Rogier van Zon of Honkbalsite.com published the final Baseball World Cup roster of the Netherlands Antilles on his website on Friday evening. Four players from the Dutch Hoofdklasse will make the trip to Sweden among the 24 total, Ludwin Obispo (ADO), Rafael Jozefa (Kinheim), Eldrion Regina (Sparta/Feyenoord) and Andley Simmons (Pioniers).
Also aboard are the Italian Baseball Leaguers Johannes Gregorius Jr., Randolph Kirindongo, Ulrich Snijders and Ardley Jansen (all San Marino). The lone current Minor Leaguer on the team is Raywendley van Gurp of the Gulf Coast League Mets.
The Netherlands Antilles are going to open Pool C of the Baseball World Cup on September 9th against host Sweden in the new-built ballpark in Sundbyberg. They also will play against Canada and South Korea in the first round.
Complete 24-man Roster:
Orsendo Clemencia (Sta. Rosa Indians), Didi Gregorius (Sta. Maria Pirates), Johannes Gregorius Jr. (T&A San Marino), Raymond Martis (Sta. Rosa Indians), Mario Mujica (Groot Kwartier Stars), Ludwin Obispo (ADO), Simon Pantophlet (Sint Maarten)
Randolph Kirindongo (Wils Cats/T&A San Marino), Sevard Seferina (Sta. Rosa Indians), Ulrich Snijders (Royal Scorpions/T&A San Marino)
Raydell Isabella (Sta. Maria Pirates), Dijonny Joubert (Sta. Maria Pirates), Rafael Jozefa (Corendon Kinheim), Ryan Ilario (Sta. Rosa Indians), Raywendley van Gurp (GCL Mets), Myron Wijman (Sta. Maria Pirates), Andrelton Simmons (Yorkton Cardinals), Andley Simmons (Royal Scorpions/Konica Minolta Pioniers)
Luisgardo Alvarez (Sta. Maria Pirates), Ardley Jansen (T&A San Marino), Jair Josepha (Royal Scorpions), Lorvin Louisa (Sta. Maria Pirates), Quincy Martina (Sta. Rosa Indians), Eldrion Regina (Sparta/Feyenoord)
Raymond van Gurp (manager), Marlon Balentien (coach), Renato Anastagasti (coach), Ronny Inecia (coach)