The Cuban team will play today against the world champion, the United States, in the third game of the U-12 World Championship held in Aguascalientes, Mexico, after they failed to finish off Panama this Saturday in a clash that ended 12-11.
It was a game that barely had a couple of zeros, one on each side, and ours was at the top of the scoreboard almost all the time until the canaleros made a four-round package in the sixth episode – the last of this one. category—and turned specifically the marker.
According to official figures, the Cubans hit ten hits, including five home runs, and made three errors, although Cuban press envoy Orlando Cruz says in a Facebook post that there were seven hits, including
one with one out and a lead in the last inning.
At-bat, Mario Serra (4-2, 3CI), Dariel Prieto (3-2, 2CI), Angel Miguel Pérez (4-2, 2CI) and Evian Pérez (3-1, 2CI) were the top RBI pilots for the Caribbean .
With this result, both teams have a balance of victory and defeat, achieved by different means. On the first day, the islanders won without representing the Dominican Republic, while the Panamanians lost to the Mexican hosts (5-4).
As expected, in a game with such an offensive setup, the decisions fell into the bullpen. Juan José Quijada was the winner, Yunieschi Sanchez saved and Yondel Cardenas lost.
After Sunday’s game with the northerners, our team will play with Puerto Rico (22), Brazil (23), Mexico (24) and Venezuela (25).
The top four teams after the tour
all against all, in addition to discussing medals, they will provide tickets for the World Championship scheduled from July 28 to August 6 in Chinese Taipei.
Caribbean series of eight?
Following the official announcement of a six-team tournament in Miami in 2024 with invitations to Nicaragua and Curaçao, organizers of the upcoming Caribbean Series and the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation (CBPC) have announced that they are exploring the possibility of calling up two more teams. .
Colombia, Panama, Canada and the Asian team are the top candidates, according to ESPN’s digital edition, and they rule out that Cuba is a founding member of the regional event, which will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2024.
Another city also appreciates that it shares with Miami the organization of the event.
Source: Juventud Rebelde