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Venezuela beats US to win Group C at WBC

 Venezuela's Henry Blanco hits a solo home run against the United States Teamduring third inning action at the World Baseball Classic in Toronto on We...

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Venezuela's Henry Blanco hits a solo home run against the United States Teamduring third inning action at the World Baseball Classic in Toronto on We...

Henry Blanco homered and made a key throw in the ninth inning as Venezuela beat the United States 5-3 on Wednesday to win Group C at the World Baseball Classic.
Gregor Blanco added three hits for Venezuela, which avenged a 15-6 loss to the Americans on Sunday. Both teams are headed to the second round of the tournament in Miami, where the U.S. will open against Group D winner Puerto Rico (3-0) on Saturday.
Venezuela will face a surprising Netherlands team earlier in the day.
Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning but Team USA couldn't finish the comeback in the ninth.