Monday, September 19, 2011
Team USA 18U announced
By Andrew Drennen
The final roster is set for Team USA 18U and they will travel to Colombia to play in the 2011 COPABE ‘AAA’/18U Junior Pan American Championships, Nov. 17-27. This was the same tournament that was to be held in September, but was changed due to a natural disaster in the region.
A majority of the players come from two states: Florida and California and the team will be coached by former MLB player Scott Brosius.
Here is the 2011 roster:
Albert Almora, OF, Hialeah, Fla.
Alex Bregman, IF, Albuquerque, N.M.
Gavin Cecchini, IF, Lake Charles, La.
Troy Conyers, LHP, Lakeside, Calif.
David Dahl, OF, Birmingham Ala.
Chase DeJong, RHP, Long Beach, Calif.
Carson Fulmer, RHP, Lakeland, Fla.
Joey Gallo, IF/RHP, Las Vegas, Nev.
Cole Irvin, LHP, Anaheim, Calif.
Carson Kelly, IF/RHP, Portland, Ore.
Jeremy Martinez, C, Fountain Valley, Calif.
Chris Okey, C, Mt. Dora, Fla.
Cody Poteet, RHP, Bonita, Calif.
Nelson Rodriguez, C, New York, N.Y
Addison Russell, IF, Pace, Fla.
Clate Schmidt, RHP, Acworth, Ga.
Hunter Virant, LHP, Camarillo, Calif.
Walker Weickel, RHP, Orlando, Fla.
Mikey White, IF, Hoover, Ala.
Jesse Winker, OF, Windermere, Fla.