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Freddie Freeman, Team Canada’s most feared hitter at the World Baseball Classic, was absolutely robbed of a line-drive single in the top of the second inning against the Dominican Republic on Thursday.
Freeman roped a 93-mph fastball from Dominican starter Carlos Martinez toward the hole at shortstop. He came up empty as the big third baseman made a spectacular diving catch.
Canada eventually strung together back-to-back hits, making the snag extra important. Pete Orr grounded out with runners on first and third to end the threat. Turns out the Canadians might have needed some of those runs as the Dominicans scored four times in the second inning.
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