Dominica-Puerto Rico advances to the quarterfinals comparable to the final
Group C United States-Colombia-Mexico-Canada final quarterfinalists confirmed
Venezuela, a ‘baseball powerhouse’ with American professional baseball major league (MLB) players at the forefront, reached the quarterfinals of the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) first in the ‘group of death’.
Venezuela defeated Nicaragua 4-1 in the third round of the first round of Group D of the tournament held at Rondipo Park in Miami, Florida on the 15th (Korean time).윈 토토
Venezuela, which defeated the Dominican Republic (5-1 win), Puerto Rico (9-6 win) and Nicaragua, confirmed its advance to the quarterfinals with a three-game win.
One of the main characters of the remaining tickets to the quarterfinals of Group D will be hidden in the final group stage match between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico on the 16th, who won 2 wins and 1 loss side by side.
The confrontation between the two teams, which were lined with MLB superstars, was the biggest match of the tournament, comparable to the final, and was concluded early.
The Dominican Republic defeated Puerto Rico in the 3rd WBC final in 2013 to win the title.
Great attention is being paid to whether the Dominican Republic will laugh again in the single-wood bridge confrontation or whether Puerto Rico will take revenge.
Nicaragua remained at the bottom of the group with four consecutive losses, and in the 2026 WBC, it was in a position to go through the preliminary round and aim for the final round again.
enezuela was trailing 0-1, but in the bottom of the 4th inning, with 2 out on 1st and 2nd base, Andres Jiménez (Cleveland Guardians) tied the game 1-1 with a right-handed hit. ) reversed the charter with two RBIs and a heavy hit.
In the 5th inning, Anthony Santander (Baltimore Orioles), who wielded the bat most enthusiastically in this tournament, hit a 1-run double with an RBI, predicting Venezuela’s victory.
Venezuela’s mound tied Nicaragua with 1 run despite 11 hits and struck out 12 to lead the victory.
The Dominican Republic won a 10-0, 7th cold game victory over Israel in the subsequent game.
After losing to Puerto Rico the previous day by a 0-10, 8th inning call game, and not getting any hits or walks, Israel was humiliated as an ‘unofficial perfect game’ defeat.
With a heavy hit by minor leaguer Spencer Howitz, who entered as the leadoff batter in the third inning, Israel barely escaped from the nightmare of a perfect defeat.
The Dominican Republic’s mound allowed no walks while striking out 10 over seven innings.
Manny Machado (San Diego Padres), the third hitter of the Dominican Republic, scored 3 RBIs with a solo arch in the 3rd inning and took the lead in the victory.
In Group C, the three teams from the United States, Canada, and Mexico were tied 2-1, and the team that advances to the quarterfinals will be decided in the final game on the 16th.
Canada defeated Colombia 5-0 in the first round of the Group C finals at Phoenix Chase Field in Arizona, USA, and won 2 wins and 1 loss.
In the top of the ninth, with a 2-0 lead, Otto Lopez (Toronto Blue Jays) hit a three-run homer in the middle of the left to seal the wedge.
Born in the Dominican Republic, Lopez immigrated to Montreal, Canada as a child and acquired Canadian citizenship after growing up
In the game that followed, Mexico won a sweaty 2-1 victory over England, ‘Black Tea Baseball’, and kept pace with the United States and Canada with 2 wins and 1 loss.
Minor leaguer Alexis Wilson broke the tight balance of 1-1 with a timely hit that landed inside the left line from one out and second base in the bottom of the 7th inning.
On the 16th, Mexico and Canada will play a final match that cannot be backed down. If the US defeats Colombia, it will secure a ticket to the quarterfinals.