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WATCH: Jamie Westbrook Launches Home Run in Team USA Win Over South Korea

The win over South Korea places Team USA in the gold medal match against Japan

Jamie Westbrook #12 of Team United States hits a solo home run in the fourth inning against Team Republic of Korea during the semifinals of the men's baseball on day thirteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Yokohama Baseball Stadium on August 05, 2021 in Yokohama, Japan.
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Jamie Westbrook, an outfielder and second baseman with the Milwaukee Brewers organization, dinged a massive home run in Team USA’s win over South Korea.

Westbrook’s homer put the U.S. up 2-0. South Korea made it 2-1 in the top of the sixth inning. A five-run bottom of the sixth from Team USA helped solidify the win.

South Korea will play the Dominican Republic in the bronze medal match.

The 7-2 win earned the U.S. a place in the gold medal match against Japan on Saturday. Japan notched a thrilling 7-6 walk-off win against the U.S. earlier in the tournament.

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