July 12, 2010


USA Baseball Announces Team USA Roster


USA Baseball revealed the 22 members of its 2010 Collegiate National Team.


There are three returnees from the 2009 National Team: Gerrit Cole (right) of UCLA, Sonny Gray of Vanderbilt and Brad Miller of Clemson.


The roster includes five infielders, four outfielders, two catchers, nine pitchers and a pair of two-way players.


Team USA will play a five-game series against Korea before facing a Japanese Collegiate All-Star Team on July 21 at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha. The squad will head to Taipei, Taiwan, for a four-game set against Chinese Taipei at Tien-Mu Stadium beginning July 25. Team USA will conclude its summer schedule at the FISU World University Championships in Tokyo, Japan, from July 30-Aug. 7. The U.S. has won the past three FISU Worlds (2004, ’06, ’08).


2010 Collegiate National Team Roster

Tyler Anderson, So., LHP, Oregon

Matt Barnes, So., RHP, Connecticut

Jackie Bradley Jr., So., OF, South Carolina

Gerrit Cole, So., RHP, UCLA

Alex Dickerson, So., OF, Indiana

Nolan Fontana, Fr., IF, Florida

Sean Gilmartin, So., LHP/OF, Florida State

Sonny Gray, So., RHP, Vanderbilt

Brian Johnson, Fr., LHP, Florida

Drew Maggi, So., OF/IF, Arizona State

Mikie Mahtook, So., OF, LSU

Scott McGough, So., RHP, Oregon

Brad Miller, So., IF, Clemson

Brett Mooneyham, So., LHP, Stanford

Peter O'Brien, So., C, Bethune-Cookman

Nick Ramirez, So., IF/LHP, Cal State Fullerton

Noe Ramirez, So., RHP, Cal State Fullerton

Anthony Rendon, So., IF, Rice

Steve Rodriguez, So., C, UCLA

George Springer, So., OF, Connecticut

Kyle Winkler, So., RHP, TCU

Ryan Wright, So., IF, Louisville


Coaching Staff

Bill Kinneberg, Manager, Utah

Dave Serrano, Pitching Coach, Cal State Fullerton

Ed Blankmeyer, Assistant Coach, St. John's

Nino Giarratano, Assistant Coach, San Francisco



Danny Wheat, Athletic Trainer, Texas Christian

Nick Nakagama, Assistant Athletic Trainer/Auxiliary Coach, Utah

Malcolm Gray, Press Officer, East Carolina

Eric Campbell, General Manager, USA Baseball National Teams


(photo by Craig Jackson)