Ohtani Zipin’s WBC Fever, Real Dream Team Coming￼
Shohei Ohtani (Japan) brings a ‘real dream team’ to the stage of the World Baseball Classic.
The Dominican Republic and the United States, strong candidates for the championship of this tournament, will finally unveil their dream team.
The Dominican Republic will play its first Group D match against Venezuela at 9:00 a.m. (Korean time) on the 12th at Rondipo Park in Miami, Florida, USA. On the same day, two hours later, at 11:00 am, the United States will play against England at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Dominican Republic is the number one favorite to win this tournament. Most of the gamblers pick this country as the winner. The winning odds presented by the US sports betting company ‘FanDeul’ are the lowest in the Dominican Republic at 2:1, followed by the US at 2.8:1 and Japan at 3:1, second and third.
The winning odds of another company, Caesars Sportsbook, are also the lowest in the Dominican Republic at +200. The US is followed by +250, followed by Japan with +280, second and third. The lower the odds, the higher the chance of winning.
The Dominican Republic will have top-notch players on the batting line and mound in this day’s game.
First, the lineup is #1 Julio Rodriguez (Center Field), #2 Juan Soto (Left Field), #3 Manny Machado (3 Base), #4 Rafael Devers (1 Base), #5 Teosca Hernandez (Right Field), #6 Elroy. Jimenez (designated hitter), 7th Wander Franco (2nd baseman), 8th Jeremy Pena (shortstop), and 9th Gary Sanchez (catcher) are expected to follow. Here, the starting pitcher is Sandy Alcantara, who won the National League Cy Young Award last year.
The Venezuelan lineup is also formidable. Ronald Acuna Jr., Jose Altuve, Salvador Perez and Miguel Cabrera are waiting. The starting pitcher is Texas Rangers left-hander Martin Perez. Even just hearing the name, it is worth evaluating as the biggest match in the first round.
Both teams have combined annual salaries of over $200 million this year. The Dominican Republic has $226 million and Venezuela has $210 million. 온라인바카라
Other favorites to win the U.S. are No. 1 Mookie Betts (right fielder), No. 2 Mike Trout (center fielder), No. 3 Kyle Schwaber (DH), No. 4 Paul Goldschmidt (first baseman), and No. 5 Nolan Arenado (3 Baseman), Kyle Tucker (left fielder) at 6, Trey Turner (shortstop) at 7, JT Realmuto (catcher) at 8, and Jeff McNeil (2nd base) at 9. Backed by Pete Alonso, Tim Anderson, Will Smith, and Bobby Witt Jr.
The starting pitcher was predicted to be 42-year-old Adam Waywright. As the opponent is England, coach Mark DeRosa is expected to appoint players equally enough to warm up lightly. The total annual salary of the U.S. national team is over $379 million. It boasts the highest ransom value of all time among the teams participating in the WBC.
MLB.com highlighted the main matches of the day in an article titled ‘WBC Fans’ Dream Lineup Unfolds on Saturday (local time)’.
Regarding the match between Dominican Republic and Venezuela, ‘Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is missing, but the Dominican Republic lineup is formidable. He also has a hidden weapon, making him a strong contender. Cy Young Young pitcher Sandy Alcantara, Christian Javier, and Johnny Cueto form the starting lineup.”