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Ian Snell to pitch for Puerto Rico at WBC

Ian Snell to pitch for Puerto Rico at WBC

Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Ian Snell will throw for Puerto Rico at next year's World Baseball Classic.
Snell agreed on Tuesday to play for Puerto Rico, said Enrique Cruz, who heads team promotions.
Snell joined star catcher Ivan Rodriguez.
Snell, who had Puerto Rican ancestry on his father's side, had an ERA of 4.67 with 524 strikeouts in five years with the Pirates.
Cruz said a preliminary list of 45 players will be announced on Jan. 16, which will be whittled down to 28 confirmed participants three weeks later.


Updated : 2021-02-28 09:22 GMT+08:00