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Luke Weaver Makes Final Team USA Roster

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Luke Weaver will represent Team USA this summer. The sophomore right hander made the final 24-man roster as announced by the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Sunday evening. 

Weaver had made two starts for Team USA this summer so far and was 0-0 with a 1.12 ERA, having given up just one run on five hits in 8.0 innings of work while notching 11 strikeouts and walking just three.  

Weaver is one of 12 pitchers that will take part in international competition this summer.  Play will begins July 5 with a game against the Matsuyama Industrial League in Japan. The 39th edition of the USA-Japan series gets underway July 6 in Matsuyama, Japan. Upon returning to the US, the team will play a pair of exhibition games before opening up a five game series against Cuba on July 18 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Here's the complete roster:

Name, Position, School, Hometown

Tyler Beede, RHP, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Mass.
David Berg, RHP, UCLA, Covina, Calif.
Skye Bolt, OF, North Carolina, Woodstock, Ga.
Alex Bregman, IF, LSU, Albuquerque, N.M.
Nick Burdi, RHP, Louisville, Downers Grove, Ill.
Ryan Burr, RHP, Arizona State, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Matt Chapman, IF, Cal State Fullerton, Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
Michael Conforto, OF, Oregon State, Woodinville, Wash.
Austin Cousino, OF, Kentucky, Dublin, Ohio
Riley Ferrell, RHP, TCU, College Station, Texas
Brandon Finnegan, LHP, TCU, Fort Worth, Texas
Grayson Greiner, C, South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
C.J. Hinojosa, IF, Texas, Spring, Texas
Matt Imhof, LHP, Cal Poly, Fremont, Calif.
Daniel Mengden, RHP/C, Texas A&M, Houston, Texas
Preston Morrison, RHP, TCU, Waxhaw, N.C.
Carlos Rodon, LHP, NC State, Holly Springs, N.C.
Kyle Schwarber, C, Indiana, Middletown, Ohio
Taylor Sparks, IF, UC Irvine, Long Beach, Calif.
Tommy Thorpe, LHP, Oregon, Vancouver, Wash.
Sam Travis, IF, Indiana, Orland Park, Ill.
Trea Turner, IF, NC State, Lake Worth, Fla.
Luke Weaver, RHP, Florida State, Deland, Fla.
Brad Zimmer, OF, San Francisco, La Jolla, Calif.

 

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