World Baseball Classic
The World Baseball Classic Rosters were announced and eight Cubs will be involved with the event - five from the major league squad. (Drumroll please)
MLB has released the 45-man provisional rosters of the national teams that will be playing in the 2009 World Baseball Classic (WBC).
Rosters will need to be cut-down to 28 (with at least 13 pitchers) by February 24th.
There are presently a total of 17 Cubs major leaguers and minor leaguers on the provisional rosters of the WBC teams: