Virtual press conferences for WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier set for Sunday, 30 May

Virtual press conferences for WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier set for Sunday, 30 May
29/05/2021
Managers from the eight national teams in the Olympic Americas qualifier will be available for members of the media.

WHAT: The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) will hold two WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier virtual pre-event press conferences, one with Group A national team managers and one with Group B national team managers. English-Spanish simultaneous translation will be available.

WHEN: Sunday, 30 May

Group A: 10:00 a.m ET (All times local)

WHO:

  • Dominican Republic Manager: Hector Borg
  • Nicaragua Manager: Marvin Bernard
  • Puerto Rico Manager: Juan Gonzalez
  • USA Manager: Mike Scioscia

Group B: 1:00 p.m ET

WHO:

  • Canada Manager: Ernie Whitt
  • Colombia Manager: Jair Fernandez
  • Cuba Manager: Armando Ferrer
  • Venezuela Manager: Jose Alguacil

HOW TO CONNECT: A Zoom link will be sent via email to all accredited media members. Only accredited media will be permitted to address the press conference. To apply for late registration, members of the media can send a request to media@wbsc.org. The press conference will also be streamed on the WBSC YouTube channel.

MEDIA CREDENTIALS

Media will be able to pick up their credentials from 10 a.m. on Monday, 31 May, at the VIP/ADA entrance at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches and at the Clover Park Ticket Office.

Media accreditation will be valid for both venues.

To check the status of your credential, follow the next steps:

  • Go to my.wbsc site: https://my.wbsc.org
  • Click on "Media Accreditations"
  • Click on "Search for your accreditations"
  • Enter name, last name and email address you registered with... and a list of accreditations will appear with the statuses.

NOTE: Those who selected the “WBSC Family Hotel” as the pick-up point for their credentials must indicate a stadium as their pick-up point, since the hotel pick-up point will not be available due to safety measures.