The Dominican Republic will challenge Puerto Rico at the start of the Caribbean series
The Fight between Carlos Martinez, Dominican Sipinas Eagles Starter, And his comrade Louis Medina, Letter from Creolos de Caguas, Puerto Rico, mentioned on the first date Caribbean baseball series starting this Sunday In Mazatlin, Mexico.
‘Tsunami’ Martinez, of the San Luis Cardinals of the Major League, will be looking for his first win for the Dominican team, with the top 20 winners of the tournament, Puerto Ricans with 16 consecutive matches.
The Dominicans present a solid team with deep pitch, excellent batting and safe defense., Led by infielder Robinson Kane with shining figures in the majors and 334 home runs in the majors.
Puerto Rico’s Caguas Griolos, led by receiver Yadier Molina with 160 home runs in the majors, is aiming to win the series as he has done the last two times in Mexico in 2017 and 2018.
The two countries with the most tradition in the series will play the highlight of the first day It will begin with a match between the Panamanian Federals of Sirigua against the Venezuelan Caribbean de Anzostegui, and will conclude this Saturday with a fight between the Mexican champion and Colombian Barranquilla Caymanes.
Although Mexico has been hit hard by Govt-19, which has killed more than 156,000 people, not only Sinaloa state authorities, where Masadalin is located, Guaranteed to celebrate the competition, Though They will do so with more than 7,000 fans per game.
Mexico, which has won its first title in the last 10 years, will seek to use four, local status. His representative will be defined this Saturday between Tomatoes de Giuliacon and Narangeros de Hermosillo, teams with complete, consistent lists.
Although the champion will accept the series with rhythm, it remains to be seen if he will come up with a new pitch staff, however he will always be able to choose between his reinforcements to start pitchers from the final or another competitive team.
Led by Cuban Alfonso Urgiola, who took Vageros de Pinar del Rio to the title in 2015, the Cyriac Federals will compete with difficulty in not hosting the winter tournament, and it remains to be seen if their offense can be corrected to win this in the opening game on Sunday for the Caribbean de Anzetequi.
All six teams will be subjected to rigorous isolation measures and clinical trials to prevent the spread of Covit-19, which will mark the series with a unique brand as there will be less coexistence on the field, a feature of this tournament that began in 1949. .
After the Dominican and Puerto Ricans, Mexico is the country with the most titles, nine, six of which in this century, Cuba has won eight, although only 18 times, with Venezuela, seven and Panama, two.
This year’s series will be held for free with a stage by everyone, from which the top four will play in the semifinals on Friday, February 5 and one day after the final.
In 2020, the Dominican East Bulls won the final against Laura Cardinals of Venezuela. EFE