On Monday, March 20, Japan and Mexico played against each other in the semifinals of the 2023 World Baseball Classic at loanDepot Park in Miami.
The game started at 7:00 p.m. ET and was broadcasted on FS1.
Japan won the game with a score of 5-2, advancing to the finals to face Team USA on Tuesday, March 21.Roki Sasaki started as a pitcher for Japan in their game against Mexico. Sasaki is a 21-year-old phenom who regularly hits triple digits with his fastball and has a devastating splitter. He is considered one of the most intriguing young players in this year’s WBC
Patrick Sandoval started as a pitcher for Mexico. Randy Arozarena of the Tampa Bay Rays was highlighted as one to watch for Mexico – he came into this WBC with a career MLB postseason line of .333/.417/.705 in 31 playoff games and was named the ALCS MVP in 2020.
Team USA advanced to the finals after defeating Cuba on Sunday night in Miami. The championship game between Team USA and Japan will be broadcast on FS1 at 7:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 21.
Who won the game between Japan and Mexico ?
Japan won the game against Mexico in the semifinals of the 2023 World Baseball Classic. Japan defeated Mexico 6-5 in a back-and-forth battle that ended with a walk-off double by Munetaka Murakami in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Who scored the winning run for Japan ?
Munetaka Murakami drove in the winning run for Japan in the semifinals of the 2023 World Baseball Classic against Mexico. He hit a two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning, which allowed Japan to come back from a 5-4 deficit and win the game 6-5.