|St. Louis coach Jose Oquendo: Third time not a charm |
by Brian Walton of TheCardinalNation.com, December 13, 2012 at 1:18 pm ET
Jose Oquendo Profile
Team Puerto Rico announced its coaching staff for the 2013 World Baseball Classic to be held in March. The manager of the club in the first two WBCs in 2006 and 2009, St. Louis Cardinals third base coach Jose Oquendo, is not continuing.
New manager Edwin Rodriguez, former skipper of the Florida Marlins, will lead the following staff: Jose "Tony" Valentin (Bench), Carlos Delgado (Batting), Carlos Baerga (1st Base), Joe Espada (3rd Base), Jose "Cheo" Rosado (Bullpen), Ricky Bones (Pitching) and Jose David Flores (Assistant Coach).
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Carlos Beltran have already committed to play for Puerto Rico in the 2013 WBC.