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