The French Baseball and Softball Federation (FFBS) announced their roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Tucson, Arizona. The team will be led by former San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy. His son Brett Bochy will be a player on the team. Also Alen Hanson, Ernesto Martinez, Jason Alexander and Donato Auguste will have current connections to MLB organizations. France faces Germany in the opener on March 13. Other opponents in the first of two WBC Qualifiers will be South Africa, Brazil, Nicaragua and Pakistan.