The Baseball tournament at the Central American Games starts with four duels
23/06/2023 1 Minute Read

The Baseball tournament at the Central American Games starts with four duels

(Press Release; WBSC-AMERICAS BASEBALL).- We are all set for the first pitch of the baseball tournament of the Central American and Caribbean Games that grant four spots to the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile.

Saturday will feature the eight teams that traveled to the tournament, with four games a day at the Saturnino Bengoa Ball Park in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Four games will be played this June 24 starting with Mexico visiting Cuba at 9am, the Central Americans will put the right-hander Wilmer Ríos on the mound, while the Caribbean team will go with the right-hander Juan Viera.

Games continue with the duel between Puerto Rico and Venezuela at 1pm, left-handed Luis Cruz will be on the mound for the Puerto Ricans, while right-hander Brayan Salaya will start for the South Americans.

The Dominican Republic will visit Nicaragua in the third game of the opening day at 4:30pm with the right-hander Yemilson Peralta for the islanders against right-hander Osman Gutiérrez for the Central Americans.

The opening day concludes with the duel between Curaçao visiting the host El Salvador at 8pm, in that game left-hander Nelson Alfaro will start for the hosts, while the islanders were yet to announce their starter.

During the next week, a total of seven games will be played per day to determine the four teams that will advance to the Medal Round and in turn qualify for the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile.

On July 1st, the Medal Round will be played in which the fourth classified from the Opening Round will visit the third to play for the bronze medal, while the second to qualify will visit the first in the general standings to dispute the champion's trophy and the gold medal.