Team USA wins World Baseball Classic
Team USA pitcher Marcus Stroman controlled Puerto Rican batters for seven innings to be the key player in the United States winning the World Baseball Classic championship 8-0 on 22 March 2017. It was the first time Team USA reached the finals.
Puerto Rico had won its first seven games, reaching the final at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California without a single defeat. The team, nevertheless, was only able to bat for hit in the seventh inning.
The United States had lost to the Dominican Republic and to Puerto Rico in the round robin.
This is was the second time Puerto Rico reached the playoffs. In 2013, the team had lost to the Dominican Republic.
The media observed that the biggest winner in 2017 is the World Baseball Classic given the renewed interest in the championship the US win will create in the United States.
Source: DR1, worldbaseballclassic.com
Mar 23, 2017
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