Japan routs Italy to advance to World Baseball Classic semifinals

It’s not day-after-day that somebody manages to steal the highlight from Shohei Ohtani.
Kazuma Okamoto may simply have pulled it off, nonetheless, whereas additionally placing Japan one step nearer to successful the World Baseball Traditional.

Okamoto homered and drove in 5 runs to assist again up Ohtani as Japan superior to the WBC semifinals for the fifth straight time with a 9-3 win over Italy in entrance of a crowd of 41,723 Tokyo Dome on Thursday.

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