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U.S. reaches baseball final against Japan

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GO JAPAN, GO FOR THE GOLD !!..

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Redemption time.

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Let's remember, this US team consists of ex-MLBers and prospect MLB players

Japan stopped their league in order to field their best team

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An interesting rematch! Can't wait for the minus points I get from this comment.

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I think Japan is going to kick their ass.

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This is an American team which plays with conviction, heart and effort. I know no one other than Tyler Austin who plays for Yokohama BayStars and two other guys who play in japan. Other than that this American team is comprised of AAA and AA players.

The below quote from this article says it all.

“The bottom line: It says USA across our jersey and these guys are playing for a gold medal this weekend,” U.S. manager Mike Scioscia said. “It doesn't get any better that.”

Japan, which stopped its major league season to make top players available for the Olympics, is the favorite. It defeated the U.S. 7-6 in 10 innings on Monday in the double-elimination second round.

“I’m just going to take this moment. I’m going to enjoy it. I’m going to call my wife and my parents, who deserve this just as much as I do,” Alvarez said. "And then we’re going to move on to Saturday, and then I’ll do some celebrating after.”

I will definitely be watching and cheering on these guys who deserve all our support.

If you believe it, it will happen.

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I think Japan is going to kick their ass.

Japan barely escaped their first match up - down 3 runs, needing a last-inning rally to tie the game, and extra innings to win

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An American Sport will bring the Gold home to the birth of baseball!!!!!!

USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA

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We won!!!!!!! Hell yeah. Nippon!

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If you believe it, it will happen.

it didn’t

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