Omar Lopez Explains Ronald Acuna Jr. And Wilson Contreras’ World Classic Championship Position | 123

After several days of rumors, Manager Omar Lopez explained the panorama about inviting the Venezuelan team to World Classic Baseball. In an interview shown on the telecast of the match between Leon del Caracas and Navigantes del Magallanes, the leader explained why Wilson Contreras and Ronald Acuña Jr. are about to play their ninth World Cup compatriot.

Acuña Jr. criticized him Possible exclusion from Venezuela’s list through the social network Instagram. Lopez explained that this possibility exists, because players who have suffered serious injuries or are in a state of recovery are included by their teams in a list that prevents them from participating in the tournament.

He said in the case of Acuña Jr., which also applies to Wilson Contreras on request St. Louis Cardinals. He also stressed that it is also possible to reach some kind of negotiations to ensure the participation of the two parties. “We have not yet received the rejection from MLB or any organization, but in the event that happens we have this scenario,” he said. compressed.

Omar Lopez also talked about preparing the list, which was expanded due to tournament conditions from 35 to 50 in the preliminary list. However, the final list number for the competition will be kept. he The list will be announced at the beginning of February..

“We still don’t have a decision on players and their approval or ban by MLB about passes,” Lopez stressed. “We will collect all the arguments and one way or another we will try to ensure the participation of Ronald (Acuña) and Wilson (Contreras),” he said in his remarks. He concluded by explaining that the eldest of the Contreras brothers has a firm commitment to the national team and was one of the first to show his intention to defend the Venezuelan jersey.

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