Another win for gold.
Crew USA baseball is, apparently sufficient, a little bit of a stranger to gold medals on the Olympics. The crew captured its first — and solely — gold-medal victory on the 2000 Olympics, nevertheless it might be in place to land a second after their 7-2 win over Korea on Thursday.
The U.S. downed South Korea in a rematch from group play, a recreation america received 4-2. Now, after a loss to Japan earlier within the week, Crew USA is one win away from the gold medal as they face Japan on Saturday — on the flip facet, it is one loss away from a silver medal.
South Korea was coming off a tough loss to Japan on Wednesday morning, and now they will face the Dominican Republic within the bronze-medal recreation on Friday evening.
Sporting Information offered highlights, updates and extra from the USA’s semifinal win vs. the Republic of Korea beneath.
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9:17 a.m. END OF GAME: Anthony Carter grabs a comebacker, and the U.S. goes to play for gold.
9:15 a.m.: Anthony Carter with two outs within the eighth and is trying to shut the door on Korea’s gold-medal hopes.
9:08 a.m. END OF EIGHTH: Nothing doing for the U.S. within the eighth inning, they usually simply want three outs to move to the gold-medal recreation.
8:59 a.m. END TOP EIGHTH: Pitcher’s finest buddy exhibits up as Gose will get a double play, after which an infield fly to get out of the inning. 7-2 U.S.
8:58 a.m.: Anthony Gose lets up a lead-off stroll within the eighth as Korea seems to place up a crooked quantity with simply six outs left.
8:53 a.m. END OF SEVENTH: U.S. goes down so as, and we head to the eighth. 7-2 U.S.
8:45 a.m. END TOP SEVENTH: Anthony Gose is available in and will get a few clutch strikeouts to finish the risk. U.S. is six outs from the gold-medal recreation. 7-2, U.S.
8:38 a.m.: Infield single for Hye-seong Kim. Pitching change coming for Scott McGough, who’s allowed three hits on 4 batters.
8:33 a.m. SOUTH KOREA SCORING PLAY: Ji-whan Oh with a double off the center-field wall. Jack Lopez mishandles, permitting a runner to attain. 7-2 United States.
8:28 a.m. END OF SIXTH: USA places up a 5 spot within the sixth, extending their result in 7-1. 7-1 U.S.
8:22 a.m. UNITED STATES SCORING PLAY: Tyler Austin with a floating single to middle discipline, scoring two runs. United States seems gold-medal recreation sure. 7-1 U.S.
8:18 a.m. UNITED STATES SCORING PLAY: Eddy Alvarez with a grounder to first, mishandled by the primary baseman. Koloszvary scores. 5-1 United States.
8:17 a.m. UNITED STATES SCORING PLAY: Lopez with a base hit to left, plating one other run. U.S. leads 4-1 within the sixth.
8:14 a.m.: Nick Allen with a stroll. Bases loaded, one out for Jack Lopez. And one other pitching change coming for Korea.
8:10 a.m. UNITED STATES SCORING PLAY: Koloszvary with a single by means of the left facet, scoring Frazier. United States provides a run, 3-1.
8:08 a.m.: Jamie Westbrook with a single to proper discipline, Todd Frazier goes first-to-third. U.S. in enterprise with one out within the sixth.
8:06 a.m.: One other pitching change for Korea. Matchup baseball.
8:03 a.m.: That Frazier at-bat pressured Korea right into a pitching change. Runner on first, no outs for Eric Filia.
7:58 a.m.: Todd Frazier locked in an excellent at-bat proper now. Fouling off pitch after pitch. Labored a heck of a stroll to guide off the house half of the sixth inning.
7:53 a.m. END TOP SIXTH: Jamie Westbrook grabs a fly out in left to finish the highest half. U.S. up. 2-1, U.S.
7:51 a.m.: Ryder Ryan nonetheless in and will get two innocuous outs within the sixth inning. Minho Kang up subsequent.
7:41 a.m. END OF FIFTH: Casas grounds out to second base to finish the scoring risk. U.S. nonetheless up. 2-1, U.S.
7:39 a.m.: Two-out single for Austin. Runners on first and second with Triston Casas developing.
7:37 a.m.: Eddy Alvarez with a single by means of the fitting facet. Two outs within the fifth for Tyler Austin.
7:29 a.m. END TOP FIFTH: Ryder Ryan in and induces an inning-ending double play to get out of the jam. 2-1, U.S.
7:25 a.m. SOUTH KOREA SCORING PLAY: RBI single for Hae-min Park. Joe Ryan is being pulled. 2-1, U.S.
7:21 a.m.: Single to proper discipline for Hye-seong Kim, and South Korea has one thing working with one out within the fifth.
7:20 a.m.: Runner at first after Ryan hits a batter. A mistake in an in any other case excellent outing.
7:15 a.m. END OF FOURTH: Westbrook’s dwelling run goes to replay evaluation (truthful or foul), nevertheless it’s upheld. 2-0, U.S.
7:11 a.m. UNITED STATES SCORING PLAY: Jamie Westbrook with a no-doubt blast to left discipline. Doubles america lead, 2-0.
7:04 a.m. END TOP FOURTH: Ryan will get a name (shockingly) on the surface nook to finish the half inning. 1-0, U.S.
7:01 a.m.: First stroll of the evening for Ryan, with some “assist” from the umpire. The zone stays tight.
6:58 a.m.: Jack Lopez with a pleasant sliding seize in middle discipline. He was enjoying deep and raced in for the catch.
6:55 a.m.: Joe Ryan nonetheless in right here for america, pitching an excellent recreation by means of three innings.
6:53 a.m. END OF THIRD: U.S. goes down so as, nonetheless maintain the lead. 1-0, U.S.
6:45 a.m. END TOP THIRD: Todd Frazier snags a pop foul at third to finish the highest half of the inning. 1-0, U.S.
6:39 a.m. END OF SECOND: Lopez known as out at second after replay evaluation. U.S. nonetheless takes the lead on Kolozsvary scoring play. 1-0, U.S.
6:37 a.m. UNITED STATES SCORING PLAY: Olympics or Little League? Jack Lopez with a single to middle discipline, Kolozsvary scores from second. Lopez caught in a run down, reaches second after which scrambles to 3rd. The play is reviewed, and Lopez known as out attempting to advance to second on a diving tag. U.S. nonetheless takes the lead, 1-0.
6:29 a.m.: Mark Kolozsvary walks.
6:27 a.m. END TOP SECOND: Ryan will get one other fly ball to middle discipline on a well-hit ball to finish the highest half of the inning.
6:26 a.m.: This umpire is looking it very tight early on, as Joe Ryan is robbed of some strikes within the second at-bat of the inning.
6:22 a.m. END OF FIRST: Two-out rally comes up brief as Filia grounds to brief to finish the inning. U.S. 0, Korea 0.
6:19 a.m.: America is in enterprise: Todd Frazier with a two-out double, Casas advances to 3rd. Runners in scoring place with two outs within the first. Eric Filia up.
6:17 a.m.: Tristan Casas continues his sizzling match, working a two-out stroll. Umpire his a decent, tight strike zone early on on this recreation.
6:10 a.m. END TOP FIRST: Ryan will get a fly out to deep proper middle to finish the highest half of the primary. U.S. coming to bat.
6:06 a.m.: Lee Jung-hoo with a two-out double, and South Korea has their first baserunner of the evening for Japan.
6:01 a.m.: First pitch from Joe Ryan is a ball, and we’re underway in Japan.
5:55 a.m.: Korea and the U.S. deal with enterprise in only a few minutes’ time.
USA vs. South Korea begin time
- Begin time: 6 a.m. ET
Crew USA and South Korea meet in a rematch of their group-play recreation within the semifinals on Thursday, Aug. 5.
America is vying for its first gold medal in baseball since 2000.
Learn how to watch USA Baseball vs. South Korea semifinal recreation
- TV channel: USA Community
- Stay stream: NBCOlympics.com (cable subscription required); NBC Sports activities App; fuboTV (7-day free trial)
As at the moment scheduled, USA Community will probably be carrying the semifinal recreation between the U.S. and South Korea on Thursday morning.
No matter TV channel, you may additionally be capable to dwell stream the sport on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports activities App.
FuboTV, which carries NBC and its sister networks, can even be a viable streaming possibility. FuboTV gives a 7-day free trial.