Adrian Gonzalez, Luis Cruz, Hanley Ramirez among WBC selections.

Eight Dodgers will participate in the World Baseball Classic, according to preliminary rosters announced today.World Baseball Classic

Mexico: 1B Adrian Gonzalez, 3B Luis Cruz, SS Alfredo Amezaga.

Venezuela: RP Ronald Belisario

Dominican Republic: SS Hanley Ramirez

Spain: RP Paco Rodriguez

Australia: RP Peter Moylan

Italy: INF Nick Punto

Moylan and Amezaga signed minor-league deals with an invitation to spring training. The other six players are currently on the 40-man roster.

Dodgers Spanish-language color commentator Fernando Valenzuela will be the pitching coach for Team Mexico, a Dodgers spokesperson confirmed, even though he isn’t listed on Mexico’s roster online.

Former Dodgers outfielder Karim Garcia is listed on Mexico’s roster. Former Dodger Andruw Jones, a native of Curaçao, is playing for The Netherlands. Adrian Gonzalez’s brother, who finished last season in Japan, is also playing for Team Mexico.

Rosters must be finalized on Feb. 20.

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