New names disclosed Thursday are all right-handed pitchers - Mitchell Boggs (USA), Fernando Salas (Mexico) and Double-A Springfield's Richard Castillo (Spain). Salas has pitched for his home country in prior international competitions.
In addition, Jaime Garcia had been pre-announced as a member of Team Mexico, but is not on the club's current roster. The left-handed pitcher exited the 2012 playoffs early due to shoulder problems.
The 16-team tournament, consisting of three rounds, will run from March 2-19. The Cardinals will officially open their 2013 spring training schedule on February 23, but will not face any of the WBC teams in exhibitions this year.
Full schedules and rosters can be found on the World Baseball Classic website.
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