Panama beats Dominican Republic to reach final of U-15 Baseball World

    19 de agosto de 2018

    David, Panama, Aug 18 (efe-epa).- Panama remained unbeaten in the Super Round of the U-15 Baseball World Cup, organized by the World Baseball and Softball Confederation, with a 3-2 win against Dominican Republic at the Kenny Serracin stadium in David, Panama on Saturday.

    The host team would be now facing off with the United States in the final of the championship.

    The Panamanians ended the Super Round with a 4-1 record, the same as the US, while Dominican Republic ended with 1-4.

    Panama's top batter was Edwin Hidalgo, going for 2-2, a double, one run scored and two RBIs, while Deyvison De Los Santos, going for 2-2, one double and two RBIs shone for the opponents.

    Francisco Cardenas, who allowed four hits and two runs in 5.1 innings, was the winner while Cristofer Gomez took the loss.

    The final will take place at the same stadium on Monday.