The 2013 World Baseball Classic (WBC) is in full swing as 15 teams seek to take the international title from Japan, which has won the first two events. Participation from major league players has been solid, with 45 former or current All-Stars on various rosters including R.A. Dickey, Gio Gonzalez, Ryan Braun and Joe Mauer for the United States.
However, there is also plenty of international talent available for teams to get a good look at. The Oakland A's have been no strangers to finding players from the event, signing Yoenis Cespedes (played for Cuba in 2009) and Hiroyuki Nakajima (played for champion Japan in 2009).
To that end, this event is a boon for American fans of the game who get to see talents that they otherwise would not be able to watch in the U.S. It also gives MLB scouts the chance to see if some players have the potential or the current ability to play at the major league level.
For the A's, there are three players I think they would be well suited to take a good look at.