Puerto Rico will be one of the teams to beat in the 2023 World Baseball Classic due to the litter of stars that will be on his payroll. The Puerto Ricans are in the ‘Group of Death’ along with the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Israel, but their preliminary roster is one of the best in the key.
The first payrolle Puerto Rico was revealed by @Shawn_Spradling and the list includes the big league of the New York MetsFrancisco Lindor, the new star of the Detroit Tigers, Javier Báez, the recently signed by the Minnesota TwinsCarlos Correa, José Miranda, Kiké Hernández, Eddie Rosario, MJ Meléndez, Christian Vázquez, Martín Maldonado, Roberto Pérez, among others.
Among the pitchers are José Berríos – called to be the ace of the rotation – Marcus Stroman, Edwin Díaz, Alexis Díaz, Jorge López, Seth Lugo, Joe Jiménez, among other renowned pitchers.
Puerto Rico has been considered one of the baseball powers for decades and now it will have the opportunity to take revenge and compete for the scepter of the World Baseball Classicthis after losing to the United States in the final of the last event.
The Puerto Rican preliminary representation is one of the largest to date, which demonstrates the commitment of the players to represent their country in the World Cup organized by the MLB.