True test arrives for Samurai Japan in the form of resilient Mexico

Roki Sasaki was within the stands for the World Baseball Traditional quarterfinal between Mexico and Puerto Rico at LoanDepot Park in Miami on Friday evening.
So maybe the younger pitching phenom noticed how the resilient, jubilant Mexicans rallied from 4 runs down for a 5-4 victory over the favored Puerto Ricans. Possibly he observed Randy Arozarena, the incandescent Tampa Bay Rays outfielder, protect the one-run lead with a leaping seize close to the wall within the eighth.

It doesn’t matter what Sasaki and the teammates he attended the sport with will bear in mind, they hopefully they gained a greater understanding of the problem that awaits them within the semifinals of the WBC.

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