Mexico’s manager Benji Gill, who suffered a final hit and lost, spoke about the strength and future of Mexican baseball rather than the pain of defeat.
On the 21st (Korean time), Mexico held the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) semifinal against Japan at Rondipo Park in Miami, Florida, USA.바카라사이트
On this day, Mexico led 3-0 until the 6th inning, but after the relief staff showed difficulty, they got a final hit in the 9th inning and lost 5-6.
After the loss, coach Gil said, “I salute the victorious Japanese team. Both Mexico and Japan showed great performances, but someone had to win.”
He added, “Japan advanced to the final, but today is the day that baseball itself won.” This is about the power that Mexican baseball has shown so far.
Mexico advanced to the WBC semifinals for the first time in this tournament. The Mexican president also sent a congratulatory message after winning the match against the United States in Group C in the first round of the finals.
Coach Gil added, “As in Japan, where baseball is the most popular sport, changes will occur in Mexico as well.” He added, “Baseball will grow in Mexico.”
In the first round of the tournament, Mexico caused a stir by catching the United States, which is considered the strongest, and advanced to the quarterfinals as No. 1 in Group C, and reached the semifinal stage for the first time in history.
Currently, there are many major league players in Mexico. In addition, Randy Arozarena, who was naturalized in Mexico ahead of this tournament, created a lot of topics.
Accompanied by outstanding players and international competition results. Accordingly, attention is paid to whether a baseball craze will arise in Mexico, known as the country of soccer.