Cuba's Jose Abreu might be the best hitter in this year's World Baseball Classic.
The 2013 World Baseball Classic starts March 2, with round robin pool play getting the party started for the 16-team international tournament won by Japan in both 2006 and ’09. The championship round runs from March 17-19 at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Until then, many of the world’s top players will be going head-to-head from Tokyo to Miami.
Here’s a rundown of the top 20 MLB prospects playing in the WBC this time around.