Trea Turner’s slam propels U.S. past Venezuela, into WBC semifinals

Written by on March 19, 2023

Alden GonzalezESPN Staff Writer11:08 PM ET2 Minute Read

MIAMI -- Trea Turner didn't jog his way to first base. He hopped. Pranced. Flexed. Roared. With his team trailing by two in the eighth inning of its World Baseball Classic quarterfinal game against Venezuela, the Philadelphia Phillies shortstop and Team USA catalyst unleashed a prodigious grand slam, providing the two-run lead that proved to be the definitive blow . . .

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