“Best Player Trea Turner…” – Team USA Fans Erupt as $300 Million Philadelphia Phillies Star Scores World Baseball Classic Final’s First Runs in Style

Published 03/21/2023, 9:09 PM EDT

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The World Baseball Classic is coming to a conclusion today with Team USA playing against Samurai Japan. Both teams were considered favorites to take home the title at the beginning of the tournament. A clash of titans is now underway. Fans are thrilled to see baseball’s greatest nations duke it out on the biggest stage. Team USA is the first to score, and they have done it in style through the Philadelphia Phillies star Trea Turner. 

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Turner recently signed a $300 million deal with the Phillies this off-season. He came into the WBC with a lot of motivation and the will to win. The Team USA star has performed well so far, coming up with clutch hits and top defensive plays. Turner has done it once again and ensured that Team USA is the first on the scoreboard for the WBC Final.

Trea Turner smashes home run to put Team USA on World Baseball Classic Scoreboard

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The World Baseball Classic Final between Team USA and Samurai Japan is going to be a close affair. Both teams need any edge that they can get. And Team USA star Trea Turner has done that by smashing a solo home run, putting his nation on the scoreboard. This is a huge moment as Team USA has the game’s first run in the top of the second inning. Fox Sports MLB shared a video of the moment on Twitter.

In the Tweet, they said, “U-S-TREA! U-S-TREA! He has done it again!! 😱 USA leads 1-0!” They also provided fans with another angle of the massive hit, showing just how big it was. 

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The comments section is flooded with reactions as Team USA takes the lead behind Turner’s massive hit. 

Some fans have shown support for Turner and called him the team’s best player.

Others hyped up Team USA.

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This is a huge moment in the game as the momentum has shifted in Team USA’s favor. Although things could change at any moment, the Americans have the upper hand at the moment. But with Japan’s stacked batting lineup, the scoreline will not stay like this for very long.

Turner has been clutch for Team USA this WBC

Trea Turner is one of the players that has been clutch during the 2023 World Baseball Classic. He has put on stunning displays while helping Team USA reach the finals. Fans lauded him after a massive semifinal performance against Cuba

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What do you think of Trea Turner’s home run to score Team USA and the WBC Final’s first run? Kindly share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Pranay Mukherjee

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Pranay Mukherjee is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. On completing his Bachelor’s in Mass Communication, he followed his passion for writing and started working as a content writer. His passion for sports has led him to sports journalism.
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