Former UE star Kyle Freeland commits to play for Team USA in World Baseball Classic
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Former University of Evansville baseball star and Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland committed to play for Team USA in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) on Friday.
In only six seasons, Freeland sits ninth all-time in Rockies victories, while his 114 ERA+ ranks second in franchise history.
He joins an all-star lineup as USA Baseball seeks its second consecutive WBC title.
MLB reports that rosters won’t be finalized until later this winter.
Team USA begins competition in Phoenix on March 11, squaring off against Mexico, Colombia, Canada and Great Britain in pool play.
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