Tag Archives: Dominican Republic

Segura on Playing for Dominican: “The Best Emotion You’ll Ever Have”

Third in a series of World Baseball Classic retrospectives. ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jean Segura joined new Mariners’ double play partner Robinsón Canó in the World Baseball Classic, where the pair served as one of the Dominican Republic’s middle infield combinations. Segura … Continue reading

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Robinsón Canó on the World Baseball Classic: “It’s Always Fun”

Second in a series of World Baseball Classic retrospectives. ANAHEIM, Calif. – With David Ortiz hanging up his spikes, Robinsón Canó joins Mariners’ teammate Nelson Cruz as the veteran faces of the Dominican Republic. Canó began that transition four years ago … Continue reading

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Stanton, Jones Send USA to WBC Final Four

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – It was win or go home for the United States and the Dominican Republic, and the game delivered on the potency of its premise as it took a titanic two-run homer by Giancarlo Stanton and a … Continue reading

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Polanco, Cruz Generate Plátano Power in Dominican Shutout

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The World Baseball Classic has delivered game after game of exciting, passionate baseball, and the Dominican Republic’s showdown with Venezuela was no exception. Edinsón Vólquez outduelled Jhoulys Chacín, and Gregory Polanco and Nelson Cruz tapped into … Continue reading

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Passionate Puerto Rico Earns Classic Payback Over D.R.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Puerto Rico played with a passion and enthusiasm that the baseball world will long remember, and defeated the Dominican Republic 3-1 in a thrilling rematch of the 2013 World Baseball Classic Championship. Yadier Molina led a … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Claims Second World Title

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score The Dominican Republic used its patented blend of pitching, athleticism, and timely hitting to shut out Puerto Rico 3-0 in the 2013 World Baseball Classic championship game. The team did so in a record-setting way, winning … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Advances to WBC Final

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score The World Baseball Classic championship game will have a distinctly Caribbean flavour this year. The Dominican Republic fought off a gallant Dutch side to earn a 4-1 semifinal round victory and advance to the title match … Continue reading

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Santana’s Blast Leads Dominicans in Shutout Win

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score Carlos Santana broke a scoreless tie in the fifth inning with a monstrous solo home run and the Dominican Republic shut out Puerto Rico, 2-0, to win Pool 2 of the World Baseball Classic. The victors … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Upsets USA, Advances in WBC

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score In a game that truly earned the title of World Baseball Classic, Erick Aybar delivered a pinch hit, go-ahead single in the ninth inning to lead the Dominican Republic in a 3-1 victory over the United … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Squeaks By Upstart Italy

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score Chris Colabello and Italy gave the Dominican Republic a scare, leading the heavily favoured Dominicans until the seventh inning. José Reyes and Robinsón Canó joined Colabello in hitting home runs in a 5-4 Dominican victory. Colabello … Continue reading

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