Dilson Herrera leaves on a stretcher due to injury in the match against Mexico

The left fielder of the Caimanes de Barranquilla was hit on the left side, did not suffer a fracture and is expected to miss at least one game

The Colombian Dilson Jose Herrera He did not suffer a fracture after colliding with the left field wall on Sunday, and the Caimanes de Barranquilla are confident that he will be able to continue operating in the Caribbean Series, which is played in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic.

Herrera hit the padded wall of the Quisqueya Juan Marichal stadium after he caught a fly ball from the Cuban Daniel Alvarez, of the Mexican Charros de Jalisco, in the sixth inning. The former New York Mets man was taken off the field on a stretcher and immediately transported to a nearby hospital.

The report of the doctor who treated him, Dr. Manuel López, indicates that Herrera “does not have a fracture, but he has a chest contusion and suffers from pain in the rib restraints”

The game stopped momentarily in the upper part of the sixth inning with the Jalisco team winning the game 1 run to 0, thanks to a kilometric home run to the right field by Félix Pérez, the Mexican team’s right ranger.

Herrera was replaced in the lineup by Edgar Martín Figueroa, and was taken to a health center near the baseball park for tests.

Dilson Herrera was in search of his first hit in the Santo Domingo 2022 Caribbean Series in which he has accumulated 11 at-bats in three games.

alligators will return to action this Monday in the fourth game of the Caribbean Series, when they face the Dominican Republic at 8:00 p.m. local time.

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Dilson Herrera leaves on a stretcher due to injury in the match against Mexico