Venezuela Reacts And Mexico Suffers a Second Retreat

Santo Domingo (AP) — Yohander Mendes got off to an overwhelming start and his attack helped Venezuela give Venezuela its first victory in this edition of the Caribbean Series.

Mendes (1-0) covered five shutout innings with just one hit and five strikeouts to win at Navegantes del Magalanes.


“I’m happy with this job. We all played as a team and won. That was what we were looking for. I wanted to attack a batter from Mexico from the beginning. The Venezuelan starters know they were so good that they couldn’t keep up with the counts. “

Manny Barueda (0-1) was penalized with 3 runs and 4 hits in just 21/3 innings. Thus he was charged with defeat by Charros de Jalisco, who lost his commitment to the two tournaments.

Navegantes scored in the third inning with Danley Basquez’s two-run double and Barbino Fenmayor’s one-plus RBI single. They are an unstoppable producer by Gabriel Noriega and have added another entry in the fifth.

“They came out with a very good level of strength, Yohander gave us a very high quality start, and our attack hit the right ball. Venezuelan strategist Wilfred・ Romero commented.

The account was closed by 14-season Major League Baseball veteran Pablo Sandoval, with six solo home runs.

“I couldn’t make a hit in the first game. I adjusted it because there was a bit of pressure. This is the first Caribbean series in my career,” said the winner of the three World Series rings with Sun. Sandval explained. San Francisco Giants. “I may want to do more to help my team, so I just focused and tried to move in the right direction.”

Mexican manager Roberto Vizkara admitted that he was unable to respond to his attack in the first two games.

“We couldn’t produce a run. We have to make adjustments as soon as possible to win the three games we have left,” he said. “I’m confident in the players. Of course, I didn’t mean to lose in the first two games, but the competition system allows me to dream of playing in the semi-finals.”

Colombia’s new victory

Colombia took two years to win the first victory in the history of the Caribbean Series and one day to win the second.

Carlos Martinez and Major League Baseball Harold Ramirez scored RBIs in the bottom of the ninth inning. Kaimanes de Barranquilla left Panama on the ground and won 6-5.

In the somersault match, Colombia took the lead with Carlos Arroyo’s home run in the same first inning. Astronaut Santos did not equalize until Joe de Luca scored five times in the double play of Eduardo Thomas.

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Tunche Chen leads Colombia again with a grounder for pitchers in the 5th inning and a 1-plus RBI single in the 7th inning, leading Kaimanes to his second victory in tournament and history. It seems. (They started playing tournaments in 2020 and have been defeated 10 times in a row since then).

However, the Panama responded to a three-run attack in the eighth inning, capped by a two-run single by Iván Herrera, and took the lead for the first time in the game.

After Mauricio Ramos hit a double and drove Colombian Tyinglan in the bottom of the eighth inning, Panama again led Edgar Munoz’s grounder, with Thomas scoring.

The play was initially called on Thomas’ slide to disperse the double play. The run was counted as Panama challenged the play and changed the decision to be safe at first.

This is the first time that video support has been granted in the Caribbean Series.

The dramatic meeting was over when Brian Buerbas took a walk to lead the bottom of the ninth inning. Chen was sacrificed and Brubas drew the match with Carlos Martinez’s double. Carlos Martinez returned home with Ramirez’s game clinch double.

“I got to work with confidence. Before I started the turn, I thought they had a chance to throw me and win. Fortunately, I was able to hit that double. I won the game. I’m very happy with the result, “Ramirez said.

CANÓ and DOMINICAN are still intratable

All-star Major League Baseball veteran Robinson Cano drove in three runs as his host Dominican Republic won his second victory over Puerto Rico 5-3.

When Kano hit RBI on the third base, the Ciba Giants took the lead in the first inning. He later scored on the sacrifice fly of another player with Major League Baseball experience, Marcell Ozuna.

The sixth episode was a double run by Danny Ortiz with a reaction from Criollos de Caguas. However, another Kano single widened the lead in the seventh two runs.

“I’m very happy with the victory. I’m a competitor. I like to win and I think it’s a great match for the team. I’m very proud to protect this shirt and represent my country.” Kano declared. “The energy of the stand was even better than yesterday. Fans are encouraging us to do a better job in the field.”

David Vidal scored one goal in Puerto Rico with a two-run home run in the eighth inning, but Ronald Guzman’s hit at the bottom of the same inning led him to another run from Ozuna’s foot.blackboard

Raul Valdés (1-0) won with only 4 hits, 5 2/3 innings and 5 strikeouts and 1 run. Eric Stout (0-1) lost 4 hits and 2 runs in the 5 1/3 innings.

The Creole suffers two defeats with two commitments.


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