The World Baseball Classic continued Sunday morning as Japan defeated Australia 7-1 to shut out Pool B with a 4-0 file and advance to the quarterfinals.
Japan received with ease on Sunday as Shohei Ohtani hit a three-run homer within the first inning, giving Japan all of the runs it wanted to win.
Listed here are the highest performs from Sunday’s sport!
Oh my, Ohtani!
Only a few minutes after the primary pitch Japan took a 3-0 lead. Shohei Ohtani labored his magic and crushed a pitch over the guts of the plate into the appropriate subject bleachers for a three-run residence run.
Kensuke Kondo drove a liner into proper to attain Lars Nootbaar, who hit an RBI single earlier within the second inning, to make it 5-0 Japan.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto stored Japan’s lead intact early by pitching three scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts.
An RBI stroll for Ohtani
Even when he would not swing, Ohtani knocks in runs. With the bases loaded within the fourth, Ohtani drew a four-pitch stroll to provide Japan a 6-0 lead.
Yamamoto closed off his begin with a strikeout within the fourth inning, giving him two in every inning he pitched in and eight on the day as he threw 4 scoreless innings for Japan.
Extra runs for Japan!
Yuhei Nakamura hit a liner the alternative means for a double to attain a run and make it 7-0 Japan within the fifth. The bottom hit had the Japan bench celebrating.
One for satisfaction
Alex Hall hit a solo residence run for Australia within the backside of the ninth, giving it a run to keep away from the shutout.
Hiroto Takahashi struck out Andrew Campbell to win the sport and shut out Pool B play for Japan.
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