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Six Members Of Tribe To Play In WBC

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Cleveland (WOIO) - Six members of the Cleveland Indians will participate in the World Baseball Classic in March, including relievers Vinnie Pestano and Chris Perez, who will pitch for the United States.  Catcher Carlos Santana will be on the Dominican Republic squad, while infielder Mike Aviles and pitcher Giovanni Soto will play for Puerto Rico, and shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera will play for Venezula.

Teams  with  less  than  28  players  on  their  provisional  rosters  may  fill  the  remaining  spots  prior  to  the Wednesday, February 20 deadline.  Each Federation must submit its final 28-man roster, including a minimum of 13 pitchers and two catchers, by February 20.

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