Korea beats Taiwan 3-2 in World Baseball Classic
Taiwan, Korea and the Netherlands all finished the group with 2-1 records. But Taiwan and the Netherlands advanced on a run differential tiebreaker. Australia finished at the bottom of the group with an 0-3 record.
Kang's home run came off former Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Hung-Chin Kuo, who gave up all three runs in the eighth.
Dai-Kang Yang had two singles for Taiwan and drove in a run.
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