Puerto Rico before second defeat in Caribbean series: “We know we’re against the wall”

Santo Domingo – Puerto Rico opened this Caribbean Series Today, Sunday, with two defeats, he risks his life in practice with his commitment to representing Venezuela’s Nouveau de Magellans.

The Coconut Creole Suffered another close setback on Saturday, this time against 5-3 Dominican Republic They also shared the base with Mexico’s Charros de Jalisco, both 0-2.

Like Colombia, Dominican improved their record to 2-0. Panama and Colombia played 1-1. The players who finish in the top four in the first round will advance to the semifinals.

There is no room for another setback in Puerto Rico. Starting at 0-3 would indicate elimination in the first phase.

But the leader Ramon Vasquez Believe the reaction to understand that there was an improvement on Saturday compared to the performance of the first match, when they lost 3-2 to Panama.

“We know we’re against the wall, but if we play tomorrow (Sunday) like we did today, I understand we’ve going to be fine,” Vasquez told a news conference.

“I talked to the guys about it after the game and told them they had a moment like this at some point in their lives. When we had to win three games in Washington, I enjoyed it with Boston in 2021. I hope that’s what happens here,” the coach added. Said Red socks In the majors.

In addition to the setback against Gigantes del Chibao, Cagauz was ruled out of the game Danny Ortiz After completing a swing and opener Eric Stout In the sixth inning due to a muscle strain. After the game, Artis said he had a knee injury and did not think he would be in uniform today for the crucial match. Artis is a sensitive victim. On Saturday he pulled a double in the first race.

The Puerto Rican defense lost at a crucial moment in the seventh inning 2-1 In favor of the hosts. Joncarlos Syntron He failed to reveal a double game with the runners on the second and third floors. Vasquez pointed out that there was an irregular resurgence. “The ball hit him badly. These are the things that happen.”

The bars were filled after the error and after two outs, Robinson Canoe He extended the lead to 4-1.

“You owe it to those who played the ball. They did not strike. Kano practically threw the bat at him, and then Kuzman (eighth Ronald) played the ball in the third and took another run,” Vasquez said, adding that despite his throw, his team was “more aggressive”. Understood that. Many chances from the first inning.

The Creoles amassed eight wins in the night.

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