Team USA lost to Puerto Rico by a 6-5 score on Friday night, sending Puerto Rico to the finals and putting USA in a must win game on Saturday night. In the sixth inning of this contest, Andrew McCutchen was ejected for arguing a third strike call (see photo below). McCutchen seemed to think the second strike call was outside, then after a ball in the dirt, he went down looking on a 1-2 pitch that was low and outside. After a quick exchange of words, he was tossed by the home plate umpire.
McCutchen started in right field and batted lead-off. He grounded out to lead-off the game, then lined out to left field in his second at-bat. The ejection came in his third at-bat.
Josh Harrison made his first start of the WBC and played second base, batting ninth. He flew out to center field in th...
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