Team USA announces final roster for Cuba series

In advance of the five-game series between the USA Collegiate National Team and the Cuban National Team, Team USA announced its final 26-man roster on Tuesday afternoon.

Team USA (6-4) will begin a five-game series with the Cuban National Team on Wednesday at 7 p.m. EDT at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
 
Cuba and Team USA will each have a 26-man roster for the event, with Team USA sporting a core roster of 24 with the addition of two local standout pitchers rounding out its roster for the event. Local pitchers Bailey Clark (Duke) and Tommy DeJuneas (N.C. State) will join the Team USA roster for the series.
 
The USA Collegiate National Team roster will include Nick Banks (Texas A&M), Bryson Brigman (San Diego), Zack Burdi (Louisville), Bobby Dalbec (Arizona), Anfernee Grier (Auburn), Garrett Hampson (Long Beach State), KJ Harrison (Oregon State), Ryan Hendrix (Texas A&M), Tanner Houck (Missouri), Ryan Howard (Missouri), Daulton Jefferies (California), Anthony Kay (UCONN), Brendan McKay (Louisville), Stephen Nogosek (Oregon), Chris Okey (Clemson), A.J. Puk (Florida), Corey Ray (Louisville), Buddy Reed (Florida), JJ Schwarz (Florida) Mike Shawaryn (Maryland), Logan Shore (Florida) and Robert Tyler (Georgia).
 
The team is managed by legendary St. John's head coach Ed Blankmeyer and includes N.C. State's Elliot Avent, San Diego's Rich Hill, Kentucky's Gary Henderson, LSU's Paul Mainieri, Missouri's Trevor Coleman and N.C. State's Tyler Younger.

 

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Name

Position

B-T

Ht.

Wt.

DOB

3

Buddy Reed

OF

S-R

6-4

185

4/27/1995

4

Nick Banks

OF

L-L

6-0

200

11/18/1994

5

Garrett Hampson

UTL

R-R

6-0

165

10/10/1994

6

Corey Ray

OF

L-L

5-11

185

9/22/1994

7

Bryson Brigman

UTL

R-R

5-11

180

6/19/1995

8

Ryan Howard

SS

R-R

6-1

192

7/25/1994

9

Anfernee Grier

OF

R-R

6-0

170

10/13/1995

11

Daulton Jefferies

RHP

L-R

6-0

180

8/2/1995

12

Zack Burdi

RHP

R-R

6-3

209

3/9/1995

13

Stephen Nogosek

RHP

R-R

6-1

172

2/18/1995

16

Matt Crohan

LHP

L-L

6-4

200

7/27/1995

18

Mike Shawaryn

RHP

R-R

6-3

211

10/17/1994

21

JJ Schwarz

C/DH

R-R

6-1

205

3/28/1996

22

Robert Tyler

RHP

L-R

6-4

217

6/18/1995

23

Anthony Kay

LHP

L-L

6-0

187

3/21/1995

24

Bobby Dalbec

RHP/3B

R-R

6-4

219

6/29/1995

25

Chris Okey

C

R-R

6-0

185

12/29/1994

27

Ryan Hendrix

RHP

R-R

6-3

185

12/16/1994

28

A.J. Puk

LHP

L-L

6-7

225

4/25/1995

31

Tanner Houck

RHP

R-R

6-5

215

6/29/1996

32

Zach Jackson

RHP

R-R

6-4

215

12/25/1994

33

Drew Rasmussen

RHP

R-R

6-1

220

7/27/1995

34

KJ Harrison

1B

R-R

6-0

200

8/11/1996

35

Logan Shore

RHP

R-R

6-2

215

12/28/1994

38

Brendan McKay

LHP/1B

L-L

6-2

203

12/18/1995

40

Seth Romero

LHP

L-L

6-1

242

4/19/1996

44

David Peterson

LHP

L-L

6-6

215

9/3/1995