Adam Jones, Eric Hosmer Lead Team USA To Thrilling Win Vs. Venezuela

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Team USA is off to quite the start in the second round of the World Baseball Classic.

After trailing for almost all of Wednesday’s second-round game against Venezuela, the Americans came through with three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to earn a thrilling 4-2 comeback win.

Center fielder Adam Jones got things started when he tied things with a solo home run to lead off the inning.

And first baseman Eric Hosmer followed a few batters later with a two-run shot, which gave Team USA its first lead of the night.

With the win, Team USA moved into a first-place tie with Puerto Rico at 1-0 in Pool F, while Venezuela joined the Dominican Republic at 0-1. Venezuela will be back in action Thursday night against the Dominican Republic, while the Americans have until Friday to prepare for Puerto Rico.

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