Chicago Cubs Jerseys The fans never left the game,” Cruz said, “and I know that there are many people who traveled from many parts of the Dominican Republic and from the United States just to watch this game, and I’m always thanking God that he gave us the opportunity for them to leave happy, that their trip was worth it.The win improves Dominican Republic to 2-0 in Pool C and extends its Classic winning streak to 10 games. The reigning champions are now 16-4 all-time in the tournament and are in prime position to claim the top seed for the second round in San Diego.We faced a pitcher that was difficult. He was tough,” Dominican manager Tony Pena said. “When they took him out in the fifth inning, then we exhaled. We were able to capitalize.As I always say, baseball is a box of surprises. You have to play 27 outs, and until you get to 27 outs, there is still a ballgame.Facing one of the best relievers in baseball in Andrew Miller, the Dominican Republic vaulted past the U.S. in the eighth with back-to-back home runs from Cruz and Marte. Miller began the inning by plunking Jose Bautista and yielding a single to Carlos Santana. Cruz, who ranks first in the Majors with 127 home runs over the last three seasons, brought everyone home and ignited the crowd with a three-run blast to left field. Marte then took Miller deep the opposite way on the very first pitch he saw, adding an insurance run and atoning for his earlier fielding gaffe.A pair of defensive mistakes by the Dominican Republic helped the United States take an early 2-0 lead in the third inning. It started when first baseman Santana couldn’t haul in an accurate throw from Robinson Cano, allowing Ian Kinsler an infield hit on what may have been an inning-ending out.Well, look, when you’re playing before a crowd as the one today, you lose communication,” Pena said. “So what happened, they called for the ball, but they could not hear each other, and that happens all the time in the game.Jones would come around to score on Christian Yelich’s conveniently placed popup to shallow left, then the U.S.
wholesale jerseys made it 3-0 on an RBI single by Brandon Crawford, knocking Dominican starter Edinson Volquez out of the game.The other team was playing one heck of a game, so I was trying to do something for the team, to get it started,” Machado said. “I know that we are a better team, but started bad. But our fans gave us their support and we kept going ahead nonstop after that.The Blue Jays right-hander tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings. He allowed just three hits and struck out four batters, including Toronto teammate Bautista.Maybe a game against Detroit, home runs in the World Series, but I think that the flavor, the taste of this one is more special because you’re playing for your country, no matter what team you play, the people are supporting you. In the U.S., when you play the game, it is like a business. When you leave, people forget about you. But when you play for the Dominican Republic, the fans always support you.World Baseball Classic runs through March 22. In the U.S., games air live exclusively in English on MLB Network and on an authenticated basis via cheapjerseystop.com/watch, while ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN provide the exclusive Spanish-language coverage.
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