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2013 World Baseball Classic

Great Britain

Great Britain

IBAF WORLD RANK: 21

There are two British players competing in the Minor Leagues -- pitchers Chris Reed with the Los Angeles Dodgers organization and Estevenson Encarnacion in the Cleveland Indians' system. Great Britain's National Team placed second in the 2007 European Baseball Championship, earning a spot in the 2009 Baseball World Cup, where they finished 15th. More recently, Great Britain narrowly missed out on the second round in the 2010 European Baseball Championship, losing an extra-innings elimination game to Greece and ultimately finishing eighth overall. Great Britain, which hosted and won the inaugural Baseball World Cup in 1938.

Great Britain Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Hamilton Bennett 23 R-L 6'1" 180 Jun 26, 1988
Daniel Cooper 19 R-R 6'3" 205 Nov 6, 1986
Estevenson Encarnacion 36 R-R 6'4" 190 Jun 4, 1990
Jake Esch 32 R-R 6'4" 190 Mar 27, 1990
Greg Hendrix 29 L-L 6'4" 170 Feb 17, 1988
Josh Mason 26 R-R 6'2" 190 Sep 7, 1991
Chris Reed 14 L-L 6'4" 195 May 20, 1990
David Rees 28 L-L 6'0" 195 Mar 27, 1989
Michael Roth 31 L-L 6'1" 210 Feb 15, 1990
Alexander Smith 30 R-R 6'3" 215 Jan 3, 1981
Michael Trask 1 R-R 6'0" 185 Jul 6, 1990
Paul Waterman 22 L-L 6'4" 215 Oct 10, 1984
Kyle Wilson 17 R-R 6'2" 200 Apr 21, 1983
Catchers
Chris Berset 10 S-R 6'0" 195 Jan 27, 1988
Craig Pycock 8 - 6'2" 190 Mar 19, 1979
Infielders
Albert Cartwright 13 R-R 5'10" 180 Oct 31, 1987
Christopher Falls 15 R-R 5'10" 180 Mar 17, 1983
Michael Johnson 12 R-R 6'1" 195 Nov 29, 1987
Richard Klijn 5 R-R 5'10" 165 Jan 19, 1990
Aeden McQueary 9 R-R 6'1" 180 Sep 19, 1984
Matthew Roxburgh 25 R-R 6'3" 200 May 1, 1986
Sam Wiley 16 R-R 6'0" 200 Dec 28, 1986
Outfielders
Steve Bumbry 11 L-L 5'11" 185 Apr 4, 1988
B.J. Hubbert 24 R-R 6'4" 210 Aug 24, 1985
Bradley Marcelino 2 L-L 5'9" 180 Feb 27, 1982
Antoan Richardson 4 S-R 5'8" 165 Oct 8, 1983
Designated Hitters
Matthew McGraw 6 R-R 5'10" 175 Jun 24, 1985
Great Britain Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Samuel Dempster Manager
Brian Essery Pitching Coach
Mitch Evans First Base Coach
Darryl Reid Third Base Coach
Stephan Rapaglia Bench Coach
Brian Cleary Coach
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