And it all comes down to this...Cuba vs. Japan for the championship, tonight on ESPN from San Diego's Petco Park at 6pm Pacific. A preview of the title game:
And from ESPN.com, some interesting comments from good old Tommy on the Team USA flameout, and about the team he doesn't want to win tonight.
This event may require some tweaking, but by most any measure it's been a huge success for baseball in general IMHO.No one knows how such a good team could lose. It was a great surprise," said Lasorda.
Lasorda, the former Los Angeles Dodgers manager and a member of the Hall of Fame, was named goodwill ambassador for the World Baseball Classic. "In my current position, I cannot pick my favorite team, but I can say I don't want Cuba to win, definitely," said Lasorda, who played professionally on the island in the 1940s and 1950s.