After Mexico, Nicaragua, Czech Republic, France, Germany and Spain already had announced their rosters, the other two squads participating in next week’s World Baseball Classic Qualifiers in Panama and Mexicali are known as well. World Baseball Classic, Inc. published all rosters through www.worldbaseballclassic.com.
As reported during the offseason Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz highlights Panama’s squad. New York Mets infield prospect Dilson Herrera will suit up for Colombia. Both WBC Qualifiers will be played from March 17 to 20. Only the winners qualify for the main event of the World Baseball Classic in 2017.