- Estados Unidos got the 15-run lead in the 8th inning
- Two 8-run rallies and another one of 2 runs gave the “W” to the USA Team
Aguascalientes, Ags a 27 de agosto 2015 (www.beisbolags.com /Daniel Organista Casillas)The second game of the 7th day in the Pan Am Championships in the Parque Alberto Romo Chavez faced the two biggest ballplayers machines for the MLB, the United States and the Dominican Republic. The Dominicans were in search for their first win gotten in the Baseball field, while the US where looking for their 5th “W” of the tournament before heading for the last two games of the Round Robin.
The Dominican team score first in the 2nd inning when the US Starting Pitcher Colton Bowman walked Luis Fernandez with the bases loaded, that would bring Moises Diaz to the home-plate. The USA Team take the lead in the bottom of the 3rd, they won’t be behind anymore in the game. A rally of 8 runs gave the lead to the Americans, all of them came with 2 outs. The rally’s highlight was a 3-Run Homer by Justin Malloy with Triston Casas and Ryder Green on base with the 5-0 lead already.
The Dominican Republic tried to return in the game with a run in the 4th scored by Albaro Marte and another one in the 5th with the RBI single by Beljary Marmol and Albaro Marte scoring. The US will score again adding 10 more runs in the 5th and the 6th innings to end the game by the “Merciful rule”. They got the 15.run lead in a hit by pitch to Connor Ollio.
For the USA Team, its record is now 5-1, that gives them the qualification to next year’s World Cup in Japan and also keeps them in position to play the championship game on Sunday with a 1.5 games ahead of the 3rd place Cuba. ” games are left. The Dominican Republic haven’t won a game on the field yet (their only win was that Forfeit at the beginning of the tournament against Cuba). Already eliminated, the Dominicans are now only playing for pride and they try to avoid the last place.
Dominican Republic 010 110 3 4 7
USA 008 028 18 10 2
WP: Ruhan Handa. LP: Juan They. HR: Justin Malloy
Home: Arturo Barrios. (MEX). 1st Base: Osvaldo DePaula. (CUB). 3rd base: Lino Ortiz (MEX).
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