By Lorenzo Rodríguez Blancas
The manager of the Mexican baseball team, Juan Gabriel Castro, was happy to be part of the history of this sport to get the pass to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Castro, originally from Sinaloa and who wore the Los Angeles Dodgers flannel in the big leagues in three stages, considered it a pride to be part of a team that achieved a history pass and represent Mexico in an Olympic Games.
“Glad to be able to participate next year in an Olympic Games. It is the first time in the history of our country that we are going to participate, ”said the former Orioles of Baltimore and Philadelphia Phillies.
He stressed that being part of a team like the current one is proud, in addition to each of the members feeling the same value for wearing the national colors.
“It fills me with pride just like all the players. I know they are also proud to represent our country and be in the Olympics next year, ”he added.
In the game for the bronze medal of the Super Round of the Premier 12 and in which the Olympic ticket was distributed, Efrén Navarro was the offensive hero of Mexico with unstoppable bases full in the tenth chapter that sent Noah home Period.
This will be the first time that Mexico competes within the discipline of baseball, a sport that was first played on this fair in 1904.
The Mexican ninth remained the direct Olympic visa for America that gives the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier 12 in direct duel with the representative of the United States for said ticket.
Mexico and the United States were the only teams in America that advanced to the Super Round of Premier 12, after the elimination of Cuba, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Canada and Puerto Rico.