The math is simple as Venezuela faces Puerto Rico in the 2013 World Baseball Class, Venezuela needs to win in order to remain relevant in the tournament. The action begins at 5:30 p.m. ET as Puerto Rico will look to win their second game and eliminate Venezuela from the tournament. Check out the live stream available as we bring you a chance to watch the game free online.
Venezuela lost ot the Dominican Republic 6-3. in Pool C's first game at the WBC. Puerto Rico goose egged Spain on Friday and they once again take the field on Saturday as they look to continue their success in the international tournament.
Puerto Rico can notch an entry in the second round with a win where they will join the Dominican Republic who clinched after also beating Spain early on Saturday.
Puerto Rico doesnt't have as many MLB talents as Venezuela in their roster, but they have guys who really know how to play the game. Between Yadier Molina and Carlos Beltran you have great offensive production, while Angel Pagan adds speed at the top of the lineup and a great glove in the outfield, which pitchers definitely don't mind having behind them.
On the mound for the Puerto Ricans will be Nelson Figueroa, who spent time with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets and Houston Astros.
The guy on the mound for the Venezuelan team might sound familiar. His name is Carlos Zambrano and he will be taking the hill for his home team as they attempt to stay alive.
The game stats at 5:30 p.m. ET and you can click here catch the live stream here.