Run and highlights: Mexico 0-1 Dominican Republic in Baseball Olympic Games 2020

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8:22 AM2 months ago

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8:21 AM2 months ago

Run and highlights

2:05 AM2 months ago

Game over!

In its debut in the baseball tournament in Tokyo 2020, Mexico lost to the Dominican Republic.

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México 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Dominican Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 0


Now, Mexico will face Japan tomorrow, while the Dominican Republic will wait for that result to know whether or not it will advance directly to the second round of the elimination phase.

(Photo: Getty)
(Photo: Getty)
2:00 AM2 months ago

End | 9 - Up

Efrén Navarro does not bat and strikes out; the last out of the game falls. Dominican Republic beats Mexico, one run to zero.
1:55 AM2 months ago

9 | Up

Daniel Espinosa strikes out; Mexico is one out away from losing.
1:50 AM2 months ago

9 | Up

Adrián González hits a ground ball to second base.
1:45 AM2 months ago

9 | Up

Dominican Republic changes their pitcher: Luis Castillo comes in for José Díaz.
1:40 AM2 months ago

End | 8 - Down

Juan Francisco's line drive is caught in center field. The penultimate inning ends, and the Dominican Republic continues to beat Mexico by one run.
1:35 AM2 months ago

8 | Down

Julio Rodríguez hits a pop fly out to second base.
1:30 AM2 months ago

8 | Down

Melky Cabrera is picked off first base after contact.
1:25 AM2 months ago

8 | Down

Mexico changes its pitcher: Fernando Salas is replaced by Daniel Duarte.
1:20 AM2 months ago

End | 8 - Up

Sebastián Elizalde and Joey Meneses hit fly balls that are controlled in center field; the inning ends for Mexico, who again missed the opportunity to even the score. Now it only has one inning to react.
1:15 AM2 months ago

8 | Up

Sacrifice bunt by Isaac Rodríguez for José Cardona to advance to third base.
1:10 AM2 months ago

8 | Up

Román Solís is walked to first base, and after an uncontrolled throw, goes to second; and is replaced by José Cardona as a pinch runner.
1:05 AM2 months ago

8 | Up

Dominican Republic changes their pitcher: José Díaz relieves Darío Álvarez.
1:00 AM2 months ago

End | 7 - Down

Emilio Bonifacio's fly ball is hit into left field.
12:55 AM2 months ago

7 | Down

Yefri Perez is ruled out at first base.
12:50 AM2 months ago

7 | Down

Charlie Valerio struck out via the strikeout.
12:45 AM2 months ago

End | 7 - Up

Ramiro Peña grounded out after contacting a grounder; ends one more inning for Mexico.
12:40 AM2 months ago

7 | Up

Jonathan Jones' line drive is stopped at first base.
12:35 AM2 months ago

7 | Up

Efrén Navarro hits a fly ball that is caught in center field.
12:30 AM2 months ago

End | 6 - Down

A double play end the sixth inning for the Dominican Republic after Jeison Guzman's ground ball. Dominican Republic is still ahead of Mexico.
12:25 AM2 months ago

6 | Down

Erick Mejia is walked to first base.
12:20 AM2 months ago

6 | Down

José Bautista is eliminated after hitting a bunt.
12:15 AM2 months ago

End | 6 - Up

Great defensive work by the Dominican Republic to catch Daniel Espinosa's fly ball, ending the sixth at-bat for Mexico.
12:10 AM2 months ago

6 | Up

Adrian Gonzalez is walked to first base; Joey Meneses advances to third base.
12:05 AM2 months ago

6 | Up

Joey Meneses hits a double to left field, but Isaac Rodriguez is tagged out trying to score. Mexico has two outs.
12:00 AM2 months ago

6 | Up

Sebastián Elizalde hits a pop fly out in foul territory.
11:55 PM2 months ago

6 | Up

Isaac Rodriguez hits a single, and after a bad throw by the pitcher he advances to second base.
11:50 PM2 months ago

6 | Up

Dominican Republic changes their pitcher: Ramón Rosso comes in for Ángel Sánchez.
11:45 PM2 months ago

End | 5 - Down

Juan Francisco strikes out, ending the fifth inning of the game. Mexico is already down by one run to the Dominican Republic.
11:40 PM2 months ago

5 | Down

Mexico makes its first pitching change: Fernando Salas relieves Theodore Stankiewicz.
11:35 PM2 months ago

5 | Down

Julio Rodriguez singles to left field; Melky Cabrera advanced to second base. Dominican Republic has two runners on with two outs.
11:30 PM2 months ago

5 | Down

Melky Cabrera hits a leadoff single to left field; Charlie Valerio scores to put the Dominican Republic ahead.
11:25 PM2 months ago

5 | Down

Emilio Bonifacio connects on a line drive that is caught in great fashion by Theodore Stankiewicz.
11:20 PM2 months ago

5 | Down

Yefri Pérez hits a ground ball for an out; Charlie Valerio grounded out to third base.
11:15 PM2 months ago

5 | Down

Charlie Valerio connects on a double to right field.
11:10 PM2 months ago

End | 5 - Up

Román Solís is also held at first base, ending the inning for Mexico.
11:05 PM2 months ago

5 | Up

Good fly ball by Ramiro Peña is caught in center field
11:00 PM2 months ago

5 | Up

Jonathan Jones' solid line drive is held at third base.
10:55 PM2 months ago

End | 4 - Down

Jeison Guzman also struck out. After four innings, Mexico and the Dominican Republic remain scoreless.
10:50 PM2 months ago

4 | Down

Erick Mejia no-hit and struck out.
10:45 PM2 months ago

4 | Down

José Bautista hits a fly ball that is caught in left field.
10:40 PM2 months ago

End | 4 - Up

Efrén Navarro hits a fly out to center field, ending the inning for Mexico.
10:35 PM2 months ago

4 | Up

Daniel Espinosa bunts and reaches first base, but Adrian Gonzalez is picked off on his attempt to get to second.
10:30 PM2 months ago

4 | Up

Adrián González singled to left field.
10:25 PM2 months ago

4 | Up

Joey Meneses hits a pop fly out to center field.
10:20 PM2 months ago

End | 3 - Down

Juan Francisco's grounder is held at second base and thrown to first for the final out of the inning.

After three complete games, Mexico and the Dominican Republic remain scoreless.

10:15 PM2 months ago

3 | Down

Julio Rodríguez hits a double to right field.
10:10 PM2 months ago

3 | Down

Melky Cabrera hits a line drive that is held in right field.
10:05 PM2 months ago

3 | Down

Emilio Bonifacio connects on a pop fly out to shortstop.
10:00 PM2 months ago

End | 3 - Up

Sebastián Elizalde hits a grounder to center field that is held up to end Mexico's third at-bat.
9:55 PM2 months ago

3 | Up

Isaac Rodríguez connects a fly ball that is controlled in right field; on that play, Julio Rodríguez and Emilio Bonifacio collided and received medical attention.
9:50 PM2 months ago

3 | Up

Román Solis singles to center field.
9:45 PM2 months ago

3 | Up

Ramiro Peña connects, but is picked off first base.
9:40 PM2 months ago

End | 2 - Down

Gustavo Nunez hit a bunt and was ruled out at first base. At the end of the second inning, the Dominican Republic did not take advantage of the pair of runners they had with no outs, so the tie against Mexico is maintained.
9:35 PM2 months ago

2 | Down

Charlie Valerio hits a foul fly that is contained for the second out.
9:30 PM2 months ago

2 | Down

Jeison Guzman is ruled out on a strikeout to give the Dominican Republic the first out of the inning.
9:25 PM2 months ago

2 | Down

Erick Mejia singles; Jose Bautista advances to second. Dominican Republic still has no outs.
9:20 PM2 months ago

2 | Down

José Bautista is walked to first base.
9:15 PM2 months ago

End | 2 - Up

Efrén Navarro and Jonathan Jones are eliminated at first base after hitting a couple of runs.
9:10 PM2 months ago

2 | Up

Daniel Espinosa strikes out, and Mexico gets the first out of the inning.
9:05 PM2 months ago

End | 1 - Down

Juan Francisco is also eliminated via strikeout. After a full inning, Mexico and the Dominican Republic are tied at zero.
9:00 PM2 months ago

1 | Down

Julio Rodriguez singles to center field.
8:55 PM2 months ago

1 | Down

Melky Cabrera hits a fly ball that is caught, giving the Dominican Republic the second out.
8:50 PM2 months ago

1 | Down

Emilio Bonifacio is the first strikeout of the game.
8:45 PM2 months ago

End | 1 - Up

Adrian Gonzalez's fly ball is controlled at second base, ending the first inning for Mexico.
8:40 PM2 months ago

1 | Up

Joey Meneses grounded out after hitting a bunt; Sebastián Elizalde advanced to second base.
8:35 PM2 months ago

1 | Up

Sebastian Elizalde is walked to first base.
8:30 PM2 months ago

1 | Up

Isaac Rodriguez is overpowered at first base after a ground ball out.
8:25 PM2 months ago

Playball!

Ángel Sánchez, of the Dominican Republic, on the mound; Isaac Rodríguez, of Mexico, at bat.
8:20 PM2 months ago

Dominican Republic: confirmed lineup!

8:15 PM2 months ago

Mexico: confirmed lineup

8:10 PM2 months ago

The Dominican Republic is clear that it cannot make the same mistakes

For his part, Hector Borg, coach of the Dominican Republic, reacted this way after the loss they suffered against Japan in their debut: "We expected that it could happen. Unfortunately, we could not respond in the right way, but these are things that happen during a game. We are ready to move on to the next game.
8:05 PM2 months ago

Mexico, aware of the quality of baseball at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Looking ahead to this competition, Benji Gil, Mexico's manager, commented on what will be the key to aspire to win medals: "We will focus on playing fundamental baseball. We will need to create opportunities and not make mistakes. After the first two games, it will be like always playing the seventh game in a playoff series".
8:00 PM2 months ago

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7:55 PM2 months ago

What is the format of the baseball tournament at the Olympic Games?

The competition consists of 12 countries, which were placed in two groups, each with six members.

The top four teams in each group will advance to the quarterfinals, and so on to the final to compete for the gold medal; the losers of the semifinals will compete for the bronze medal.

7:50 PM2 months ago

How did they qualify for Tokyo 2020?

Mexico secured its pass to the Olympic Games after its performance in the 2019 Premier 12, a competition in which it came in third place; on the other hand, the Dominican Republic won one of the places given by the playoffs.
7:45 PM2 months ago

Dominican Republic, to show its power

The Dominican team was one of the last to qualify, but that does not mean that being on the podium is among their plans.
7:40 PM2 months ago

Mexico, to debut with a win

The Mexican national team will be participating for the first time in the Olympic Games, and their goal is to return with a medal, something that looks complicated.
7:35 PM2 months ago

Baseball returns to the Olympic Games

Historically, this discipline has only been played on five occasions (six with Tokyo 2020). 

It will be the second participation of the Dominican Republic, after it did so in Barcelona 1992; while for Mexicans it will be the first.

7:30 PM2 months ago

What is the baseball format like in Tokyo 2020?

The baseball competition is made up of six countries, which were divided into two groups, each with three teams. 

Once they have faced their two sector rivals, the first places will advance directly to round 2 of the playoffs; the other teams will face each other in round 1. Once there, there will be two playoff phases and then the semifinals and finals will be played.

7:25 PM2 months ago

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