Second baseman Trevor Story will be part of the United States team that will compete in the 2023 World Baseball Classic , USA Baseball, the organization responsible for structuring the ninth that will defend the title, announced Monday.
“Trevor Story joins the search #ForGlory🇺🇸” , USA Baseball published through its social networks along with an image of the star second baseman of the Boston Red Sox.
Story is the second player to confirm his participation with the United States team , and he will be alongside Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout, who will captain the US team.
The second baseman, who is in the middle of his first season with the Red Sox after signing a six-year, $140 million deal, will have the opportunity to take the field and defend the title of champion of the tournament of nations, conquered by the Red Sox. United States in 2017 edition .
The United States will begin its journey in the World Baseball Classic on March 11 at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. The all-American team was paired in Pool C with the ninths from Mexico, Colombia and Canada.