Dominican Republic lost in its first game and also the undefeated against Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic. However, the spirit of the Dominican players remains intact and with their sights set on the next game.
"Don’t stop supporting us, we have a great team. We have to stay positive and make adjustments."said Sandy Alcántara, the starter and loser for the Dominican team, who pitched three innings and two-thirds of three runs, five hits, granted three transfers and struck out two.
The Venezuelan team pulled out its claws and against all odds, beat the ninth tricolor team 5-1.
The National League Cy Young winner expressed his disappointment after not achieving the goal tonight.