Korea U18 National Baseball Team loses to USA
The South Korea National Under-18 Baseball Team failed to reach the final of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) 토토사이트 U-18 Baseball World Cup.
The team, coached by Lee Young-bok (Chungam-go), lost an upset 1-5 to the United States of America in the Super Round of the tournament in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday.
South Korea, which finished second in the preliminary round with a 1-1 record, fell to fifth place in the six-nation tournament after losing to Japan (1-7) and the USA (1-3).
With only one game remaining against the Netherlands in the Super Round, 고스톱 South Korea can't leapfrog Chinese Taipei (3 wins) and Japan (3-1), who already have three wins, even if they win their final game.
The tournament will determine the finalists and third- and fourth-place finishers based on pool play in the Super Round.
South Korea needs to win against the Netherlands on Sept. 9 to qualify for the third-place game.
Hwang Jun-seo (Jang Chung-go) started the game against the United States and held them scoreless until the fourth inning.
Korea opened the scoring in the top of the fourth inning with a single by Jung Ahn-seok (Whimun High School), 스포츠토토 a sacrifice bunt by Yeo Dong-gun (Seoul High School), and an infield grounder by Park Ji-hwan (Se-ad), followed by an infield single by Cho Hyun-min (Chungam High School).
But in the bottom of the fifth, Hwang Jun-seo broke down.
He gave up a two-run double to Derek Curiel in right field with runners on first and second, 토토 and then allowed a walk and a stolen base to Perry Morlando with runners on second and third.
Hwang finished the day allowing four runs on six hits in 4⅔ innings with six strikeouts.
South Korea added another run in the sixth inning.
“A Korean player fell unconscious during pregame training, but regained consciousness after receiving first aid from the U.S. staff and was rushed to the hospital,” Taiwan Central News Agency reported.
Fortunately, 스포츠토토맨 the player's health is reportedly not critical.