Doolittle Selected to 22-Man USA Baseball Natonal Team Roster
July 3, 2006
NEWPORT, R.I.. – – Virginia left-handed pitcher/first baseman Sean Doolittle has been selected to the 2006 USA Baseball National Team’s final 22-man roster for the second straight year. Doolittle earned the spot after taking part in tryouts with 35 players invited for the elite team.
Virginia has been represented in each of the last three years. Ryan Zimmerman was a member of the team in 2004 while Doolittle is making his second straight appearance.
Sophomores J.P. Arencibia (Tennessee), Doolittle and David Price (Vanderbilt) made the team for the second straight year. The roster includes 14 sophomores, seven freshmen and a junior. Tennessee and Vanderbilt both placed two players on the club, with Julio Borbon joining Arencibia and Pedro Alvarez joining Price.
Seven All-Americans will play for Team USA: Jake Arrieta, Alvarez, Zack Cozart, Doolittle, Wes Roemer, Nick Schmidt and Cole St.Clair. Five All-Freshman players made the team: Alvarez, Brandon Crawford, Tim Federowicz, Tommy Hunter and Jemile Weeks.
Team USA begins play July 4 against Taiwan in Pawtucket, R.I.
Below is a complete look at the 22-member 2005 USA Baseball Team roster and the 2005 USA Baseball Team schedule . For more information about Team USA Baseball, please go to: www.usabaseball.com.
2006 USA Baseball National Team Roster
Pedro Alvarez 3b Vanderbilt Fr.
J.P. Arencibia c Tennessee So.
Jake Arrieta rhp Texas Christian So.
Bryan Augenstein rhp Florida So.
Darwin Barney inf/of Oregon State So.
Julio Borbon of Tennessee So.
Preston Clark c Texas Fr.
Zack Cozart ss/3b Mississippi So.
Brandon Crawford ss UCLA Fr.
Ross Detwiler lhp Missouri State So.
Sean Doolittle lhp/1b Virginia So.
Tim Federowicz c/1b North Carolina Fr.
Todd Frazier inf/of Rutgers So.
Nick Hill lhp Army Jr.
Tommy Hunter rhp Alabama Fr.
Roger Kieschnick of Texas Tech Fr.
Daniel Moskos lhp Clemson So.
David Price lhp Vanderbilt So.
Wes Roemer rhp Cal State Fullerton So.
Nick Schmidt lhp Arkansas So.
Cole St.Clair lhp Rice So.
Jemile Weeks 2b Miami Fr.