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Colombia achieves its first victory in the history of the Caribbean Series

Santo Domingo On a day when Colombian football was disappointed, baseball scored a historic victory.

Cayman de Barranquilla defeated the Navegantes del Magallanes 6-1 on Friday, giving Colombia their first win in Caribbean Series history.

And so Colombia broke a streak of 10 losses in a row, spanning from 2020, the year they joined the competition.

“Very happy with this first victory, That was our main goal after two very difficult years in which we were unable to win a match as a country in two participations in the Caribbean Series,” said manager Jose Mosquera. “We will continue to play and enjoy the tournament and not lose focus,” he said.

At about the same time, in Barranquilla, the Colombian football team fell to Peru 1-0 in one of the qualifying matches for the World Cup.

Reinaldo Rodriguez, who scored 4-5 for Cayman, scored a two-round goal to lead a four-stroke attack in the third half that put Colombia ahead on the scoreboard. Carlos Arroyo and Harold Ramirez have also collaborated with two Unstoppable Producers,

“Today the match plan was implemented, a good defense was played, we had a good job from our shooters and the strikes came at the right time. We achieved this first victory for the country and we are very happy,” commented veteran Rodriguez after the match.

A veteran catcher with 10 seasons in the major leagues, Sandy Leon increased the Colombian Cayman Islands advantage with an RBI song in the sixth inning, and Brian Puelvas led in the sixth round to the winners already in the eighth with another hit.

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The victory went to Luis Moreno (1-0), who retired from the first and third period, respectively.

The setback went to Junior Guerra’s record (0-1), and he was punished by four runs and four strokes in two and two-thirds.

“There are no excuses here, we lost. It was a positive day for Colombia. We have to put this match behind us, stay positive and try to do things as best we can in the following matches,” said Venezuelan coach Wilfredo Romero.

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