Venezuela vs. Puerto Rico — 8:00 p.m. on ESPN
Puerto Rico looks unbeatable in the World Baseball Classic coming off of a mercy rule victory over the United States. But everyone knows mercy is for the weak. At least that’s what my middle school bully always said when he pulled my underwear band up over my head.
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