After caring for Great Britain on Saturday evening, Team USA is again in motion in pool play because the 2023 World Baseball Classic rolls on in Phoenix. USA will face Mexico at 10 p.m. ET with the sport airing on FS1. Fans may watch baseball video games totally free by signing up for a trial of fuboTV.
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USA beat Great Britain, 6-2, as Pool C play opened, whereas Mexico misplaced in additional innings, 5-4, to Colombia. The groups will all play 4 pool video games in 5 days with the highest two nations in every pool advancing to the quarterfinals.
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Padres righty Nick Martinez will get the beginning for the Americans reverse Angels lefty Patrick Sandoval, who will make his WBC debut for Mexico. Red Sox outfielders Alex Verdugo and Jarren Duran are each suiting up for the Mexican group on this yr’s event.
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What time does the sport begin? What TV channel will it air on? – Sunday’s sport will begin at 10 p.m. EST from Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. The sport will air on FOX Sports 1 within the United States (and FOX Deportes in Spanish).
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PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Schwarber launched a three-run homer, Nolan Arenado had three hits and two RBIs, and the United States overcame a gradual begin to beat Britain 6-2 on Saturday evening within the World Baseball Classic opener for each groups.
Trayce Thompson put Britain up 1-0 within the first inning with a homer off Adam Wainwright that simply cleared the left-center wall. Thompson — who performs for the Los Angeles Dodgers — is likely one of the few gamers on Britain’s roster with huge league expertise.
Thompson’s drive briefly put a damper on the temper for the group of 39,650 at Chase Field, however the Americans weren’t down lengthy.
The U.S. grabbed a 2-1 lead within the third after which broke the sport open within the fourth on Schwarber’s shot that landed within the stands close to the swimming pool that sits behind the right-center fence at Chase Field.
In Tokyo, Shohei Ohtani had one other RBI double, 21-year-old right-hander Roki Sasaki reached 100 mph 21 instances in 66 pitches and Japan beat the Czech Republic 10-2 on Saturday evening to clinch a quarterfinal berth.
Shugo Maki hit his second house run of the event and new Boston Red Sox outfielder Masataka Yoshida had three RBIs, together with a go-ahead, two-run double within the third inning off loser Ondrej Satoria because the Samurai Warriors overcame a 1-0 deficit.
Ohtani went 1 for 3 with a stroll earlier than a crowd of 41,637 within the Tokyo Dome, leaving for a pinch hitter within the eighth inning. He is 5 for 10 with three doubles, 4 RBIs and 5 walks for Japan (3-0), which has another group sport and can host a quarterfinal on Wednesday or Thursday. He additionally has pitched 4 scoreless innings.
Sasaki struck out eight in 3 2/3 innings and obtained the win. He allowed an unearned run, two hits and two walks.
Sasaki threw the sixteenth good sport in Japanese main league historical past in April, then pitched eight good innings in his subsequent begin earlier than being pulled after 102 pitches. He went 9-2 with a 2.02 ERA for the Pacific League’s Chiba Lotte Marines final yr, placing out 173 in 129 1/3 innings.
In the opener, Rixon Wingrove had 4 RBIs as Australia (2-0) received in a 12-2 rout of China (0-3) in a sport shortened to seven innings by the 10-run mercy rule.
In Group B at Taichung, Boston’s Yu Chang hit a tiebreaking, second-inning grand slam that lifted host Taiwan to a 9-5 win over the Netherlands (2-1), and Panama (2-2) received 2-0 over Italy (1-2).
In the primary sport of Group C in Phoenix, Colombia beat Mexico 5-4 in 10 innings when Jorge Alfaro scored on an error by shortstop Luis Urias.
Also, Puerto Rico beat Nicaragua 9-1 and Venezuela topped the Dominican Republic 5-1 in Miami.
UNITED STATES 6, BRITAIN 2
PHOENIX (AP) — Wainwright gave up one run and 5 hits over 4 innings for the win. Kyle Freeland allowed one run in three innings of reduction, and David Bednar struck out the facet within the ninth.
Former huge league pitcher Vance Worley gave up two unearned runs over 2 2/3 innings for Britain. Thompson, who tied his profession excessive with 13 homers final season for the Dodgers, completed with two hits.
VENEZUELA 5, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1
MIAMI (AP) — Luis Garcia struck out seven in three hitless innings and Venezuela tagged NL Cy Young Award winner Sandy Alcantara to beat the Dominican Republic.
The sport drew an electrical crowd of 35,890.
Anthony Santander homered off Alcantara within the second. The Miami Marlins ace allowed three runs on 5 hits and three walks in 3 2-3 innings for a group many take into account the WBC favourite.
David Peralta hit a two-run single within the fourth and added an RBI double within the sixth to make it 4-1. Santander tripled and scored on a single by Eugenio Suarez within the eighth.
The Dominican Republic threatened within the eighth when Wander Franco singled and World Series MVP Jeremy Peña walked. But Santander made a diving catch on Jeimer Candelario’s flyball to proper discipline and Francisco Mejia struck out.
Juan Soto hit an RBI double within the first to present the Dominican Republic a 1-0 lead.
Jose Altuve, Luis Arraez, Salvador Perez and Andres Gimenez all had hits for Venezuela.
José Ruiz obtained two outs for the win. Garcia adopted with a dominant efficiency.
COLOMBIA 5, MEXICO 4, 10 INNINGS
PHOENIX (AP) — The back-and-forth sport noticed Mexico take a 1-0 lead within the fourth on an RBI single by Isaac Paredes.
Colombia tied the sport within the prime of the fifth after which took a 3-1 lead on a two-run homer by Reynaldo Rodriguez. Mexico’s Randy Arozarena responded along with his personal two-run homer within the backside of the fifth to tie the sport at 3-all.
The sport was tied at 4 going into additional innings. In the tenth, Gustavo Campero hit a grounder that Urias couldn’t deal with, which allowed Alfaro to attain. Guillermo Zuñiga retired Mexico so as within the backside of the tenth to seal the win. Jesus Cruz took the loss.
JAPAN 10, CZECH REPUBLIC 2
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s pitchers struck out 16 in all.
The Czechs went forward within the first when Marek Chlup doubled and scored on shortstop Takumu Nakano’s throwing error.
Ohtani struck out with two on within the third, however Japan went forward as Yoshida doubled and scored on a single by 2015 Central League MVP Tetsuto Yamada.
Lars Nootbaar had an RBI single within the fourth as Japan opened a 7-1 lead. Kenduke Kondoh and Ohtani hit consecutive run-scoring doubles, and Ohtani stole third and scored on Yoshida’s sacrifice fly.
Yuki Udagawa and Hiroya Miyagi completed a four-hitter. Miyagi threw 68 pitches over 5 innings and struck out the ultimate 5 Czech batters,
AUSTRALIA 12, CHINA 2
TOKYO (AP) — Wingrove hit a three-run double off loser Xin Qi within the first inning and added an RBI single in a five-run fourth because the Southern Thunder opened a 10-2 lead.
Robbie Glendinning hit his second homer of the event, a two-run drive within the fourth in opposition to Weiyi Wang.
Winner Kyle Glogoski allowed one hit in 2 2/3 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts and three walks. Coen Wynne pitched 2 2/3 hitless innings and Todd Van Steensel threw an ideal seventh as 4 pitchers mixed on a five-hitter.
China scored twice within the fourth when Jie Cao hit his second double on the sport, Luke Wilkins threw a run-scoring wild pitch and Jinjun Luo had an RBI single.
PANAMA 2, ITALY 0
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Jose Ramos homered off loser Michele Vassalotti main off the second inning and scored on Allen Cordoba’s seventh-inning single in opposition to Sam Gaviglio. Ramos is hitting .313 (5 for 16).
Italy put runners on the corners within the ninth when Javy Guerra walked Dominic Fletcher main off and Brett Sullivan singled, however John Valente struck out and Nicky Lopez hit a comebacker that Panama changed into a game-ending double play.
Winner Harold Araúz allowed two hits in 4 scoreless innings, and Humberto Mejía, Alberto Baldonado and Guerra completed a five-hitter.
TAIWAN 9, NETHERLANDS 5
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Chang homered off Derek West after Li Lin’s tying RBI single in opposition to loser Lars Huijer. Chang hit a two-run homer within the 11-7 victory over Italy and is 6 for 12 with seven RBIs within the event.
Winning pitcher Tzu-Peng Huang gave up two runs — one earned — and two hits in 2 2/3 innings.
Didi Gregorius had two RBIs for the Netherlands, together with a first-inning RBI single, and Xander Bogaerts went 0 for 3 with three strikeouts and two walks.
Tsung-Che Cheng’s run-scoring single and Kun-Yu Chiang’s sacrifice fly boosted the lead within the third, and Chieh-Hsien Chen made it 8-2 with an RBI triple within the fourth.
Ray-Patrick Didder homered for the Dutch, who obtained RBI singles from Juremi Profar — Jurickson’s brother — and Wladimir Balentien. The Netherlands closed to 8-5 within the eighth earlier than Chia-Hao Sung retired Chadwick Tromp on an inning-ending flyout with a person on.
PUERTO RICO 9, NICARAGUA 1
MIAMI (AP) — Francisco Lindor scored twice and hit an RBI single as Puerto Rico received its 2023 WBC debut.
Lindor singled and scored within the first inning.
Elian Miranda hit a homer off starter Marcus Stroman within the fifth to tie it at 1. Puerto Rico retook the lead within the backside half with a five-run inning in opposition to JC Ramirez.
Lindor and Javier Baez each drove in runs within the fifth, Kike Hernandez scored and MJ Melendez hit a two-run single to present Puerto Rico a 6-1 lead.
Puerto Rico added to its lead with a three-run seventh when Emmanuel Rivera scored on a fielding error and Christian Vázquez added a two-run single.
Vázquez had two hits, a pair of RBIs and scored as soon as. Nicholas Padilla obtained the win for Puerto Rico.
SOUTH KOREA 7, CZECH REPUBLIC 3
TOKYO (AP) — Ha-Seong Kim of the San Diego Padres hit two solo homers for South Korea on Sunday.
Winning pitcher Se Woong Park struck out eight in 4 2/3 innings. South Korea improved to 1-2 in Group B and can play winless China in its last group sport. The Czechs are additionally 1-2.
St. Louis Cardinals infielder Tommy Edman had a two-run single for South Korea. Kim’s homer within the sixth made it 6-0.
Matej Mensik put the Czech Republic on the board with a two-run double within the seventh. Kim hit his second homer of the sport within the backside half.
CUBA 7, TAIWAN 1
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Cuba obtained house runs from Yoán Moncada of the Chicago White Sox and Erisbel Arruebarrena.
Cuba and Taiwan are each 2-2 in a decent Group A. The Netherlands and Italy had been set to play later Sunday. The Dutch are 2-1 and Italy is 1-2.
If the Dutch defeat Italy, they’d advance to the quarterfinals, as would Cuba.
Cuba broke out to a 4-0 lead within the first inning on a double by Alfredo Despaigne that scored Moncada and White Sox teammate Luis Robert. Arruebarrena’s two-run homer later within the inning made it 4-0.
Cuba starter Elian Leyva pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings for the win, placing out 4.