South Korea Rallies To Top Dominican Republic At Olympics
South Korea scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to come from behind to beat the Dominican Republic, 4-3, in both team’s first game in the Olympics knockout round.
Kim had four hits for South Korea. Rodriguez was the only D.R. hitter with two hits.
South Korea advances to the second round of the knockout stage with the win and will face Israel.
The Dominican Republic will now face the loser of that Israel-South Korea game in an elimination game. The winner of that game will have to face the loser of the Japan-U.S. game, with the winner advancing to the semifinals.