United States Blasts Its Way Into W.B.C. Semifinals

Written by on March 19, 2023

MIAMI — The United States was in trouble.

The defending World Baseball Classic champion trailed Venezuela by two runs in the eighth inning of a quarterfinal on Saturday night at loanDepot Park. Facing a tough team that had overcome an injury to a star player to take the lead, the right to advance the semifinals was on the line.

Then shortstop Trea Turner, 29, stepped to the plate. With the bases loaded, Turner sent a ball into the left field seats, stealing the momentum . . .

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