WBC: Whitens Dominican Republic 3-0 to Venezuela
Supported in its body of launchers and about 16 thousand fans gathered at Petco Park, in the U.S. city of San Diego, Dominican Republic beat this Thursday 3 – 0 to Venezuela and kept alive the options to advance to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic IV.
The opener of them Dominican, Edinson Volquez, and them five relevistas that you followed stopped the offensive of the cast South American, that connected eight hits, but not could produce any annotation.
> WBC: USA beat Venezuela in closed duel Venezuela opened with the right Jhoulys Chacín, who in the fifth episode, Gregory Polanco connected the first home run of the game.
So keep champions! Top Dominican. #PlatanoPower #ClasicoMundial2017 – Danilo Medina (@DaniloMedina) March 12, 2017 in the seventh inning, Robinson Cano drove with a one-two finish the second race of the Dominican team. In the next inning, Nelson Cruz fired a home run to the right garden to put the 3-0 final marker.
Fernando Abad (1-0), took victory in role of reliever, with rescue of two strikeouts for Jeurys family closer, and the defeat was to the count of Jhondaniel Medina (0-1).
Dominican Republic, champion of the classical past in 2013, has balance of a victory and a defeat in the second round, while Venezuela conceded its second defeat and is on the verge of elimination.
Statements of our manager after the match Vs Dominican Republic @VizquelOmar13 pic.twitter.com/QXabs9DtMm – VenezuelaWBC (@VenezuelaWBC) March 17, 2017 the first two places of this round accompany Holland and Japan in the semifinals in Los Angeles next week.
> Baseball: Cuba says goodbye to the classic, Puerto Rico remains undefeated Dominican returns to the field this Saturday to face United States in the last turn of a double journey that includes the challenge between Puerto Rico and Venezuela.