Tar Heel Times
UNC Sports & Recruiting News

Chris Iannetta 'humbled' to join Team USA

Colorado Rockies catcher Chris Iannetta figured he had an opportunity to play in the World Baseball Classic — just not with Team USA. Iannetta's parents were born in Italy and immigrated to the United States when they were around the ages of 8 and 6. This past winter, Iannetta kept in contact with Italy's team about the possibility of playing for Italy in the 16-team tournament that begins March 5.
Full article at Arizona Daily Star

Recent Baseball Alumni Articles:

1/13/2012Out of the park
1/12/2012BaseBald Program Grows Under Cancer Survivor Chase Jones
1/4/2012Eight Major Leaguers To Be In Attendance At First Pitch Dinner
1/3/2012Who's got next? The Mariners' Dustin Ackley
12/31/2011Chris Iannetta eager to play for Angels
12/30/2011Matt Harvey ranked as Mets top minor league prospect for 2012
12/30/2011Red Sox bring back Andrew Miller with one-year deal
12/10/2011Ex-Tar Heel Daniel Bard moving to Red Sox' rotation