Bucci Added to WBC Provincial Roster

Baseball Canada

February 8, 2013, (ISN) – Baseball Canada announced today that RHP Nick Bucci (Sarnia, ON) has been added to Canada’s Provisional Roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic.

Bucci replaces RHP Scott Richmond (Vancouver, BC) who has been removed from the Provisional Roster after suffering a knee injury while participating in Spring Training drills with the Lotte Giants (Korea).

Bucci, 23, had a record of 2-2 with a 1.99 ERA in 6 starts in 2012 with Brevard County, the High-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.

He was a member of the Canadian team that captured the gold medal at the 2011 Pan Am Games in Mexico.