Ross Detwiler to pitch for Team USA in World Baseball Classic
Starting pitcher Ross Detwiler will pitch for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic, the Nationals announced Tuesday morning.
|Detwiler joins the Team USA rotation for the World Baseball Classic. (US Presswire)|
Detwiler, 26, went 10-8 with a 3.40 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 105 strikeouts in 164 1/3 innings last season. While he is a No. 5 starter, he's probably the best fifth starter in the majors and is a worthy addition to the U.S. team.
The United States will begin pool play on March 8 against Mexico at Chase Field (Phoenix, home of the Diamondbacks) at 9 p.m. ET on MLB Network.
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