Jurickson Profar drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Netherlands to a 6-5 victory over Taiwan on Wednesday in the World Baseball Classic.
The Netherlands improved to 2-0 in Pool A and advanced to the second round in Tokyo along with Israel, which also has a 2-0 record.
South Korea and Taiwan failed to advance to the second round, which starts on Sunday at Tokyo Dome.
In Seoul, Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius contributed three doubles for the
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