Trout, Betts, Ohtani among 8 MVPs in World Baseball Classic

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The United States' Mike Trout and Mookie Betts, Japan's Shohei Ohtani and Venezuela's Miguel Cabrera and Jose Altuve are among eight Major League Baseball MVPs on rosters for next month's World Baseball Classic. Canada's Freddie Freeman and the United States' Paul Goldschmidt and Clayton Kershaw also are on the rosters announced Thursday for the 20-nation tournament, to be played from March 8-21. Cy Young Award winner Sandy Alcantara of the Dominican Republic is also headed to the tournament, to be played in Tokyo; Taichung, Taiwan; Phoenix; and Miami.

Most recent MLB stories

Related topics

MLBNational Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast