Beltran, Delgado, Williams named to Team Puerto Rico

Updated: February 27, 2006, 8:27 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado of the New York Mets and Tigers catcher Ivan Rodriguez were among the 30 players on the roster Puerto Rico announced Monday for the World Baseball Classic.

Carlos Beltran

Bernie Williams

Among the other notable players who have confirmed their position and are expected to report to Puerto Rico's training camp in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Thursday are New York Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams, Orioles catcher Javy Lopez and White Sox pitcher Javier Vazquez.

The team will be managed by former major leaguer Jose Oquendo.

Puerto Rico will hold workouts March 3-4 and will begin play in the WBC against Panama on March 7.

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