Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Not that a Final Four of Cuba/Japan, Korea, Venezuela and Puerto Rico, wouldn't have drawn ratings, but ESPN has to thank their lucky stars for David Wright this morning. Wright hit a walk-off single, which sent the U.S. onto Los Angeles for the semifinals, and subsequently gave ESPN a huge ratings boom this weekend. Here's your highlight....
The U.S. and Venezuela play tonight for seeding on the MLB Network, but the semifinals will be on ESPN this weekend. If USA wins they'll be playing Saturday night at 9pm, if they lose their game will be 8pm on Sunday. The Finals are Monday night at 9:30pm.
Team USA Walks Off to Stay Alive in the WBC (The Sporting Blog)