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USA continues to arm his team for what will be the edition of a new World Baseball Classic, which will be played in the middle of the year 2023. In the first instance, they confirmed to Mike Trout as his captain and now, the star starter Paul Goldschmidt He has also given the “Yes” to be in the contest with his country and thus seek the world championship.
In the first instance, Goldschmidt will assume the reins of first base, a position he has defended throughout his career and where he has become one of the best players in the world both defensively and offensively.
In fact, in his twelve seasons in baseball Big leagues, Goldschmidt has been awarded four Golden Gloves, all of them conquered in the National League with Arizona Rattlesnakes and now with Cardinals of Saint Louis.
Likewise, the 34-year-old player has also attended seven Star Gamesthe last in the current campaign due to his explosion with the wood with the “red birds”. Without forgetting that, he also has in his list of winners four Silver bats.
After his success in 2017 when he won gold, Goldschmidt He has decided to return with his team to repeat what he did that year and what better way to do it than, together with other players who are true stars of The majors.
Finally, Goldschmidt joined organization partner Nolan Arenado, who will be the starting third baseman and shortstop Trevor Story; while Mike Trout will lead the dugout so that his team is the most fearsome in the entire contest.
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