Miami American shortstop Trea Turner sent Venezuela back home with a bases-loaded homer that helped the United States beat the South Americans 9-7 and advance to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic, where they will face Cuba this Sunday night.

Venezuela also lost its star Jose Altuve, victim of a blow to the right thumb. We will inform you about the extent of the injuries tomorrow.

Venezuela played a classic come-from-behind game until it took over in the fifth inning, scoring four times. They entered the inning trailing 5-2. They also trailed 3-0 in the first inning and cut it to 3-2 half an inning later.

But Turner did the damage for the Venezuelan side with a four-run home run in the top of the eighth inning. Silvino Brachowho pitched to Turner after the substitution Jose Quijada the bases will be loaded with no outs.

The United States was in the minority of the crowd in Miami. But he immediately attacked Venezuela and his debut, Martin Peres.

The three runs for the United States capped the first inning for a United States team that started with three former MVPs and a fourth who hasn’t won the award but has numbers to be reckoned with every year.

MVP of 2018, flour stakes he led off with a single, followed by another hit from the three-time MVP, Mike Trout. On the play, a throwing error by outfielder Ronald Acuña brought Betts to the plate. Current MVP, Paul Goldschmidtbecame the third US single in a row and surpassed Trout.

Always an MVP candidate, Nolan Arenadogave up his fourth straight single and moved Goldschmidt to third, where he scored on his fifth straight hit, this one with Kyle Tucker.

Venezuela, the majority of the public supported her, did not remain silent and immediately reacted with a composition that also became a laureate against the player. Lance Lynn.

MVP of 2017, Jose Altuveled off with one out and, after one out, the current Bat Champion, Luis Arraeshit a home run off Lynn to right to immediately put Venezuela in the game and call up LoanDepot Park.

After the United States regained control with a run and another in the fifth, the latter on Tucker’s home run, Venezuela fought back and took over, scoring four runs in the fifth inning, led by Salvador Perez’s two-run double.

Venezuela lost their star Altuve, who left the game after the ball hit the right hand of pitcher Daniel Bard.

Arraes extended the lead to 7-5 with his second homer of the game, this time against the first baseman and a single, once again revving up the Venezuelan fans who made LoanDepot Park look like a stadium in Caracas.