Baseball at the 2019 Pan American Games

Baseball competitions at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, were held from July 27 to August 4. The venue for the competition was the baseball stadium located at the Villa María del Triunfo cluster.[1][2] A total of eight men's teams (each consisting of up to 24 athletes) competed. This meant a total of 192 athletes were scheduled to compete.[3] After being contested for the first time ever in 2015, the women's event was dropped for this edition.[4]

Baseball at the XVIII Pan American Games
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Baseball pictogram
VenueBaseball Stadium
DatesJuly 29 – August 4, 2019
Competitors192 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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The top one or two finisher(s) in the event that were not already qualified for the 2019 WBSC Premier12 were awarded the final one or two spots in the Americas Qualifying Event for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, regarding whether an American team wins the Premier12.[5] This would be the top two finishing teams in the 2019 Pan American Games among Argentina, Colombia, Nicaragua, and Peru.

Puerto Rico won the gold medal against Canada 6–1, and concluded the tournament with an undefeated streak.

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament   Puerto Rico (PUR)
Fernando Cabrera
Freddie Cabrera
Luis Cintrón
Fernando Cruz
Jeffrey Domínguez
Bryan Escanio
Edwin Gómez
Jay González
Andrés López
Kevin Luciano
Brahiam Maldonado
Iván Maldonado
Miguel Martínez
Ozzie Martínez
Luis Mateo
Efraín Nieves
Jorge Padilla
José Rivera
César Rivera
Wilfredo Rodríguez
Orlando Román
Ramesis Rosa
Giovanni Soto
Kevin Torres
  Canada (CAN)
Ben Abram
Phillippe Aumont
Jordan Balazovic
Eric Cerantola
Michael Crouse
Wes Darvill
RJ Freure
Tyson Gillies
Dustin Houle
Edouard Julien
Ryan Kellogg
Jordan Lennerton
Chris Leroux
Jonathan Malo
Will McAffer
Dustin Molleken
Connor Panas
Tristan Pompey
Jordan Procyshen
Jasvir Rakkar
Scott Richmond
Evan Rutckyj
Rene Tosoni
Eric Wood
  Nicaragua (NCA)
Benjamín Alegría
Luis Alen
Isaac Benard
Jimmy Bermúdez
Dwight Britton
Jorge Bucardo
Wilber Bucardo
Jilton Calderón
Darrel Campbell
Ofilio Castro
Berman Espinoza
Rafael Estrada
Fidencio Flores
Jesús Garrido
Ernesto Glasgon
Elías Gutiérrez
Wilton López
Gustavo Martínez
Marvin Martínez
Edgard Montiel
Javier Robles
Junior Téllez
Norlando Valle
Wuillians Vasquez

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 8 countries qualified baseball teams.

QualificationEdit

Eight men's teams qualified to compete at the games in each tournament. The host nation (Peru) qualified in each tournament, along with winner of the South American Championship, the top two teams at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games and the top four teams at the Pan American Qualification tournament.

Event Dates Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1   Peru
2018 South American Championships[6] April 15–21   Buenos Aires 1   Argentina
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games July 20–29   Barranquilla 2   Puerto Rico
  Cuba
2019 Pan American Games Qualifier[7][8][9] January 29 – February 3   Ibiúna-São Paulo 4   Dominican Republic
  Colombia
  Nicaragua
  Canada
Total 8

Competition formatEdit

The eight teams were split into groups of four, with the top two teams in each group advancing to the "super round". The third placed team in each group played for fifth place, while fourth in each group played for seventh. In the super round, each team played the two teams from the other group, with the result against the team from its group carried over. The top two in this round played for gold, with the other two teams playing for bronze.[10]

ResultsEdit

All times are Peru Standard Time (UTC−5)

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

GP W L RS RA DIFF
  Puerto Rico 3 3 0 13 5 +8
  Nicaragua 3 2 1 17 9 +8
  Dominican Republic 3 1 2 13 9 +4
  Peru 3 0 3 4 24 −14
Qualified for the Super round
July 29
19:05
Dominican Republic   10–3   Peru Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 2,798
Boxscore

July 30
10:05
Puerto Rico   7–3   Nicaragua Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,059
Boxscore

July 31
10:05
Nicaragua   4–2   Dominican Republic Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 577
Boxscore
July 31
19:05
Puerto Rico   4–1   Peru Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 2,850
Boxscore

August 1
15:05
Dominican Republic   1–2 (F/10)   Puerto Rico Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,780
Boxscore
August 1
19:05
Peru   0–10 (F/7)   Nicaragua Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,994
Boxscore

Group BEdit

GP W L RS RA DIFF
  Canada 3 3 0 28 9 +19
  Colombia 3 2 1 13 13 0
  Cuba 3 1 2 17 14 +3
  Argentina 3 0 3 2 24 −22
Qualified for the Super round
July 29
10:05
Cuba   1–6   Colombia Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 2,456
Boxscore
July 29
15:05
Argentina   0–10 (F/8)   Canada Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 2,355
Boxscore

July 30
15:05
Colombia   4–2   Argentina Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,560
Boxscore
July 30
19:05
Canada   8–6   Cuba Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,123
Boxscore

July 31
15:05
Cuba   10–0 (F/7)   Argentina Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 987
Boxscore

August 1
10:05
Colombia   3–10   Canada Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: N/A
Boxscore

Placement matchesEdit

Seventh place matchEdit

August 2
10:05
Peru   1–20 (F/5)   Argentina Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,125
Boxscore


Fifth place matchEdit

August 3
10:05
Dominican Republic   10–9 (F/10)   Cuba Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 2,415
Boxscore


Super roundEdit

GP W L RS RA DIFF
  Puerto Rico 3 3 0 17 9 +8
  Canada 3 2 1 25 11 +14
  Colombia 3 1 2 15 13 +2
  Nicaragua 3 0 3 4 28 −24
August 2
15:05
Puerto Rico   8–5   Canada Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 2,100
Boxscore
August 2
19:05
Nicaragua   1–11 (F/7)   Colombia Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,513
Boxscore

August 3
15:05
Nicaragua   0–10 (F/7)   Canada Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,979
Boxscore
August 3
19:05
Puerto Rico   2–1   Colombia Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 2,313
Boxscore


Medal matchesEdit

Bronze medal matchEdit

August 4
11:05
Colombia   0–6   Nicaragua   Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: N/A
Boxscore


Gold medal matchEdit

August 4
18:05
  Puerto Rico   6–1   Canada   Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: N/A
Boxscore


 2019 Pan American Games Winners 
 
Puerto Rico
1st title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team Record
    Puerto Rico 6–0
    Canada 4–2
    Nicaragua 3–3
4   Colombia 3–3
5   Dominican Republic 2–2
6   Cuba 1–3
7   Argentina 1–3
8   Peru 0–4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pan American Schedule" (PDF). www.lima2019.pe. Lima Organizing Committee for the 2019 Pan and Parapan American Games (COPAL). June 13, 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 16, 2019. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Etchells, Daniel (March 11, 2019). "Lima 2019 inaugurates first sporting venue for Pan American Games". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "Qualification System manual" (PDF). www.panamsports.org/. Pan American Sports Organization. April 25, 2018. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Hinkson, Kamila (July 23, 2019). "'It's hard to take': Women's baseball players on the outside looking in at Pan Am Games". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  5. ^ "WBSC reveals Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers for Baseball, Softball". World Baseball Softball Confederation. March 24, 2018. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  6. ^ "Argentina wins South American Baseball Championship, earns Pan American Games berth". www.wbsc.org/. World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC). April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  7. ^ Montealto, Carlos A. (September 15, 2018). "Repechaje de Beisbol para Lima 2019 ya tiene fecha" [Baseball Qualifiers for Lima 2019 have a date]. El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). Managua, Nicaragua. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  8. ^ "Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua advance to the Pan American Games Lima 2019". www.wbsc.org/. World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC). February 1, 2019. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  9. ^ "Final Four Baseball Teams Qualify for Lima 2019". www.panamsports.org/. Panam Sports. February 1, 2019. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  10. ^ "Beisbol Manual Tecnico" [Baseball Technical Manual] (PDF). www.eventosdelciclo.cog.org.gt/ (in Spanish). Lima Organizing Committee for the 2019 Pan and Parapan American Games (COPAL). Retrieved June 16, 2019.

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