Trea Turner’s grand slam rallies Team USA past Venezuela and into WBC semis

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — Trea Turner spent some of his teenage years hitting home runs about 60 miles north of loanDepot park. The graduate of Park Vista High in Lake Worth, Fla., has hit seven at the ballpark during his major league career. But none likely as memorable as the one he hit on Saturday night. Turner’s go-ahead grand slam in the top of the eighth inning saved the United States from elimination and ultimately lifted it to a thrilling 9-7 comeback win over Venezuela in a World Baseball Classic quarterfinal. Turner’s 407-foot blast off Venezuela reliever Silvino Bracho, which landed in the seats abov…

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