U.S. selects Olympic qualifying baseball team

Updated: November 3, 2005, 3:05 PM ET
Associated Press

DURHAM, N.C. -- Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver and New York Mets outfielder Lastings Milledge were among 24 players picked Thursday for the U.S. baseball team.

The club, managed by Davey Johnson, will compete in qualifiers this month for the 2008 Olympics.

Six of the players appeared in the major leagues this year: Kansas City pitcher Jonah Bayliss, Washington infielder Brendan Harris, Angels catcher Jeff Mathis, Seattle pitcher Clint Nageotte, Colorado infielder Ryan ...

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