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2011 USA Collegiate National Team
USA CNT vs Japan (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
Jul 05, 2011 at Cary, N.C. (NTC Stadium)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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USA CNT............. 000 000 701 -  8 12  0
Japan............... 000 001 010 -  2  7  2
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USA CNT starters: 4/2b Fontana; 17/ss Marrero; 33/rf Naquin; 24/c Elander;
32/1b Ficociello; 12/lf Elder; 5/3b Reynolds; 8/dh Murphy; 21/cf Lorenzen; 22/p
Gausman; 
Japan starters: 8/lf Ikeda; 2/cf Sasaki; 1/ss Suzuki; 10/rf Ito; 5/dh Yamakawa;
3/1b Taki; 22/c Umeno; 24/3b Kaneko; 4/2b Obuta; 17/p Fujioka; 

USA CNT 1st
Fontana grounded out to 2b (2-1 BKB). Marrero struck out swinging (1-2 KFBS).
Naquin struck out swinging to catcher (0-2 FSS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Japan 1st
Ikeda flied out to cf (0-1 K). Sasaki grounded out to 2b (2-1 BBF). Suzuki
struck out swinging (1-2 KBSS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 2nd
Elander singled to right field (3-2 BBKFFB). Ficociello grounded out to 3b,
bunt, SAC (0-0); Elander advanced to second. Elder fouled out to 3b (1-0 B).
Reynolds flied out to rf (3-2 BFBFFB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 2nd
Ito struck out swinging (3-2 BKBSBS). Yamakawa flied out to cf (3-2 BBBKSF).
Taki struck out swinging to catcher (1-2 BSSS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

USA CNT 3rd
Murphy struck out swinging (2-2 KBFFFBFS). Lorenzen flied out to cf (0-1 S).
Fontana flied out to cf (0-1 K). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 3rd
Umeno grounded out to 3b (0-2 KK). Kaneko struck out swinging (3-2 BBKKBS).
Obuta flied out to cf (2-2 KFBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 4th
Marrero grounded out to ss (0-1 F). Naquin walked (3-1 BBKBB). Naquin advanced
to second on a wild pitch. Elander struck out looking (3-2 BFBFBK). Ficociello
struck out swinging (3-2 BBKBFS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 4th
Ikeda struck out swinging (1-2 KBSFS). Sasaki singled to shortstop, bunt (0-0).
Sasaki advanced to second on a wild pitch. Suzuki popped up to ss (1-0 B). Ito
flied out to lf (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA CNT 5th
Elder flied out to lf (0-1 K). Reynolds struck out swinging (1-2 KFBS). Murphy
struck out swinging (0-2 KKS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 5th
Yamakawa fouled out to 1b (2-1 KBB). Taki struck out swinging, reached first on
a wild pitch (1-2 FBKFFFS). Umeno grounded into double play 1b to ss (1-2 KSB);
Taki out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 6th
Lorenzen struck out swinging (2-2 BFBSS). Fontana walked (3-0 BBBB). Marrero
singled to right field (1-2 FBFF); Fontana advanced to second. Marrero advanced
to second on a wild pitch; Fontana advanced to third on a wild pitch. Naquin
struck out looking (3-2 BBSSBFFFK). Elander popped up to 2b (1-2 KSFB). 0 runs,
1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 6th
Kaneko grounded out to p, bunt (0-0). Obuta singled to shortstop (2-1 BKB).
Ikeda tripled to right center, RBI (1-0 B); Obuta scored. Sasaki struck out
swinging (0-2 SKFS). Suzuki walked (3-0 BBBB). Johnson to p for Gausman. Suzuki
stole second. Ito struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b (0-2 SKS). 1 run, 2
hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

USA CNT 7th
Nakashima to rf for Ito. Ficociello doubled to center field (1-2 KFB). Elder
singled to center field, RBI (1-2 FKBF); Ficociello scored. Reynolds singled to
left center (0-0); Elder advanced to third. Weiss pinch hit for Murphy.
Reynolds stole second; Elder stole home. Weiss singled to left field, advanced
to second on the throw, RBI (0-0); Reynolds scored. Mikami to p for Fujioka.
Lorenzen reached on a throwing error by p, SAC, bunt (0-0); Weiss advanced to
third. Fontana reached on a fielder's choice (0-1 K); Lorenzen advanced to
second; Weiss scored on a throwing error by 2b, unearned. Fontana out at first
c to 3b to 1b, caught stealing. Marrero singled up the middle, RBI (2-1 BBF);
Lorenzen scored, unearned. Marrero stole second. Naquin doubled to left field,
RBI (2-1 BBF); Marrero scored, unearned. Elander singled to center field, RBI
(2-2 BFFFFB); Naquin scored, unearned. Lyon pinch ran for Elander. Iwasada to p
for Mikami. Ficociello flied out to lf (0-0). Elder singled through the right
side (1-0 B); Lyon advanced to third. Reynolds grounded out to 3b (1-1 BF). 7
runs, 8 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 7th
Lyon to c. Yamakawa grounded out to 2b (3-2 BBKKB). Okazaki to 1b for Taki.
Okazaki struck out swinging (1-2 KKBS). Umeno singled to right field (1-2 BKF).
Kaneko fouled out to 1b (0-2 KF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA CNT 8th
Weiss to dh. Yoshida to c for Umeno. Weiss hit by pitch (2-2 KBKF). Lorenzen
struck out swinging (2-2 FBBKS). Fontana flied out to lf (0-2 KF). Marrero
reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Weiss out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 8th
Obuta singled up the middle (2-2 BKSB). Ikeda grounded out to p, bunt, SAC (1-0
B); Obuta advanced to second. Sasaki singled to second base (0-1 K); Obuta
advanced to third. Sasaki out at second c to ss, caught stealing. Suzuki
singled to center field, RBI (2-1 BFB); Obuta scored. Nakashima flied out to lf
(1-2 KBSF). 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA CNT 9th
Naquin singled through the right side (0-0). Lyon doubled down the rf line (1-1
BF); Naquin advanced to third. Ficociello grounded out to 2b (0-0). Elder
grounded out to p, RBI (0-1 F); Lyon advanced to third; Naquin scored. Reynolds
flied out to rf (2-0 BB). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 9th
Mitchell to p for Johnson. Yamakawa walked (3-1 BBSBB). Okazaki reached on a
fielder's choice (0-0); Yamakawa out at second 3b to 2b. Yoshida struck out
swinging (1-2 KSFFBFFS). Kaneko grounded out to ss (0-1 K). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 1 LOB.