Argentina
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Information
CountryArgentina Argentina
FederationArgentine Baseball Federation
ConfederationWBSC Americas
ManagerRolando Arnedo
WBSC ranking
Current 27 Decrease 2 (31 December 2021)[1]
Highest21 (2 times; latest in December 2018)
Lowest28 (December 2014)
Uniforms
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Home
Away
Pan American Games
Appearances1 (first in 2019)
Best result7th

The Argentina national baseball team (Spanish: Selección de béisbol de Argentina) is the national baseball team of Argentina. The team represents Argentina in international competitions. They are nicknamed "The Gauchos."

The national team has won the South American Baseball Championship on 7 different occasions, the last one of which was held in Buenos Aires, in April 2018, after defeating Brazil by a score of 7 to 1 (their previous victories were in 1959, 2004, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016).[2] Thanks to this victory, Argentina's baseball team qualified for the 2019 Pan American Games, the first time the team has ever qualified.

In 2022, Argentina participated for the first time in the 2023 World Baseball Classic qualification.[3]

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of professional baseball match results currently active in the latest version of the WBSC World Rankings, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.[4]

Legend

  Win   Lose   Void or postponed   Fixture

2022

Copa Sudamérica GS July 24 Argentina  10–0 (F/5)  Ecuador Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
WP: Guido Monis
Boxscore LP: Israel Saldarriaga
Attendance: 50
Copa Sudamérica GS July 26 Argentina  10–4 (F/8)  Peru Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
WP: Diego Echeverría
Boxscore LP: Matías Miyagusuku
Attendance: 400
Copa Sudamérica GS July 27 Argentina  10–0 (F/5)  Bolivia Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
WP: Fernando Cancelare
Boxscore LP: Quiroga, Ronal
Attendance: 50
Copa Sudamérica GS July 28 Argentina  9–5  Brazil Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
WP: Franco Pérez
Boxscore LP: Pedro Oliveira
Attendance: 100
Copa Sudamérica SF July 29 Argentina  3–2  Peru Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
WP: Federico Robles
Boxscore LP: Jonathan Farías
Attendance: 350
Copa Sudamérica F July 30 Argentina  0–2  Brazil Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
LP: Lucas Ramón
Boxscore WP: André Rienzo
Attendance: 120
World Baseball Classic Q September 30 Pakistan  4–7  Argentina Rod Carew Stadium, Panama
19:00 ET LP: Omar Arif
Boxscore WP: Lucas Ramon
Sv: Franco Perez (1)
Attendance: 466
Umpires: HP: Lisa Turbitt. 1B: Frantisek Pribyl. 2B: Dane Poncsak. 3B: Michael Ulloa
World Baseball Classic Q October 1 Argentina  0–11 (F/7)  Panama Rod Carew Stadium, Panama
19:00 CT LP: Guido Monis
Boxscore WP: Humberto Mejía
HR: Jose Ramos (1)
Attendance: 5,314
Umpires: HP: Michael Ulloa. 1B: Lisa Turbitt. 2B: Frantisek Pribyl. 3B: Mark Stewart
World Baseball Classic Q October 2 New Zealand  1–4  Argentina Rod Carew Stadium, Panama
19:00 CT LP: Elliot Johnstone
HR: Chayton Krauss (1)
Boxscore WP: Federico Robles
Sv: Jose Mendoza (1)
Attendance: 193
Umpires: HP: Frantisek Pribyl. 1B: Michael Ulloa. 2B: Mark Stewart. 3B: Austin Jones
World Baseball Classic Q October 4 Argentina  5–6  Nicaragua Rod Carew Stadium, Panama
12:00 CT LP: Franco Perez
HR: Lucas Stalman (1)
Boxscore WP: Berman Espinoza
Sv: Roniel Raudes
Attendance: 185
Umpires: HP: Mark Stewart. 1B: Michael Ulloa. 2B: Dane Poncsak. 3B: Juan Manuel Rodriguez

2019

Pan American Games GS July 29 Argentina  0–10 (F/8)  Canada Lima, Peru
15:05 PET Boxscore Attendance: 2,355
Pan American Games GS July 30 Colombia  4–2  Argentina Lima, Peru
15:05 PET Boxscore Attendance: 1,560
Pan American Games GS July 31 Cuba  10–0 (F/7)  Argentina Lima, Peru
15:05 PET Boxscore Attendance: 987
Pan American Games 7th August 2 Peru  1–20 (F/5)  Argentina Lima, Peru
10:05 PET Boxscore Attendance: 1,125

2018

Copa Sudamérica GS April 14 Argentina  17–0 (F/6)  Bolivia Buenos Aires, Argentina
Copa Sudamérica GS April 15 Argentina  3–2  Brazil Buenos Aires, Argentina
Copa Sudamérica GS April 16 Chile  1–9  Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Copa Sudamérica GS April 18 Argentina  11–1  Chile Buenos Aires, Argentina
Copa Sudamérica GS April 19 Brazil  8–6  Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Copa Sudamérica GS April 20 Bolivia  Void  Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Copa Sudamérica F April 21 Argentina  7–1  Brazil Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tournament results

World Baseball Classic

World Baseball Classic record Qualification record
Year Round Position W L RS RA W L RS RA
2006 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2009 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2013 Did not enter Did not enter
2017 Did not enter Did not enter
2023 Did not qualify 2 2 16 22
Total 0/5 2 2 16 22
Tournament Appearances Best Result
South America Baseball Championship 18 (first in 1957) 1st (7 times)
Pan American Games 1 (first in 2019) 7th

Roster

Argentina roster - 2023 World Baseball Classic Qualifier
Players Coaches
Pitchers
  • 18 Thomas Cuenca
  • 49 Diego Echeverría
  • 28 Juan Elorza
  • 22 Carlos Gimenez
  • 29 Eric Ma
  • 77 Jose Mendoza
  • 16 Guido Monis
  • 11 Franco Pérez
  • 21 Lucas Ramón
  • 25 Kevin Riello
  • 55 Federico Robles
Catchers
  •  1 José Gerez
  •  2 Lucas Nakandakare

Infielders

  • 42 Jacinto Cipriota
  • 14 Pedro Figueras
  • 27 Andres Kim
  •  5 Lucas Stalman
  • 20 Exequiel Talevi
  • 66 Agustín Tissera

Outfielders

  • 35 Sebastián García
  •  7 Julian Pedrouzo
  • 23 Matías Robles
  • 43 Eduardo Zurbriggen
Manager
  • 24 Rolando Arnedo

Coaches

  • 15 Gabriel Sansó (Bench)
  • 13 Marcelo Alfonsin (Pitching)
  •  9 Nicolás Solari (First Base)
  • 10 Eduardo Capdevila (Third Base)
  • 50 Federico Bisbal (Analytics)


References

  1. ^ "The WBSC World Ranking". WBSC. 31 December 2021. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Argentina wins South American Baseball Championship, earns Pan American Games berth". www.wbsc.org/. World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC). 22 April 2018. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  3. ^ Beccacece, Diego (18 August 2022). "Histórico: Argentina jugará el World Baseball Classic". Beisbol Argentino (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 October 2022.
  4. ^ "Argentina in the WBSC Ranking (Men's baseball)". World Baseball Softball Confederation. Retrieved 12 August 2021.