World Baseball Classic, Inc. today announced the members of the 2009 World Baseball Classic All-Tournament Team. The selections were voted on by a panel of journalists who covered the 2009 World Baseball Classic. Japan pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka repeated as World Baseball Classic Most Valuable Player.
The only unanimous choices were Korea first baseman Tae Kyun Kim and Cuba outfielder Frederich Cepeda.
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|Pos. ||PLAYER ||TEAM ||2009 WBC STATISTICS|
|C ||IVAN RODRIGUEZ ||PUERTO RICO ||.500, 3 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 6 R, .583 OBP, .950 SLG|
|1B ||TAE KYUN KIM (unanimous) ||KOREA ||.345, 3 HR*, 11 RBI*, 9 R*, .486 OBP, .690 SLG|
|2B ||JOSE LOPEZ ||VENEZUELA ||.417, 10 H, 6 2B*, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 8 R, .917 SLG|
|3B ||BUM HO LEE ||KOREA ||.400, 3 HR*, 7 RBI, 5 R, .900 SLG|
|SS ||JIMMY ROLLINS ||USA ||.417, 10 H, 2 3B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 4 R, 4 SB*|
|OF ||FREDERICH CEPEDA (unanimous) ||CUBA ||.500, 12 H*, 3 HR*, 10 RBI, 5 R, 23 TB|
|OF ||NORICHIKA AOKI ||JAPAN ||.324, 12 H*, 0 HR, 7 RBI, 4 R, 4 BB|
|OF ||YOENNIS CESPEDES ||CUBA ||.458, 3 3B*, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 5 R, 24 TB*|
|DH ||HYUN SOO KIM ||KOREA ||.393, 0 HR, 4 RBI, 6 R, .514 OBP|
|P ||2009 WBC MVP DAISUKE MATSUZAKA ||JAPAN ||3*-0, 2.45 ERA, 3 G (3 GS), 14.2 IP, 13 SO|
|P ||JUNGKEUN BONG ||KOREA ||2-0, 0.51 ERA, 4 G (3 GS), 17.2 IP|
|P ||HISASHI IWAKUMA ||JAPAN ||1-1, 1.35 ERA, 4 G (3 GS), 20.0 IP*, 15 SO|
* indicates player either led or tied for lead in that category.
Source: World Baseball Classic, Inc.
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