The 2021 Tokyo Olympics are into the last week of action and by Saturday, August 7, we’ll have a gold medal winner in the baseball bracket. Group play wrapped on July 31st and the double elimination tournament is into the second round.
The six-team tournament was broken into two groups of three. Japan was Group A with two wins, followed by the Dominican Republic (1-1) in second, and Mexico (0-2) in third. The United States won Group B with a 2-0 record, followed by South Korea (1-1) and Israel (0-2).
Japan and the US received byes into the second round, while third-place Israel faced third-place Mexico and second-place Dominican Republic faced second-place South Korea. Below is the full double-elimination bracket and we’ll update as the week progresses.
Winner’s bracket (all times ET)
Game #1: Israel 11, Mexico 5
Game #2: South Korea 4, Dominican Republic 3
Korea 11, Israel 1
Japan 7, USA 6
Game #7: Japan 5, Korea 2
Gold medal game
Game #10: Japan vs. USA — Aug 7, 6 a.m.
Loser’s bracket (all times ET)
Game #5: Dominican Republic 7, Israel 6
Game #6: USA 3, Dominican Republic 1
Game #8: USA 7, Korea 2
Bronze medal game
Game #9: Dominican Republic vs. Korea — Aug 6, 11 p.m.