The following Astros are in the WBC:
USA: Ryan Pressly, Kyle Tucker
Dominican Republic: Bryan Abreu, Ronel Blanco, Cristian Javier, Rafael Montero, Hector Neris, Jeremy Pena
Venezuela: Jose Altuve, Luis Garcia
Mexico: Jose Urquidy
Puerto Rico: Martin Maldonado
Comment on the ongoing games below and watch for Juan Paez’s columns covering the WBC and Astros’ contributions every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
In a classic showdown between two international titans, Team Venezuela beat the Dominican Republic 5-1 on March 11. Luis Garcia shut down the Dominican juggernaut for three innings for Team Venezuela.