Mexico national baseball team

The Mexico national baseball team (Spanish: Selección de béisbol de México) is the baseball team that represents Mexico in international tournaments. It is currently the 5th-ranked baseball team in the world.[1]

Mexico National Baseball Team
Information
CountryMexico
FederationMexican Federation of Baseball
ConfederationPan American Baseball Confederation
ManagerBenji Gil
WBSC ranking
Current 5 1 (31 December 2022)[1]
Highest4 (December 2021)
Lowest12 (December 2014)
World Baseball Classic
Appearances3 (first in 2006)
Best result6th (1 time, in 2006)
Olympic Games
Appearances1 (first in 2020)
Best result6 (2020)
World Cup
Appearances22 (first in 1940)
Best result 2nd (4 times, most recent in 1965)
Pan American Games
Appearances15 (first in 1951)
Best result 3rd (4 times, most recent in 2007)

Roster

Mexico roster
PlayersCoaches
Pitchers
  •  7 Julio Urías
  • 65 José Urquidy
  • 52 Humberto Castellanos
  • 68 Manny Bañuelos
  • 70 Brennan Bernardino
  • 55 Adrián Martínez
  • 59 César Vargas
  • 72 Javier Assad
  • 60 Giovanny Gallegos
  • 42 Roberto Osuna
  • 85 Luis Cessa
  • 75 Andrés Muñoz
  • 64 Víctor Arano
  • 63 Gerardo Reyes
  • 41 Daniel Duarte
  • 39 Manuel Rodríguez
  • 46 Carlos Bustamante
  • 81 Víctor González
  • 21 Miguel Aguilar
  • 49 Jesús Cruz
Catchers

Infielders

  • 44 Roberto Ramos
  • 36 Alfonso Rivas
  • 12 Jonathan Aranda
  •  8 Esteban Quiroz
  • 29 Ramón Urías
  •  2 Luis Urías
  • 19 Isaac Paredes
  • 28 Alejo López

Outfielders

  • 99 Alex Verdugo
  • 56 Randy Arozarena
  • 27 Joey Meneses
  • 15 Luis González
  •  5 Sebastián Elizalde
  •  3 José Cardona
Manager

Coaches

  • -- Rigoberto Beltrán
  • -- Vinny Castilla
  • -- Jacob Cruz
  • -- Elmer Dessens
  • -- Bobby Magallanes
  • -- Ever Magallanes
  • -- Tony Perezchica
  • -- José Silva


Results and fixtures

The following is a list of professional baseball match results currently active in the latest version of the WBSC World Rankings, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.[2]

Legend

  Win   Lose   Void or postponed   Fixture

2023

World Baseball Classic GS March 11 Colombia   Mexico Chase Field, United States
12:00 MT Boxscore
World Baseball Classic GS March 12 Mexico   United States Chase Field, United States
19:00 MT Boxscore
World Baseball Classic GS March 14 Great Britain   Mexico Chase Field, United States
19:00 MT Boxscore
World Baseball Classic GS March 15 Mexico   Canada Chase Field, United States
12:00 MT Boxscore

2021

Summer Olympics GS July 30 Mexico  0–1  Dominican Republic Yokohama Stadium, Japan
12:00 JT LP: Teddy Stankiewicz
Boxscore WP: Ángel Sánchez
Sv: Luis Castillo (1)
Attendance: 0
Summer Olympics GS July 31 Japan  7–4  Mexico Yokohama Stadium, Japan
12:00 JT WP: Masato Morishita
Sv: Ryoji Kuribayashi (1)
HR: Tetsuto Yamada (1), Hayato Sakamoto (1)
Boxscore LP: Juan Pablo Oramas
HR: Joey Meneses (1)
Attendance: 0
Summer Olympics R1 August 1 Israel  12–5  Mexico Yokohama Stadium, Japan
12:00 JT WP: Zack Weiss
HR: Danny Valencia (2)
Boxscore LP: Manny Barreda
Attendance: 0

2019

Pan American Games Q January 30 Nicaragua  12–4  Mexico Estádio Nishi, Brazil
10:00 BRT Boxscore
Pan American Games Q January 31 Mexico  13–3  Brazil Estádio Nishi, Brazil
14:30 BRT Boxscore
Pan American Games Q February 1 Mexico  3–2  Dominican Republic Estádio Nishi, Brazil
10:00 BRT Boxscore
Friendly March 9 Mexico  4–2  Japan Kyocera Dome, Japan
Boxscore
Friendly March 10 Mexico  0–6  Japan Kyocera Dome, Japan
Boxscore
WBSC Premier12 GS November 2 Dominican Republic  1–6 (F/6)  Mexico Estadio Panamericano, Mexico
19:00 CT Boxscore Attendance: 8,000
WBSC Premier12 GS November 3 Mexico  8–2  United States Estadio Panamericano, Mexico
19:00 CT Boxscore Attendance: 10,123
WBSC Premier12 GS November 5 Netherlands  2–10  Mexico Estadio Panamericano, Mexico
19:00 CT Boxscore Attendance: 6,895
WBSC Premier12 SR November 11 Chinese Taipei  0–2  Mexico ZOZO Marine Stadium, Japan
12:00 JT Boxscore Attendance: 2,803
WBSC Premier12 SR November 12 Australia  0–3  Mexico Tokyo Dome, Japan
12:00 JT Boxscore Attendance: 2,089
WBSC Premier12 SR November 13 Mexico  1–3  Japan Tokyo Dome, Japan
19:00 JT Boxscore Attendance: 31,776
WBSC Premier12 SR November 15 Mexico  3–7  South Korea Tokyo Dome, Japan
19:00 JT Boxscore Attendance: 5,121
WBSC Premier12 3rd November 17 United States  2–3 (F/10)  Mexico Tokyo Dome, Japan
12:00 JT Boxscore Attendance: 0

2018

Central American & Caribbean Games July 20 Cuba  5–0  Mexico Estadio Rentería, Colombia
15:00 COT Boxscore Attendance: 2,500
Central American & Caribbean Games July 21 Mexico  1–9  Colombia Estadio Rentería, Colombia
20:00 COT Boxscore Attendance: 10,000
Central American & Caribbean Games July 22 Nicaragua  0–5  Mexico Estadio Rentería, Colombia
10:00 COT Boxscore Attendance: 800
Central American & Caribbean Games July 24 Mexico  1–7  Puerto Rico Estadio Rentería, Colombia
15:00 COT Boxscore Attendance: 500
Central American & Caribbean Games July 25 Panama  5–2  Mexico Estadio Rentería, Colombia
10:00 COT Boxscore Attendance: 200
Central American & Caribbean Games July 27 Venezuela  0–3  Mexico Estadio Rentería, Colombia
20:00 COT Boxscore Attendance: 850
Central American & Caribbean Games July 29 Mexico  3–2  Dominican Republic Estadio Rentería, Colombia
15:00 COT Boxscore Attendance: 600

International competition

World Baseball Classic

Mexico has competed in all four editions of the World Baseball Classic.

Game log

2006 World Baseball Classic
Date Location Opponent Score1
March 7, 2006 Phoenix, Arizona  United States 0–2 L
March 8, 2006 Scottsdale, Arizona  South Africa 10–4 W
March 9, 2006 Phoenix, Arizona  Canada 9–1 W
March 12, 2006 Anaheim, California  South Korea 1–2 L
March 14, 2006 Anaheim, California  Japan 1–6 L
March 16, 2006 Anaheim, California  United States 2–1 W
2009 World Baseball Classic
Date Location Opponent Score1
March 8, 2009 Mexico City, Mexico  Australia 7–17 L
March 9, 2009 Mexico City, Mexico  South Africa 14–3 W
March 11, 2009 Mexico City, Mexico  Australia 16–1 W
March 12, 2009 Mexico City, Mexico  Cuba 4–16 L
March 15, 2009 San Diego, California  South Korea 2–8 L
March 17, 2009 San Diego, California  Cuba 4–7 L
2013 World Baseball Classic
Date Location Opponent Score1
March 7, 2013 Scottsdale, Arizona  Italy 5–6 L
March 8, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona  United States 5–2 W
March 9, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona  Canada 3–10 L
2017 World Baseball Classic
Date Location Opponent Score1
March 9, 2017 Guadalajara, Mexico  Italy 9-10 L
March 11, 2017 Guadalajara, Mexico  Puerto Rico 4-9 L
March 12. 2017 Guadalajara, Mexico  Venezuela 11-9 W
2023 World Baseball Classic
Date Location Opponent Score1
March 11th, 2023 Phoenix, Arizona  Colombia 0-0
March 12th, 2023 Phoenix, Arizona  United States 0-0
March 15th, 2023 Phoenix, Arizona  Canada 0-0

1 – Mexico score always listed first

2015

Team Mexico came in fourth in the 2015 WBSC Premier12 Tournament.

2019

Team Mexico won the bronze medal in the 12-team 2019 WBSC Premier12 Tournament in November 2019. Two quota spots were allocated from the Tournament, of the spots for six baseball teams at the 2020 Olympic Games, with Mexico as the top finisher from the Americas earning one spot.[3] First baseman/left fielder Efrén Navarro led the team with three doubles and shared the team lead with six RBIs, designated hitter Matt Clark led the team with a .440 OBP and an .800 slugging percentage and shared the team lead with three home runs, and second baseman Esteban Quiroz led the team with seven walks.[4] Half the Team Mexico roster consisted of players with birth certificates form the United States.[5]

International tournament results

World Baseball Classic

 Mexico
World Baseball Classic
Tournament Results
United States 20066th
Mexico / United States 20098th
United States 201311th
Mexico 201713th
Medal Tally
Gold
-
Silver
-
Bronze
-
World Baseball Classic record Qualification record
Year Round Position W L RS RA W L RS RA
2006 Round 2 6th 3 3 23 16 No qualifiers held
2009 Round 2 8th 2 4 47 52 No qualifiers held
2013 Round 1 11th 1 2 13 18 Automatically qualified
2017 Round 1 13th 1 2 24 28 3 0 25 2
2023 To be determined Automatically qualified
Total 5/5 7 11 107 114 3 0 25 2

Olympic Games

Summer Olympics record Qualification
Year Round Position W L RS RA
1992 Did not qualify Did not qualify
1996
2000
2004
2008
2020 Preliminary 6th 0 3 9 20 2019 WBSC Premier12
Total 1/6

Premier12 Tournament

Premier12 Tournament record
Year Round Position W L RS RA
2015 Semifinals 4th 3 5 29 50
2019 Finals 3rd 7 2 44 19
Total 2/2 10 7 73 69

Pan American Games

Central American and Caribbean Games

  • 1926: Silver
  • 1930: Silver
  • 1950: Silver
  • 1954: Silver
  • 1962: Bronze
  • 1970: Bronze
  • 1993: Silver
  • 2006: Bronze

Baseball World Cup

  • 1941: Bronze
  • 1943: Silver
  • 1944: Silver
  • 1961: Silver
  • 1965: Silver

U-23 Baseball World Cup

  • 2018: Gold
  • 2021: Silver

References

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