Cuban slugger Cespedes is out of quarterfinals against Australia due to personal circumstances

Yoenis Cespedes, the Cuban World Baseball Classic (WBC) national team slugger, will miss the quarterfinal match against Australia due to personal circumstances. said on the 14th (Korean time), “Cuba cannot use Cespedes in the quarterfinals against Australia. Cespedes will return to the United States due to personal circumstances.” It is not known what his personal circumstances were.

Cespedes, who has a record of 834 major league (MLB) appearances, played in his first two out of four Group A matches in the first round, but did not produce satisfactory results.

In Game 1 against the Netherlands,메이저사이트 he went 0-for-2 with 2 walks, and in Game 2 against Italy, he went 0-for-4 and walked poorly. Amid Cespedes’ sluggish performance, Cuba suffered two consecutive losses and was on the brink of elimination.

When Cespedes was weak, Cuba started Roel Santos in left field instead of Cespedes in the third game against Panama.

Santos, who also played in the last game against Taiwan, made a big contribution to Cuba’s dramatic advancement to the quarterfinals with 2 hits and 2 RBIs in 4 at-bats. Locals are predicting that Santos will start in the quarterfinals against Australia.

Cuba, who took first place in Group A, will go to Japan and play a single match against Australia, second place in Group B, at the Tokyo Dome at 7:00 pm on the 15th for a ticket to the semifinals.

The media said, “Cespedes hopes to rejoin Miami, USA, where the semi-final tournament will be held if Cuba wins the quarter-final.”

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