Team Japan Comes Back and Walks It Off Against Team Mexico to Head to the WBC Final!

What an ending. And what a final it sets up against Team USA tonight at 6pm CT.

After falling behind early on a three-run Luis Urias home run, Team Japan had to come back late, putting up six runs over the final three innings to win.

The final blow was a walk-off, two-run double by Japanese star Munetaka Murakami off of Cardinals pitcher Giovanny Gallegos:

Absolutely amazing ending there. The entire team streaming onto the field even before the winning run actually crosses home plate.

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