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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Japan Ousts Cuba

BARCELONA, Spain () -- Japan jumped out to a three-run first-inning lead and went to an 11-2 victory over Cuba, ending the Caribbeans' 10-year hold on the Intercontinental Cup.


Japan led 6-0 after two innings Sunday, and Uehara Kohji struck out three to earn the victory.


In another surprise Sunday, Australia got a bases-loaded walk in the 10th to beat the United States 7-6 for third place.