Dominicans Top South Korea 10-6, Win Baseball Bronze
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Juan Francisco homered for the Dominican Republic in the first inning, then hit a tiebreaking double off Seunghwan Oh of South Korea in the eighth inning of a 10-6 victory that earned the Olympic baseball bronze medal.
Melky Cabrera had four hits for the Dominicans, who won a baseball medal for the first time.
— #Tokyo2020 (@Tokyo2020) August 7, 2021
2008 gold medalist South Korea took a 6-5 lead in a four-run fifth inning against five pitchers.
Kang Baek-Ho hit a go-ahead single.
The Dominican Republic wins the bronze!
— Minor League Baseball (@MiLB) August 7, 2021
A former closer for the St. Louis Cardinals, Oh blew a save for the second time.