Omar López trusts Miguel Cabrera’s leadership in the World Baseball Classic | baseball 123
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This Monday, the manager of the Venezuelan baseball team, Omar López, was received by the Creole slugger Miguel Cabrera at his home in order to discuss key aspects for the World Baseball Classic that will be played during the month of May of this year. year.
The maracayero has played in four World Cups in which he has accumulated a total of six home runs, being the only player who has taken the ball out of the park in each of the editions played so far. Due to his successful career in the Major Leagues and his leadership in the national team, López has chosen to give him the captaincy in his fifth appearance in the highest international baseball event.
“Without a doubt, this new generation in the national team needs a leader. And no one better than Miguel,” the strategist wrote in a post published on his Instagram account.
Venezuela will seek to win the title for the first time in the history of the World Baseball Classic, after having finished third in the tournament held in 2009. In this way, it seeks to redeem itself from its poor performances in 2013 (group stage) and 2017 ( second round): “I am completely sure that God will accompany us throughout this process. With the support of 32 million Venezuelans, we will fight to bring joy to our country,” said López.