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Kershaw Committed to Team USA For 2023 World Baseball Classic

 Leif Skodnick - World Baseball Network  |    Dec 23rd, 2022 8:13am EST

Matthew Tallarini
Chief Correspondent
World Baseball Network 

Dec. 20, 2022

Three-time Cy Young Award Winner and 2020 World Series Champion Clayton Kershaw has committed to play for Team USA in March at the 2023 World Baseball Classic,  USA Baseball announced Monday.

Kershaw last year went 12-3 with a 2.28 ERA and was selected to the ninth All-Star Game of his career.  Team USA will play in Pool C from March 11to March 15 in Phoenix, Ariz. against Mexico, Colombia, Canada, and Great Britain. General Manager Tony Reagins is expected to finaliz the USA roster later in the upcoming weeks.  

By Postion, Team USA current players that have committed: 

C: J.T. Realmuto, Will Smith

1B: Pete Alonso, Paul Goldschmidt

2B: Trevor Story

SS: Tim Anderson, Trea Turner

3B: Nolan Arenado, Bobby Witt Jr. 

OF: Mookie Betts, Cedric Mullins, Mike Trout, Kyle Tucker

SP: Nestor Cortes, Nathan Eovaldi, Kyle Freeland, Merrill Kelly, Clayton Kershaw, Lance Lynn, Miles Mikolas, Brady Singer, Adam Wainwright, Logan Webb

RP: Daniel Bard, David Bednar, Nick Martinez, Adam Ottavino, Ryan Pressly, Dillon Tate, Devin Williams

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