Puerto Rico eliminates Vírgins Islands USA
08/12/2022 1 Minute Read

Puerto Rico eliminates Vírgins Islands USA

With victory they secure a pass to the semifinals

(Press Release).- The national team of Puerto Rico, defeated the Virgin Islands yesterday afternoon by a score of 6 runs to 0, eliminating all competitive and qualifying possibilities for the natives of that island.

Puerto Rico (2-1) who are the current Central American and Caribbean champions, and who seek to qualify for this contest by 2023, managed to score 1 run in the first episode, 2 in the second, 1 in the seventh and 2 in the eighth, to seal his second victory in this IV Caribbean Baseball Cup.

The best with the wood were Rubén Castro 4-2 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored, Reynaldo Navarro 5-2 with 1 run scored, Pedro Nazario 3-1 with 1 run scored, Kevin Luciano and Ricardo De la Torre with 1 RBI each one.

The winning pitcher was Héctor Quiñones (1-0), who pitched 5 complete scoreless innings with 2 hits and 4 strikeouts.

For Virgin Islands (1-3) who lost Roberto Soto (0-1), allowing 2 earned runs (3 in total) in 2 innings of 2 hits and 5 walks.

With the bat, the best were Kelani Luke 1-1 with 1 double, Zaid Brannigan 3-1 and Rafael Jackson III 4-1.

(Media Management; COCABE)