Eighth-inning heroics carry unbeaten Japan past Cuba

Baseball Mar 15, 2017

Eighth-inning heroics carry unbeaten Japan past Cuba

by Jason Coskrey

Another night, another thrilling win for Samurai Japan at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Pinch hitter Seiichi Uchikawa brought in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth, Tetsuto Yamada provided more breathing room with a two-run home run later ...