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

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.

Thumbnail photo via Orlando Ramirez/USA TODAY Sports Images

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