Kanekubo's grand slam sends Japan to LLWS final
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Ryo Kanekubo hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning to send Tokyo to the Little League World Series final with a 7-4 victory over Willemstad, Curacao.
Kanekubo raised his right arm in triumph as soon as he smacked the 2-2 pitch, an inside fastball, over the hedges beyond the left-center field fence.
It was Kanekubo's second homer of the afternoon, and the second straight game that Japan ended with a winning home run.
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