USA beats Mexico, will face South Korea in first-ever WBSC Premier12 Final

USA beats Mexico, will face South Korea in first-ever WBSC Premier12 Final
20/11/2015

TOKYO — The world No. 2 U.S. National Team defeated No. 12 Mexico, 6-1, in the semifinals of the WBSC Premier12 at the Tokyo Dome Friday night .

TOKYO — The world No. 2 U.S. National Team defeated No. 12 Mexico, 6-1, in the semifinals of the WBSC Premier12 at the Tokyo Dome Friday night .

USA’s Adam Frazier collected three hits and was named the Hublot Player of the Game.

The U.S. and No. 8 South Korea, who defeated world No. 1 Japan in the first semifinal Thursday night, will meet in the championship finale at the Tokyo Dome Saturday night at 19:00.

In Mexico’s loss to USA, Humberto Sosa hit a home run in the top of the fourth inning that briefly gave Mexico a 1-0 lead.

The U.S. scored five runs and had eight consecutive batters reach base in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Zeke Spruill was the winning pitcher.

Mexico will face Japan in the bronze medal game Saturday at 13:00.