Puerto Rico beat Netherlands to reach WBC final

first_imgTaal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite The victory improved Puerto Rico’s perfect record to 7-0 as they seek redemption after finishing runner-up to the Dominican Republic in 2013.Third baseman Correa finished with two hits, two runs and two RBIs on four at-bats Monday. He clobbered a 441 foot home run to left field in the first inning off Netherlands starter Rick Van Den Hurk that tied the game 2-2.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Duterte promises to look for funds to establish rail transport in Cebu Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town MOST READ Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely View comments Harden hits layup with 2.4 seconds left to lift Rocketscenter_img ‘Bad Boys for Life’ debuts so good with box office top spot What started out as a first inning slugfest turned into a battle of the bullpens in the first game of the championship round of the 16-team elite international baseball tournament.Undefeated Puerto Rico will face the winner of the other semi-final between the United States and Japan in the final on Wednesday, also at Dodger Stadium.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnAfter a burst of four runs on both sides to start the four-hour contest, the relief pitchers took over in the middle innings setting the stage for Puerto Rico to win it in the extra session.Puerto Rico has been dominating the tournament with a ferocious offence, timely hitting and dependable pitching. On Monday they helped their cause with some clutch defensive plays and aggressive base running. Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties ‘It’s not my shame’: Why Filipino women are calling out sexual misconduct on social media Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Puerto Rico’s Carlos Correa celebrates after scoring in winning run on a hit by Eddie Rosario in the 11th inning of a semifinal against the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Eddie Rosario clubbed a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the 11th inning as Puerto Rico punched their ticket to the WBC final for the second straight year with a marathon 4-3 win over the Netherlands on Monday.Rosario’s blast brought infielder Carlos Correa home after he had advanced to third on an earlier sacrifice fly by catcher Yadier Molina in the semi-final at Dodger Stadium.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES ‘1917’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awardslast_img

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