CARY, N.C. — Oregon pitcher Kenyon Yovan and Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman have been named to the 26-player roster for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, USA Baseball announced Monday.
It's the second straight summer that Yovan has been selected to join the roster of freshman and sophomore players.
The two will join the national team for the 42nd USA vs. Japan Collegiate All-Star Series that begins at 4:05 p.m., Tuesday, at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, N.C. The second game of the series will be held at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park at 3:05 p.m. on Wednesday.
Other games will be played Friday (Savannah, Ga.), Saturday (Charleston, S.C.) and Sunday (Macon, Ga.) before the team travels to Havana, Cuba, for the seventh USA vs. Cuba International Friendship Series July 10-14 at historic Estadio Latinoamericano.