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DR defeats Canada in WBC game 1

Watch Team Dominican Republic defend its 2013 World Baseball Classic Championship title in Miami, Florida on big screens installed in several shopping centers in Santo Domingo and Santiago. The Ministry of Sports is sponsoring the big screens for the enjoyment of local fans.

From the first game against Canada on Thursday, 9 March 2017, when the Dominican Republic defeated Canada, 9-2, the games are aired at 7pm from the Marlins Park in Miami.

The second game will be on Saturday, 11 March 2017, as the Dominican Republic takes on its strongest contender in Pool C, the United States at 7:30pm. The third game will be on Sunday, 12 March, against Colombia at 12:30pm. Canada, US, Colombia and the DR are part of Pool C of the World Baseball Classic.

In Santo Domingo the big screens are located at Galeria 360 and Sambil malls on Av. John F. Kennedy. In the eastern part of Greater Santo Domingo, they are at the Megacentro shopping mall.

In Santiago, there will be big screens at the Colinas Mall and another in front of the Monumento de los Heroes de la Restauracion, at the entrance to the city.

This is also an opportunity to catch a glimpse of the 2013 World Baseball Championship trophy, as the Ministry of Sports will be rotating it for fans attending the Galeria 360, Sambil, Megacentro, Colinas Mall and Monumento big screen locations.

Minister of Sports Danilo Diaz says this is an opportunity to highlight that for the Dominican Republic sports are a country brand.

In the game against Canada, the DR power team took off in the second inning, scoring four runs on six hits.

Meanwhile, news sources report that Dominicans baseball fans took the Marcha Verde (Green March) campaign for an end to corruption and impunity in government to the Miami stadium.

Source: DR1, 7dias

Mar 11, 2017

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