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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Swedish Roster for European Championship revealed

The roster for the Swedish national team for the European Championship (September 12 to 21) got revealed this week. 24 players have been invited to play in a three-game exhibition series against Germany in Bonn, Mainz and Bad Homburg from September 7 to 9. Afterwards the team will travel to Regensburg for the first round for the Euros.

The team is led by veterans Adam Sorgi, Peter and Bjoern Johannessen, Magnus Pilegard and Jakob and Joakim Claesson. Reigning Swedish champion Stockholm Monarchs has eight players on the roster. Back on the team are also Chris Staehely, Nico Filice and Dave Long, who have playing experience in North America.

The coaching staff consists of head coach Dennis Cook, a former Major League pitcher who will lead Sweden into his third consecutive European Championship. He will be assisted by Steven Labay, Eddie Aucoin and Robert Klaver. Aucoin played another season in European baseball. Klaver is the head coach of the Vaessen Pioniers of the Dutch Hoofdklasse.

Roster:

  • #28 Pär Axelsson IF/ RHP
  • #22. Pontus Byström OF/RHP
  • #14 Arvid Carlstedt RHP
  • #41 Jakob Claesson RHP
  • #26 Joakim Claesson RHP
  • #17 Simon Emanuelsson IF
  • #18 Nico Filice IF
  • #25 Philip Gajzler DH/OF
  • #2 Oscar Holmberg C
  • #24 Johan Höglund IF
  • #5 Björn Johannessen C/IF
  • #11 Peter Johannessen OF
  • #30 Kent Karlsson RHP
  • #27 Mikael Lindqvist RHP/IF
  • #9 Dave Long LHP
  • #10 Mathias Persson OF/RHP
  • #8 Magnus Pilegård IF/C
  • #15 Emil Sahlin RHP/OF
  • #29 Albin Sivard LHP
  • #7 Adam Sorgi IF
  • #21 Christian Staehely RHP
  • #32 Jakob Syrén RHP
  • # 4 Oskar Vejkdahl IF

Coaching Staff:

  • Head Coach : Dennis Cook , # 42
  • Ass. Coach : Stephen Labay , # 23
  • Pitching Coach : Eddie Aucoin , # 33
  • Ass. Coach : Robert Klaver , # 22
  • General Manager : Ulf Steinvall

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