Today will be a historic day for the national teams of Spain and Great Britain in search of one of four venues for the next World Baseball Classic to be held in March 2023.
After a good start in this qualifier in Regensburg, Germany, improved their artillery under Nelson Prada of Venezuela and beat South Africa 5-4 on Friday; On Saturday they beat the Czech Republic 21-7, which was enough to give them a ticket to the final game in which they will face the stunning Great Britain, who beat France 14-4 and then the German hosts with a blackboard. dominate. Runs up to 1.
Prada, in charge of directing the Iberian team, will bet on the offense of Noelvi Marte, who has been a great Spanish sensation thanks to his No. 1 potential poster in the Cincinnati Reds outfit.
According to the competition system in this qualifier, the winner between Spain and Great Britain will automatically be one of the four countries that will compete in the WBC in 2023.
However, Germany and the Czech Republic will also meet today, so the winner will play against the loser tomorrow between the Spanish and the British to define the second quota for the maximum placement of diamonds.
The second qualifier will take place in Panama at the end of the month.