Inescapable than memory do not project the catastrophic performance of the Dominican Republic in the 2009 edition of the World Baseball Classic when considering the timing. After reaching the Olympus in 2013 and going to the second round in 2017, the Caribbean go back to the darkest of their performances with a 5-2 loss against Puerto Rico.
Culminating with their participation in the first round translates as failure (and other synonyms) for everyone involved in the preparation and execution of the ninth, who started as favorites among the teams in group D, obeying the depth provided by a roster full of stars at the peak of their careers.
The setbacks against Venezuela and Puerto Rico in 2023 will accompany the memory of the national team for many years, presenting an unproductiveness that becomes unforgivable facing the mountain of sustained expectations with everything related to the combined.
The 3-2 and 2-1 defeats of the Dominican Republic against the Netherlands were called to be the worst thing that could have happened to the tricolor team, although these ghosts reappear in the most unfortunate context possible.
The precariousness evidenced in the quisqueyana offensive was the last thing in the imaginaryHowever, it was this same section that represented the greatest difficulty in achieving the necessary victories to allow themselves a classification.
The disappointment of having lost in the first phase of the tournament will never be easy to assimilate, but this frustration must be the one that feeds the desire to restructure the federal baseball scheme in the country, including that in a new stage meritocracy is rewarded above of anything else at the time of make appointments with high responsibility in the final result.