March 14, 2006
Koreans surprise Team USA (Chicago Sun-Times, March 14, 2006)
Former Cubs first baseman Hee-Seop Choi's three-run home run against Dan Wheeler in the fourth inning was the key blow Monday as South Korea beat the United States 7-3 in the second round of the World Baseball Classic in Anaheim, Calif. The game was played before an announced crowd of 21,288 at Angel Stadium.Posted by Orrin Judd at March 14, 2006 10:18 AM
South Korea (2-0) will play its final game of the second round Wednesday against Japan. Japan (0-1) will face Mexico (0-1) today, and Team USA (1-1) will play Mexico on Thursday. The top two teams will meet Saturday in the semifinals at Petco Park in San Diego.