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2013 World Baseball Classic

Israel

Israel

IBAF WORLD RANK: 28

There are close to 3,000 baseball players in Israel, including youth leagues and adult leagues, as well as national teams taking part in international play. For the past 25 years, amateur play has been run by the Israel Association of Baseball, a nonprofit organization charged with developing the sport. Former Major Leaguers Shawn Green and Gabe Kapler played in the 2013 qualifier for the Israel squad, which was managed by former big league catcher Brad Ausmus.

Israel Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Corey Baker R-R 6'1" 170 Nov 23, 1989
Jeremy Bleich L-L 6'2" 200 Jun 18, 1987
Craig Breslow L-L 5'11" 180 Aug 8, 1980
Brad Goldberg R-R 6'4" 230 Feb 21, 1990
Tyler Herron R-R 6'2" 205 Aug 5, 1986
Alex Katz L-L 5'11" 195 Oct 12, 1994
Dean Kremer R-R 6'3" 175 Jan 7, 1996
Jared Lakind L-L 6'2" 195 Mar 9, 1992
Shlomo Lipetz R-R 6'4" 210 Feb 11, 1979
Jason Marquis L-R 6'1" 220 Aug 21, 1978
Troy Neiman R-R 6'6" 195 Nov 13, 1990
Robert Orlan R-L 6'0" 185 Sep 28, 1990
Ryan Sherriff L-L 6'1" 185 May 25, 1990
Joey Wagman L-R 6'0" 185 Jul 25, 1991
Josh Zeid R-R 6'4" 220 Mar 24, 1987
Catchers
Charlie Cutler L-R 6'1" 215 Jul 29, 1986
Ryan Lavarnway R-R 6'4" 240 Aug 7, 1987
Nick Rickles R-R 6'3" 220 Feb 2, 1990
Infielders
Scott Burcham R-R 5'11" 185 Jun 17, 1993
Ike Davis L-L 6'4" 220 Mar 22, 1987
Cody Decker R-R 5'11" 225 Jan 17, 1987
Nate Freiman R-R 6'8" 255 Dec 31, 1986
Ty Kelly S-R 6'0" 180 Jul 20, 1988
Josh Satin R-R 6'2" 215 Dec 23, 1984
Outfielders
Zach Borenstein L-R 6'0" 225 Jul 23, 1990
Blake Gailen L-L 5'9" 180 Mar 27, 1985
Mike Meyers R-R 6'1" 175 Dec 28, 1993
Rhett Wiseman L-R 6'0" 200 Jun 22, 1994
Israel Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Jerry Weinstein Manager
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