The delegations of Colombia and Guatemala became the first to arrive in Dominican territory this Wednesday to participate in the Pimentel International Baseball Classic 2022, an event that will begin this Friday with the participation of representative teams from seven countries.
Likewise, Mexico and the whole of Puerto Rico are scheduled to arrive this Thursday, while Venezuela and the United States would arrive early Friday to be present at the important fair organized by the Cristián Pimentel Academy of prospects.
For a week, the Academy stadium, located in the Mamón en Guerra community, will become the stage where the best prospects of the class of 2023, 2024 and up to 2025 will converge in much of Latin America, who will be before the eyes of a large group of scouts, belonging to the 30 major league franchises.
Cristian Pimentel, president of the entity that bears his name, highlighted the event and said that the contest will help all franchises have the opportunity to observe not only the great Dominican talent, but also that of nations such as Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, among others. others.
Pimentel said that: “This is a dream that is coming true. I dreamed a long time ago of turning our anniversary into something international with countries from other nations and with God in front of it, that’s how it will be”.
He stressed that the tournament will serve as a platform for these children from other countries to showcase their talent to representatives of the different organized baseball organizations in the United States.
The Dominican Republic will host its first match against Venezuela, starting at 9:00 in the morning. On that same date, Colombia will be measured against the United States; Guatemala against Puerto Rico.
The tournament will serve as a platform for these children from other countries to showcase their talents to representatives of the different organized baseball organizations in the United States.
He explained that the matches will be broadcast through different social networks of You Tube, Facebook, as well as national channels, in addition to the written press.