Sent, Tokyo / 07.30.2021 01:14:00
The Mexican ninth lost in his presentation at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, falling a race against zero against the Dominican Republic in the match held at the Yokohama stadium.
Mexico was dominated by Dominican pitching and could not make the plays, leaving men on bases on several occasions.
In the third high, Isaac Rodríguez grounded out to the outfield and the right and center back collided, stopping the game for a moment, which even came in for medical assistance. The Mexican short stop was placed in the first. Elevated from Sebastián Elizalde to the center and concluded the entry for Mexico.
In the fourth, Adrián González hit the left, giving Mexico a chance.
Unstoppable at first base and he manages to get González out at second, while Daniel Espinosa arrives at the first base with a busy ball. Elevated by Efren Navarro and they finished the entrance.
When everyone was singing José Bautista’s home run, the ball opened to the stands and the player had to return to the batter’s box. The play went to review. Finally, Bautista was dominated with a fly to left.
In the sixth low, Charlie Valerio hits the register for the Dominican Republic’s first run with unstoppable producer Melky Cabrera who went all the way to the left-field fence.
Fernando González entered the relay for Theodore Stankiewick, the new pitcher of the Aztec ninth fulfilled the task by striking out Juan Francisco and closing the sixth inning.
Joey Meneses singled to left and on the play Isaac Rodríguez ran from second and was caught at the plate, the play was revised but did not favor Mexico. González received a passport. Raised by Daniel Espinosa and the tricolor missed a good opportunity.
In the eighth, catcher Alí Solís received a passport and José Cardona ran the bases, stole second and, on a busy ball, advanced to third. Elizalde and Meneses came with outs and the opportunity for the ninth directed by Benjamín Gil ended.
The winning pitcher was starter Angel Sánchez with a save by Luis Castillo; the defeated Mexican starter Stankiewicz.
Mexico’s next game will be against Japan, which opened the Olympic baseball with a 4-3 victory over the Dominican Republic. The duel between the Mexican and Japanese novenas is scheduled for 12:00 noon on July 31 (Japan time).