Pendleton County native Nate Jones has been selected to play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic.

Nate Jones to take part in World Baseball Classic

To make a major league baseball team’s roster is a great accomplishment. To become one of the best at your position is quite an achievement.

To represent your country in a world competition, that is a special lifetime opportunity.

Pendleton Countian Nate Jones has hit the trifecta as a Chicago White Sox reliever as he has been named to the USA roster for the World Baseball Classic.

“It’s not every day do you get a call from Joe Torre and Jim Leyland,” Jones said. “That was a pretty cool experience.”

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