“My people, thank you for everything, thank you for always being there, thank you for all those prayers, at the end of the day they always come”, were Slugger’s words of thanks. Juan Soto After being Puerto Rico was eliminated 5-2.
Of the game, the Dominican outfielder said, “Things didn’t go our way, But in the end we had a good experience. Maybe we’ll see each other next year (referring to the next World Classic that happens every four years)”.
“I’m always happy to finally represent my country (Dominican Republic). And seeing the many flags in the stadium and how they always supported us on every pitch and every win, they were always there. I am glad. I will always thank the country and the great experience,” said the Dominican baseball player.
Likewise, the San Diego Padres player Recognized the quality of play of Venezuela and Puerto Rico On internationals: “They played tremendous balls and sometimes, you have to take your hat off and acknowledge what they did.”
“It was a defeat for me, but it was also a great learning experience, the quality of the player and how we played in the following years,” said the Creole player.
Record with bitter taste
quisqueyanos finished their place with a 2-2 mark Achievement in elimination games 3-4 in their five World Cup appearances.
This is the second time the Dominican Republic has been eliminated in the first round of the tournament. In 2009, the Dominican team finished with a 1-2 record.