Name: Matt Palazzo
Position: Infield
DOB: 8/17/1982
Birthplace: Des Moines
Hometown: Pleasant Hill, Iowa
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 WBSC Men's World Championship; Hit .240 (6-for-25) with two home runs, nine RBI and eight runs scored
  • 2015 WBSC Men's World Championship; Hit .217 (5-for-23) with one home run, two RBI and seven runs scored
  • 2013 National Team Member ISF Men's World Championship; Hit .469 (15-for-32) with 13 RBI, six HR and 17 runs scored
  • 2009 National Team Member ISF Men's World Championship; Hit .444 (12-for-27) with four HR, 11 RBI and nine runs scored
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Intercontinental Cup; Hit .214 (3-for-14) with one triple, one RBI and four runs scored
  • 2015 Pan American Games; Hit .294 (5-for-17) with two RBI and two runs scored
  • 2014 Pan American Championship; Hit .292 (7-for-24) with two RBI and one run scored
  • 2007 ISF Men's World Cup in Prague; Hit .286, scored five runs and drove in two RBI
Personal: Parents are Kelli and Todd Palazzo...Married to Jocelyn Palazzo and they share three children: Madelyn, Matthew and Jordan...Enjoys playing golf and coaching baseball in his spare time...Three pet peeves: Guys walking to their positions, not giving 100% on the field and smiling after a loss