Despite the team's seven championships in the Can-Am League, this presence of the Capitales de Québec in the final of the Frontier Baseball League has a special flavor.
“This is a first year for the Capitals in the Frontier League. We want to be known around the world and be one of the most recognized, most feared franchises in this league, testified manager Patrick Scalabrini, after the celebrations on Sunday evening on the Stade Canac field. Going to the final in our first year is good, but it's just the beginning, because we want to win the championship.”
“I'm excited, added Scalabrini. These are magical moments that we will live together and I can't wait to live them.
The players were also enthusiastic and confident in view of the final to start on Wednesday.
“Getting to where we are, we don't want to look down, we want to stay up,” suggested Quebec pitcher Miguel Cienfuegos. We want to win the title with the uniform of the Capitals.”
“We want to win everything, noted David Glaude for his part. If we win the championship, it will be the icing on the cake.”
By analyzing this three-game victory over the Ottawa Titans, Scalabrini noted that his squad was able to count on several men who raised their level of play.
“In the two games in Quebec, we wanted one or two heroes a day and several different guys got up and did an incredible job,” summarized Scalabrini, recalling in passing the work of reliever Franklin Parra in Saturday’s victory.
The Capitals have therefore won their two home games after losing the opening game of the series presented Friday in Ottawa. Remember that Saturday's game was particularly rich in emotions when the representatives of the Old Capital won 4 to 3 in the 11th round.
If T.J. a sure winner, young reliever Parra, who turns 23 on Tuesday, had been solid shutting out the opposition for four innings.
“Losing the first game there, with Miguel [Cienfuegos] at mound, we were a little shaken, admitted Scalabrini. Let's be honest! Playing at home is something different. The Titans came here, after beating Miguel, thinking it was a win. With the atmosphere and the supporters, it turned around.”
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