Team USA Potential Starting Lineup For World Baseball Classic

The full rosters for the World Baseball Classic have been released, and the lineup for Team USA is a Who's Who of baseball. The potential starting lineup is full of MVPs, batting champs and Gold Glove winners, and could look like this:

  • C    J.T. Realmuto
  • 1B  Paul Goldschmidt
  • 2B  Jeff McNeil
  • SS  Trea Turner
  • 3B  Nolan Arenado
  • OF  Mike Trout
  • OF  Mookie Betts
  • OF  Kyle Tucker
  • DH  Kyle Schwarber

And if that isn't strong enough, check out some of the highlights of this potential bench:

  • Pete Alonso
  • Tim Anderson
  • Cedric Mullins
  • Bobby Witt Jr.
The starting rotation features Clayton Kershaw, Nestor Cortes, Merrill Kelly, Lance Lynn and Adam Wainwright. 

Here's the full list of players who've committed to the team. 

The U.S. team is incredibly strong, but will certainly have its hands full with the insane lineup that the Dominican Republic will field at the Classic

Should be some fun baseball.  

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