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MLB stars include Mookie Betts, Mike Trout

The United States is out to defend its crown in the 2023 World Baseball Classic, with the team’s first game set for Saturday, March 11.

It’s the first World Baseball Classic since 2017 due to the COVID pandemic, and Team USA has assembled its greatest group of Major League Baseball stars to date.

Managed by Mark DeRosa, the 30-man roster includes MVP winners in Mike Trout, Mookie Betts and Paul Goldschmidt (Clayton Kershaw had to drop out), and some of the game’s other finest players like Nolan Arenado, Trea Turner, Tim Anderson and Pete Alonso.

Here’s a full look at the squad that will represent the United States in the 2023 tournament:

Team USA first basemen Paul Goldschmidt and Pete Alonso chat during a workout on Tuesday ahead of the tournament.

Team USA pitchers

Jason Adams (Rays)

Daniel Bard (Rockies)

David Bednar (Pirates)

Kyle Freeland (Rockies)

Kendall Graveman (White Sox)

Merrill Kelly (Diamondbacks)

Lance Lynn (White Sox)

Nick Martinez (Padres)

Miles Mikolas (Cardinals)

Adam Ottavino (Mets)

Ryan Pressly (Astros)

Brooks Raley (Mets)

Brady Singer (Royals)

Adam Wainwright (Cardinals)

Devin Williams (Brewers)

Team USA catchers

Kyle Higashioka (Yankees)

JT Realmuto (Phillies)

Will Smith (Dodgers)

Team USA infielders

Pete Alonso (Mets)

Tim Anderson (White Sox)

Nolan Arenado (Cardinals)

Paul Goldschmidt (Cardinals)

Trea Turner (Phillies)

Bobby Witt Jr. (Royals)

Team USA outfielders

Mookie Betts (Dodgers)

Jeff McNeil (Mets)

Cedric Mullins (Orioles)

Kyle Schwarber (Phillies)

Mike Trout (Angels)

Kyle Tucker (Astros)

Team USA coaching staff

  • Mark DeRosa (manager)

  • Jerry Manuel (bench coach)

  • Brian McCann (bench coach)

  • Ken Griffey Jr. (hitting coach)

  • Andy Pettitte (pitching coach)

  • Lou Collier (first base coach)

  • Dino Ebel (third base coach)

  • Dave Righetti (bullpen coach)

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Team USA World Baseball Classic roster: 2023 full list of MLB stars

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