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2013 World Baseball Classic

South Africa

South Africa

IBAF WORLD RANK: 27

There are nine South African players under contract with MLB organizations. The South African National Team participated in both the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classics, finishing 16th both years.

South Africa Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Kieran Cree 31 R-R 6'2" 185 Feb 19, 1991
Dylan De Meyer 26 R-R 6'4" 165 Sep 16, 1992
Jared Elario 22 R-R 5'8" 205 Oct 14, 1988
Ryan Groves 25 R-R 5'9" 180 Sep 23, 1988
Gavin Jeffries 30 R-R 5'9" 207 Nov 24, 1976
Robert Lewis-Walker 19 R-R 6'3" 195 Apr 7, 1993
Dylan Lindsay 16 R-R 6'2" 185 Sep 4, 1991
Kieran Lovegrove 9 R-R 6'4" 185 Jul 28, 1994
Wade Mackey 34 R-R 6'2" 215 Jan 25, 1987
Carl Michaels 23 R-R 6'2" 185 May 21, 1981
Hein Robb 27 L-L 6'0" 185 May 12, 1992
Dylan Unsworth 3 R-R 6'1" 175 Sep 23, 1992
Catchers
Kyle Botha 4 R-R 5'8" 180 Aug 7, 1988
Brandon Bouillon 21 R-R 6'3" 217 Mar 21, 1989
Kyle Ettisch 5 R-R 6'2" 198 Aug 31, 1987
Infielders
Paul Bell 1 R-R 5'10" 170 Jun 24, 1980
Shannon Ekermans 29 L-L 6'2" 185 Jun 5, 1987
Gift Ngoepe 11 S-R 5'10" 165 Jan 18, 1990
Jonathan Phillips 7 R-R 5'10" 191 Apr 16, 1986
Allan Randall 33 R-R 5'8" 187 Aug 17, 1984
Outfielders
Alessio Angelucci 28 R-R 6'2" 190 Jul 28, 1988
Michael Dempsey 15 R-R 6'2" 185 Feb 28, 1984
Faizel Moosa 10 R-R 5'6" 176 Sep 2, 1975
Darren Wedel 12 R-R 6'0" 207 Mar 24, 1986
Karl Weitz 8 R-R 6'0" 200 Dec 8, 1988
Brett Willemburg 32 S-R 6'0" 180 Jul 2, 1984
Designated Hitters
Richard Holgate 20 R-R 6'1" 210 Mar 19, 1988
Wesley Hoskins 18 R-R 6'0" 215 Dec 3, 1989
South Africa Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Rick Magnante Manager
Brian McArn Hitting Coach
Craig Lefferts Pitching Coach
Neil Adonis First Base Coach
Mike Randall Third Base Coach
Alan Phillips Bench Coach
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