Colombia 4-1 Canada
Colombia-They were able to score runs early and get a nice cushion
Canada-Their pitching was decent but, they have no offense and now they are virtually done and going home after tomorrow against USA
1.The quick start for Colombia set the tone early on
Venezuela 11-10 Italy 10 innings
Venezuela-I give them alot of credit, they were down 5-0 and battled hard to tie it 5-5 then they got the winning run to make it 11-10 after Itlay came back down 10-8
Italy-They had a 5-0 and blew it, but, they did not quit, they are not the best team in the tournament but, they do play hard
1.Alcides Escobar’s double brought Venezuela back from a 5-0 deficit
2.Italy scored 2 runs down to tie the game 10-10
3. Veneuzla took the lead on a Martin Prado double to tie the game 10-10
USA 5-7 Dominican Rep.
USA-They played well until the 8th inning, then Andrew Miller gave up back to back hrs to Nelsom Cruz and Sterling Marte, tomorrow against Canada is now a must win game.
Dominican Rep.- They did not play well until the 8th inning, they have the bats that you can never count out.
1.Back to Back home runs in the 8th was the difference
Puerto Rico 9-4 Mexico
Puerto Rico-They continue to stay hot, beating Mexico 9-4, they came out and got the crowd quiet early.
Mexico-They are in deep trouble and have a good chance to not advance, their pitching has not been up to par.
1.When the game was 6-4 Javier Baez hit a 3 run hr to open the game up
Cuba 1-3 Israel
Cuba-Their bats could not get going at all
Israel-This is a huge win, they still have to face 2 tough teams, but, if they beat Netherlands I see them advancing and who would have thought that.
1. With the game 1-1, Israel scored 2 runs to make it 3-1