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2013 World Baseball Classic

Germany

Germany

IBAF WORLD RANK: 17

In 2009, the Twins signed Max Kepler to the most lucrative contract ever for a European talent. Kepler made his Major League debut in 2015, appearing in 3 games for the Twins at the tender age of 22. In 2010 -- for the first time in 35 years -- the Germans took home bronze at the European Baseball Championships in Stuttgart.

Germany Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Martin Dewald 5 L-R 5'9" 176 Mar 5, 1986
Lucas Dickman 18 R-R 6'0" 165 Jun 14, 1996
Daniel Hinz 48 R-R 6'3" 205 Oct 8, 1986
Sascha Koch 15 R-R 6'1" 170 Nov 30, 1997
Enorbel Marquez 25 L-L 6'2" 205 Dec 11, 1974
Will Ohman 13 L-L 6'2" 225 Aug 13, 1977
Sven Schuller 38 R-R 6'3" 205 Jan 17, 1996
Markus Solbach 21 R-R 6'5" 205 Aug 26, 1991
Luke Sommer 30 L-L 6'3" 215 Jun 22, 1985
Lukas Steinlein 2 R-R 5'11" 167 Mar 26, 1991
Jan-Niclas Stoecklin 34 R-R 6'6" 230 May 11, 1990
Daniel Thieben 19 R-R 6'4" 195 Sep 18, 1993
Kevin Trisl 3 R-R 6'1" 178 Mar 17, 1993
Maurice Wilhelm 31 R-R 6'2" 190 Oct 6, 1987
Catchers
Simon Guhring 14 R-R 6'0" 208 Jul 14, 1983
Chris Howard 24 R-R 5'10" 190 Feb 11, 1989
Bruce Maxwell 20 L-R 6'1" 250 Dec 20, 1990
Infielders
Maximilian Boldt 23 R-R 6'2" 200 Sep 1, 1988
Eric Brenk 33 R-R 6'2" 188 Mar 22, 1992
Ludwig Glaser 28 R-R 6'0" 195 Dec 19, 1987
Lukas Jahn 1 R-R 5'11" 178 Sep 29, 1991
Nadir Ljatifi 11 R-R 5'10" 170 Feb 21, 1998
Christoph Ziegler 12 L-R 5'11" 180 Feb 8, 1992
Outfielders
Kevin Kotowski 8 L-R 6'1" 180 Jan 5, 1991
Donald Lutz 49 L-R 6'3" 240 Feb 6, 1989
Sascha Lutz 32 L-L 6'5" 198 Oct 29, 1983
Kent Matthes 22 R-R 6'2" 215 Jan 8, 1987
Dominique Taylor 44 R-R 6'1" 200 Aug 11, 1992
Germany Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Garth Iorg 7 Manager
Dennis Cook 42 Pitching Coach
Troy Williams 27 First Base Coach
Willie Upshaw 6 Bench Coach
Vincent Ahrens 9 Bullpen Catcher
Martin Helmig 37 Assistant Coach
Dustin Yount 29 Assistant Coach
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