Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 3/16/13
If you are a Padres fan (if you’re reading this, you should be) and if you were also rooting for the US team in the World Baseball Classic, then you witnessed two comeback attempts in one day. Only one of them worked though and the other ended in a loss and ends a run to the WBC title. Puerto Rico was able to hold off a surge at the end of the game that the US tried to pull off. Trailing 4-1 in the eighth inning, the US team started to rally and put more runs on the board. Unfortunately they were only able to get two more runs up and lost the game 4-3, which eliminated them from contention in the WBC tournament. The Padres played yesterday against the Dodgers and needed a three run bottom of the ninth rally to win. The beauty to it all was that by then the starters were out of the game, and it was up to the minor leaguers to get things done. And as we can see from the final score they did just that. This was just one game played yesterday as there was a second split squad game again...
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