As Larry posted earlier, the Mariners have several players that will participate. But besides the seven players that would be on the 25-man roster: Adrian Beltre (Dominican Republic); Ichiro Suzuki and Kenji Johjima (Japan); Felix Hernandez, Carlos Silva, Endy Chavez and Jose Lopez, there are also several minor leaguers participating ..
P Phillippe Aumont, Canada
IF Alex Liddi, Italy
OF Greg Halman, Netherlands
P Manuel Campos, Panama
IF Anthohy Phillips, South Africa
There are also some former Mariners players or farmhands playing including closer J.J. Putz, who made the U.S. Team.
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Also Travis Blackley and Chris Snelling are playing for Australia. Snelling, who is still a free agent, will use the WBC as an audition.
Alex Rodriguez is playing for the Dominican Republic. Phil Barzilla, who pitched for the Rainers, will compete for Italy, while Jorge Campillo will pitch for Mexico.
Also Ashley Scott, who plays locally for Tacoma Community College will suit up for South Africa.