Puerto Rico's upset upsets Japan
There won't be a three-peat for Japan as Puerto Rico advances to the WBC final
SAN FRANCISCO -- There were 335 Japanese media members credentialed for their country's World Baseball Classic semifinal game against Puerto Rico on Sunday night, and after Japan's seven-year reign as WBC champions ended with a 3-1 defeat, this was the initial question posed to manager Koji Yamamoto (or at least how it was translated):
"First of all, could you please tell us the reason for losing?"
Not that there was any pressure on Team Japan to successfully defend its WBC ...
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