The following is a list of Blue Jays players that have confirmed their participation in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. So far, two Jays have some type of confirmation, while others status is being speculated.
|Brett Lawrie||2009||Team Canada|
|Jose Reyes||2006, 2009||Dominican Republic|
|Adam Loewen||2006 (Pitcher)||Team Canada|
|R.A. Dickey||-||Team USA|
|J.P. Arencibia||-||Team USA|
|Edwin Encarnacion||-||Dominican Republic|
|Melky Cabrera||-||Dominican Republic|
|Esmil Rogers||-||Dominican Republic|
Jose Bautista is not expected to play for the Dominican Republic, according to Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopolus as of Jan. 5th “Right now, the thought is that he won’t play.”
Update: Jan. 12, 2013
Adam Loewen signed a minor league contract with the Blue Jays and will play in Team Canada’s outfield.
R.A. Dickey will pitch for Team USA.
Update: Jan. 15, 2013
Edwin Encarnacion will play for the Dominican along with Reyes and J.P. Arencibia confirmed for the United States.
Talking to a legend Joe Torre is a good way to start a week!! Honored to put on that USA jersey again!! #LetsGetIt
— jp arencibia (@jparencibia9) January 15, 2013
Update: Jan. 17, 2013
Melky Cabrera and Esmil Rogers are both listed as players on the Dominican roster. Looks like the Jays have a huge representation at the Classic this year.