The United States broke through to win their first World Baseball Classic title with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Wednesday
The Netherlands knocked out 14-1 Cuba, which ended thus its performance in the 4th World Baseball Classic (WBC)
Alfredo Despaigne sent a 91mph pitch from left hander Lachlan Wells into the stands behind left field in the Tokyo Dome, catapulting Cuba into the second round of the World Baseball Classic, batting in four runs to ensure the 4-3 victory.
With a 1-1 record through two games and only a game against Australia remaining, the Cubans kept alive their chances of advancing to the tournament’s second round
While it wasn’t a great night for Cuba, 19-year-old right fielder Yoelkis Cespedes made an impressive World Baseball Classic debut