Colombia, Cuba name preliminary rosters for WBSC Men's Softball World Cup Americas qualifier

Colombia, Cuba name preliminary rosters for WBSC Men's Softball World Cup Americas qualifier
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16 February 2024
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With the WBSC Men's Softball World Cup Americas qualifier fast approaching, No. 10 Cuba and No. 19 Colombia unveiled their preliminary roster for the continental championship, which will award five spots in the World Cup. The event will be held in Sincelejo, Colombia, from 7 to 13 April.

The tournament is a qualifier for the WBSC Men's Softball World Cup, which will start later this year with the group stage. Group A will be hosted in Hermosillo, Mexico, from 12 to 16 June; Group B is scheduled from 10 to 14 July in Prince Albert, Canada; and Group C will be played in Oklahoma City, USA, from 17 to 21 September.


A total of 29 players were named to Cuba's Men's National Softball Team preliminary roster. The list is made up of four catchers, nine infielders, seven outfielders and nine pitchers, including veterans Alain Roman and Glubuel Plutin.

  1. Yasmani Evelio Álvarez Peraza - Outfielder
  2. Yaniel Álvarez Royero - Pitcher
  3. Oscar Miguel Boulot Nápoles - Outfielder
  4. Cesar Boza Montolla - Infielder
  5. Raciel Brocat González - Infielder
  6. Yosvani Cárdenas Morales - Pitcher
  7. Héctor Castillo Blair - Outfielder
  8. Ordanis Díaz Sierra - Pitcher
  9. Luis Raúl Dominguez Robles - Infielder
  10. José Ángel Fuentes Rojas - Infielder
  11. Rafael Guerra Barsaga - Pitcher
  12. Diego Alejandro Laborde Miyar - Pitcher
  13. Reynaldo Lamote Prades - Outfielder
  14. Jonatán Leiva Comendador - Infielder
  15. Odlanier Milanés Galardi - Catcher
  16. Osvaldo Pérez Pérez - Infielder
  17. Gubel Plutin Quintero - Pitcher
  18. Marco Antonio Pozo Zubizarreta - Catcher
  19. Yurisamdre Ramos Suárez - Outfielder
  20. Andrés Reyna López - Catcher
  21. Juan Yasmani Ríos Fabars - Infielder
  22. Yuri Rodriguez Castellanos - Infielder
  23. Yesander Rodriguez Vinent - Infielder
  24. Alain Román González - Pitcher
  25. Cesar Emmanuel Salgado Alarcón - Pitcher
  26. Manuel Orlando Savigne Hernández - Outfielder
  27. Anibal Vaillant González - Outfielder
  28. Adonis Velázquez Peña - Pitcher
  29. Reinier Vera Mesa - Catcher

Cuba has participated in three World Cups, including the last two in a row. They debuted in 1988 with a fourth-place finish, and then came back in 2019 and 2022, ending in 10th and fifth place respectively.


Colombia has also named 29 players to participate in their first training camp from 23-25 February in Cartagena, Colombia. The team will host the Pan American Championship in Sincelejo, aiming to qualify for their second WBSC Men's Softball World Cup. Colombia's debut in the premiere event was in 2013, when they finished in 10th place.


  1. Luis Amaya
  2. Jeison Anillo
  3. José Barrios
  4. Adonay Boscán
  5. Niver Cabrera
  6. Alberto Cardona
  7. Claudio Castillo
  8. Hernán Cavadia
  9. Elkis Chinchilla
  10. Eduardo Cuesta
  11. Jose David Franco
  12. Reynaldo Gutiérrez
  13. Sergio Hernández
  14. Cristóbal Herrera
  15. Ronny Jones
  16. John Lara
  17. Eleazar Luna
  18. Edgar Mercado
  19. Josimar Pereira
  20. Manuel Pérez
  21. Michelangelo Puello
  22. Kevin Quiroz
  23. Edwin Ramirez
  24. Andrés Felipe Rodríguez
  25. Jaime Salgado
  26. Daniel Sarkar
  27. Blas Silgado
  28. Juan Sebastián Torres
  29. Dewins Verbel

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