The Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) has announced their roster for the upcoming Italian Baseball Week in Tuscany. Tirrenia and Florence will host the national teams from Italy, Spain and Czech Republic for the preparation tournament in early September. Manager Marco Mazzieri is gathering the group on August 29 for a training camp in Tirrenia. The roster allows a preview for Italy’s team at the European Championship in Hoofddorp, although the professional players from the United States are still missing.
Roster Italy at IBW:
- Pitchers: Richetti, Corradini, Teran (Rimini); Crepaldi (Fortitudo BO); Coveri (Rookie League Phillies), Escalona, Rivera (Rimini); Panerati (Fortitudo BO); Florian, Oberto (San Marino)
- Catchers: Sabbatani (Fortitudo BO); Morreale, Reginato (San Marino)
- Infielders: Sambucci, Vaglio, Infante (Fortitudo BO); Epifano (Padova); Mercuri (Nettuno Baseball City)
- Outfielders: Poma (San Marino); Ambrosino (Fortitudo BO); Desimoni, Celli, Retrosi (Rimini); Nosti (Padova);
- Designated Hitter: Ramos (Rimini)