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Three of four slots in the semifinals in Dodger Stadium are filled — Japan, the Netherlands, and Puerto Rico are already in — and the winner of this one will be fourth team. The loser sees its 2017 WBC run come to an end. By way of reminder, the Dominican Republic came back from five runs down to edge Team USA in.
SAN DIEGO – Yadier Molina and Puerto Rico are moving on to the World Baseball Classic semifinals after scoring four runs in the first inning and then holding on for a wild 6-5 win against the United States on Friday night. Puerto Rico advances to the championship round for the second straight WBC. It reached the championship game in 2013 before losing to the Dominican Republic.
With most of the 32,463 fans on their feet and chanting in the top of the ninth, a U.S rally fell just short. Brandon Crawford hit a two-run triple to the left-center gap off Edwin Diaz with two outs to pull the Americans within a run. Diaz then struck out Josh Harrison to end it and send the Puerto Ricans into a wild celebration on the infield.