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Are You Not Entertained?! Trea Turner, USA Post Epic Win Over Venezuela

3 days ago   |   By SI

Saturday's USA-Venezuela classic shows how much baseball has grown internationally and what the WBC games mean to those who choose to play it. MIAMI-When Bobby Thomson hit what the New York press, in borrowing from Ralph Waldo Emerson, anointed as “The Shot Heard Round the World,” his home run on Oct. 3, 1951 happened on a Wednesday afternoon in New York and at a time when baseball was not played west of St. Louis, when Jackie Robinson had broken the color barrier only four years earlier and when the baseball-crazed country of Venezuela had seen only three of its countrymen play in...
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Watch: Phillies shortstop Trea Turner sends USA to World Baseball Classic semifinals with grand slam

Watch: Phillies shortstop Trea Turner sends USA to World Baseball Classic semifinals with grand slam

3 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

MIAMI - Trea Turner hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning that lifted the United States over Venezuela 9-7 Saturday night and into the World Baseball Classic semifinals.
The defending champion U.S. will face Cuba on Sunday night for a spot in the WBC final against Japan or Mexico. St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright will start for the U.S. against Cuba.
Venezuela second baseman and Houston Astros star Jose Altuve left the game in the fifth with a right hand injury after he was hit by a pitch from Daniel Bard. The Astros said there will be an update on his status...
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Trea Turner's grand slam leads US to comeback win over Venezuela in WBC

Trea Turner's grand slam leads US to comeback win over Venezuela in WBC

3 days ago   |   By New York Post

MIAMI - Trea Turner hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning that lifted the United States over Venezuela 9-7 Saturday night and into the World Baseball Classic semifinals. The defending champion Team USA will face Cuba on Sunday night for a spot in the WBC championship. Venezuela second baseman and Houston Astros star...
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