baseball-
                        Baseball World Cup- 9th (1974), 15th (1998), 14th (2001), 17th (2005), 15th (2007)
                        All-Africa Games- CHAMPIONS (1999 & 2003)
                        Olympic Baseball- 8th (2000)
                        World Baseball Classic- 16th (2006), 16th (2009)

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                        • #27
                          Team Netherlands

                          Starting Pitchers
                          1-Rick VandenHurk
                          2-Shairon Martis
                          3-Diegomar Markwell
                          4-Jair Jurrjens

                          Bullpen-

                          -David Bergman
                          Robin van Doornspeek
                          -Rob Cordemans
                          -Leon Boyd
                          -Diego Markwell
                          -Alexander Smit
                          -Tom Stuifbergen
                          -Loek van Mil
                          -Kenny Berkenbosch



                          Catchers
                          -Matijn Meeuwis
                          -Sidney de Jong
                          -Tjerk Smeets



                          Infielders-
                          -Gregory Halman
                          -Yurendell de Caster
                          -Raily Legito
                          -Vince Rooi
                          -Hainley Statia,
                          -Michael Duursma
                          -Roel Koolen



                          Outfielders-
                          -Andruw Jones
                          -Roger Bernadina
                          -Bryan Engelhardt
                          -Gregory Halman
                          -Eugene Kingsale
                          -Yurendell de Caster

                          Manager
                          any ideas??
                          Last edited by Americanoutlaw2.0; 04-18-2008, 07:48 AM. Reason: update

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by Ichiro51 View Post
                            If you followed the 2006 WBC, you will know that Yankees only let the USA players participate the games to strength up the team. Matsui couldn't play for Japan, Rivera couldn't play for Panama etc.
                            Yeah, I followed the 2006 WBC closely, and this is false.

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by Americanoutlaw2.0 View Post
                              Team Netherlands

                              Starting Pitchers
                              1-Rick VandenHurk
                              2-Shairon Martis
                              3-Diegomar Markwell
                              4-David Bergman

                              Bullpen-
                              Jair Jurrjens
                              -Ivanon Coffie
                              -Rob Cordemans
                              -Leon Boyd
                              -Diego Markwell
                              -Alexander Smit
                              -Tom Stuifbergen
                              -Loek van Mil
                              -Kenny Berkenbosch



                              Catchers
                              -Johnny Balentina
                              -Sidney de Jong
                              -Tjerk Smeets



                              Infielders-
                              -Gregory Halman
                              -Yurendell de Caster
                              -Raily Legito
                              -Vince Rooi
                              -Hainley Statia,
                              -Dwayne Kemp
                              -Rien Vernooij



                              Outfielders-
                              -Andruw Jones
                              -Roger Bernadina
                              -Bryan Engelhardt
                              -Gregory Halman
                              -Eugene Kingsale
                              -Yurendell de Caster
                              First off, I'll help you get our positions straight, Coffie is a 3rd baseman, Halman is an outfielder. Also, news for all of us, Johnny Balentina is no longer on the national team, he's living in Curacao, so go with Matijn Meeuwis. He's an up and coming catcher/outfielder (like Balentina) performed decent in the World cup, and was a finalist for MVP of the Dutch league last season.

                              How is Jurrjens not a starter? He''s in the Braves rotation, and faring quite well right now. Vandenhurk will be, and Martis earned his start for the next few WBC's doing what he did in 2006, not sure about the other two.

                              Kemp and Vernooij need to prove something in low-A first to get a shot I believe. Other then that you're pretty close, except for yours truly, I like to think I can start a game in that tourny, but who knows.

                              Where's Duursma and Koolen in the infield? The best defensive 2nd baseman, I've ever seen. They have been battling for the position since European championships.
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                              • #30
                                thax you for your help

                                Originally posted by Canadutch View Post
                                First off, I'll help you get our positions straight, Coffie is a 3rd baseman, Halman is an outfielder. Also, news for all of us, Johnny Balentina is no longer on the national team, he's living in Curacao, so go with Matijn Meeuwis. He's an up and coming catcher/outfielder (like Balentina) performed decent in the World cup, and was a finalist for MVP of the Dutch league last season.

                                How is Jurrjens not a starter? He''s in the Braves rotation, and faring quite well right now. Vandenhurk will be, and Martis earned his start for the next few WBC's doing what he did in 2006, not sure about the other two.

                                Kemp and Vernooij need to prove something in low-A first to get a shot I believe. Other then that you're pretty close, except for yours truly, I like to think I can start a game in that tourny, but who knows.

                                Where's Duursma and Koolen in the infield? The best defensive 2nd baseman, I've ever seen. They have been battling for the position since European championships.

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