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Trea Turner Hits Another Home Run For Team USA

Written by Tony Ghaul

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Trea Turner gives USA an early 1-0 lead with his 2nd inning home run.

Turner now has the most HR’s (5) and RBIs (11) by a USA player in the WBC history.

Turner signed an 11-year, $300 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies this winter.

Leading off the bottom of the second inning, Japan’s Munetaka Murakami crushed a solo home run to right field off U.S. starter Merrill Kelly, tying the game 1-1.

Phillies shortstop Trea Turner. Photo courtsey of The USA Today

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