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2011 USA Collegiate National Team
USA CNT vs Japan (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
Jul 08, 2011 at Omaha, Neb. (TD Ameritrade Park)


Score by Innings                      R  H  E
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USA CNT............. 000 000 010 0 -  1  7  2
Japan............... 000 100 000 0 -  1  4  1
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USA CNT starters: 4/2b Fontana; 17/ss Marrero; 33/cf Naquin; 24/rf Elander;
32/1b Ficociello; 12/lf Elder; 5/3b Reynolds; 36/c Lyon; 7/dh Weiss; 27/p
Rodgers; 
Japan starters: 8/cf Ikeda; 4/2b Obuta; 1/3b Suzuki; 5/rf Yamakawa; 22/dh
Umeno; 3/1b Taki; 9/lf Nakashima; 23/c Yoshida; 6/ss Takata; 12/p Higashihama; 

USA CNT 1st
Fontana popped up to 2b (0-1 K). Marrero grounded out to ss (0-0). Naquin
struck out looking (3-2 BBFBSK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 1st
Ikeda flied out to rf (0-2 FF). Obuta grounded out to p (1-2 KSB). Suzuki out
at first 1b to p (0-2 KFF). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 2nd
Elander singled to center field (1-1 BK). Elander out at second c to ss, caught
stealing. Ficociello struck out swinging to catcher (2-2 BFBSS). Elder grounded
out to p (1-2 BKF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 2nd
Yamakawa walked (3-2 BBSBSB). Umeno reached on a fielder's choice (0-2 KF);
Yamakawa out at second 2b to ss. Umeno out at first p to 1b, picked off. Taki
grounded out to 2b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 3rd
Reynolds struck out swinging (1-2 KKBFFS). Lyon grounded out to 1b unassisted
(3-2 BKSBB). Weiss hit by pitch (2-1 SB). Fontana grounded out to 2b (1-2 BSS).
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 3rd
Nakashima struck out looking (2-2 BFBSK). Yoshida lined out to lf (3-2 SBBFFB).
Takata out at first 1b to p (0-2 FKF). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 4th
Marrero flied out to lf (0-1 F). Naquin singled to left field (2-2 BBKF).
Elander singled up the middle (2-1 BBK); Naquin advanced to third. Ficociello
singled to first base (1-0 B); Elander out at first 1b unassisted,
interference. Elder struck out swinging (3-2 KBKBFBS). 0 runs, 3 hits, 0
errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 4th
Ikeda grounded out to p (1-1 BF). Obuta singled to shortstop (0-0). Obuta
advanced to second on a throwing error by p, failed pickoff attempt, advanced
to third on the error. Suzuki singled to left field, RBI (0-2 KS); Obuta
scored, unearned. Yamakawa flied out to cf (1-1 FB). Suzuki stole second. Umeno
grounded out to 2b (2-2 BBKS). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

USA CNT 5th
Reynolds singled to right center (0-0). Lyon struck out swinging; Reynolds
stole second. Weiss flied out to rf (2-2 KBBKF); Reynolds advanced to third.
Fontana struck out swinging (2-2 KSBBS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 5th
Taki singled up the middle (2-2 KBFBF). Nakashima grounded into double play ss
to 1b (1-0 B); Taki out on the play. Yoshida flied out to cf (1-1 BF). 0 runs,
1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 6th
Marrero walked (3-2 KBBFBB). Marrero out at second c to ss, caught stealing.
Naquin grounded out to 2b (1-1 FB). Elander struck out swinging (2-2 BFBFS). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 6th
Takata reached on a throwing error by 3b, bunt (0-0). Ikeda grounded out to p,
bunt, SAC (0-0); Takata advanced to second. Obuta popped up to p (1-2 KBK).
Suzuki struck out swinging (0-2 KFS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

USA CNT 7th
Iwasada to p for Higashihama. Ficociello flied out to cf (2-1 BBS). Elder
grounded out to ss (0-1 F). Reynolds walked (3-1 BBBKB). Murphy pinch hit for
Lyon. Reynolds advanced to second on a wild pitch. Murphy struck out swinging
to catcher (2-2 BKBFS); Reynolds advanced to third on a wild pitch. 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 7th
Naquin to rf. Elander to c. Lorenzen to cf for Murphy. Kline to p for Rodgers.
Yamakawa lined out to p (3-1 KBBB). Umeno popped up to 2b (1-2 FBF). Taki
grounded out to 2b (1-2 FKB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA CNT 8th
Weiss walked (3-1 BKBBB). Weiss advanced to second on a throwing error by p,
failed pickoff attempt, advanced to third on the error. Fontana flied out to
rf, SAC, RBI (0-0); Weiss scored, unearned. Fukutani to p for Iwasada. Marrero
struck out swinging (1-2 KBFS). Naquin struck out swinging (2-2 KKBBS). 1 run,
0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

Japan 8th
Ito pinch hit for Nakashima. Ito struck out swinging (3-2 KFBBBS). Yoshida hit
by pitch (2-0 B). Milner to p for Kline. Takata reached on a fielder's choice
(1-1 KB); Yoshida out at second 2b to ss. Ikeda struck out swinging (2-2
BFFBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA CNT 9th
Ito to lf. Elander struck out swinging (3-2 BSBBFS). Ficociello struck out
swinging (2-2 KBBFS). Elder singled to right field (1-0 B). Reynolds singled to
left center, advanced to second on the throw (3-2 SBBFBFFF); Elder advanced to
third, out at home lf to ss to c. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 9th
Obuta singled to right center (3-2 KBBBKFFFF). Suzuki grounded out to p, bunt,
SAC (1-0 B); Obuta advanced to second. Stroman to p for Milner. Yamakawa
grounded out to 3b (1-1 KB). Umeno lined out to cf (1-2 BKSF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

USA CNT 10th
Weiss placed on second. Fontana placed on first. Batter set to Marrero. Marrero
struck out swinging, bunt (2-2 FFBBS). Naquin grounded out to 2b (2-2 BBKF);
Fontana advanced to second; Weiss advanced to third. Elander popped up to 3b
(3-2 FBFBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 10th
Yoshida placed on second. Takata placed on first. Batter set to Ikeda. Sasaki
pinch ran for Yoshida. Ikeda grounded out to c, bunt, SAC (0-0); Takata
advanced to second; Sasaki advanced to third. Obuta reached on a fielder's
choice (2-1 BSB); Takata advanced to third; Sasaki out at home 2b to c. Obuta
advanced to second. Suzuki struck out swinging (1-2 KFBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 2 LOB.