La Jornada – Mexico beats Canada 10-1 and qualifies for the Minor League World Championship

Mexico City. Excellent performance jar Jorge Lizarraga Mexico’s baseball players crushed Canada 10-1 on Sunday in their first elimination game to survive the 2023 Williamsport Little League World Series.

Thanks to this victory, the ninth tricolor team, this time represented by a team from the Tijuana Municipal League, managed to forge its way to continue advancing in the tournament, after losing for the first time to Japan with a score of 6-1.

In Sunday’s game, played at Volunteer Stadium in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the Canadian Northern Regina League led at halftime with two straight hits; However, the Tricolor were not discouraged and responded just in time on Lizarraga’s single to get the tie in the third period.

The fourth inning was decisive for the Mexicans, as they scored eight runs on three hits to make it 9-1 in their favour, thus burying the Canadiens’ hopes.

In the fifth, Tijuana put together a strong offense to add another run and take the win 10-1.

The next meeting of Mexican baseball players will take place next Tuesday. His opponent will be the loser of the match between Curaçao (Caribbean region) and Venezuela (Latin American region).

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