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                          USA at Japan - Play-by-Play
               Jul 12, 2009 at Matsuyama, Japan (Botchan Stadium)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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USA................. 000 200 001 -  3 10  0
Japan............... 000 000 000 -  0  3  1
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USA starters: 15/cf T. Holt; 44/2b K. Wong; 4/ss C. Colon; 11/lf M. Newman;
7/rf B. Brentz; 9/1b A. Wilkins; 14/dh M. Choice; 6/3b R. Hague; 24/c Y.
Grandal; 28/p G. Cole;
Japan starters: 24/cf S. Kamegai; 2/lf S. Ishimine; 10/ss T. Araki; 5/1b R.
Nakata; 3/rf K. Nakahara; 7/3b M. Kato; 6/dh S. Kojima; 22/c S. Koike; 8/2b R.
Hayashiza; 18/p K. Futagami;

USA 1st - T. Holt singled to shortstop. K. Wong reached on a fielder's
choice, bunt; T. Holt out at second 3b to 2b. C. Colon grounded into double
play ss to 2b to 1b; K. Wong out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Japan 1st - S. Kamegai grounded out to p. S. Ishimine grounded out to
2b. T. Araki grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 2nd - M. Newman struck out swinging. B. Brentz struck out swinging.
A. Wilkins grounded out to 1b unassisted. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Japan 2nd - R. Nakata struck out swinging. K. Nakahara grounded out to
3b. M. Kato grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 3rd - M. Choice fouled out to rf. R. Hague grounded out to ss. Y.
Grandal struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 3rd - S. Kojima struck out swinging. S. Koike lined out to ss. R.
Hayashiza flied out to 3b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 4th - T. Holt singled down the rf line. K. Wong fouled out to c,
bunt. C. Colon tripled to right center, RBI; T. Holt scored. M. Newman singled
down the lf line, RBI; C. Colon scored. B. Brentz grounded into double play ss
to 2b to 1b; M. Newman out on the play. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 4th - S. Kamegai hit by pitch. S. Ishimine grounded out to p, SAC,
bunt; S. Kamegai advanced to second. T. Araki hit by pitch. R. Nakata flied out
to cf. K. Nakahara struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

USA 5th - A. Wilkins flied out to cf. M. Choice reached on a fielding
error by 3b. R. Hague singled to left field; M. Choice advanced to second. Y.
Grandal singled up the middle, advanced to second; R. Hague advanced to third;
M. Choice advanced to third, out at home cf to c. T. Holt walked. K. Wong flied
out to lf. 0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB.

Japan 5th - M. Kato singled up the middle. S. Kojima struck out
swinging. M. Kato out at second c to ss, caught stealing. S. Koike walked. S.
Koike stole second. R. Hayashiza struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

USA 6th - Y. Nomura to p for K. Futagami. C. Colon grounded out to 3b.
M. Newman struck out swinging, reached first on a passed ball. B. Brentz struck
out swinging. M. Newman out at second c to ss, caught stealing. 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 6th - S. Kamegai struck out swinging. S. Ishimine grounded out to
ss. T. Araki struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 7th - A. Wilkins lined out to 2b. M. Choice singled up the middle.
R. Hague singled to right field; M. Choice advanced to second. Y. Grandal lined
out to 2b; M. Choice out at second 2b to ss. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Japan 7th - K. Wong to rf. B. Miller to 2b for B. Brentz. R. Nakata
struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b. K. Nakahara tripled to right field.
M. Kato reached on a fielder's choice, advanced to second; K. Nakahara out at
home 3b to c to ss to p. S. Kojima struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

USA 8th - Y. Nakaushir to p for Y. Nomura. T. Holt flied out to cf to
left center. K. Wong flied out to lf to left center. C. Colon flied out to 2b.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 8th - S. Gray to p for G. Cole. S. Koike singled to left field. R.
Hayashiza grounded into double play 3b to 2b to 1b; S. Koike out on the play.
S. Kamegai grounded out to p. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 9th - N. Higashiha to p for Y. Nakaushir. M. Newman singled through
the left side. B. Miller grounded out to p, SAC, bunt; M. Newman advanced to
second. A. Wilkins singled to left field, RBI; M. Newman scored. M. Choice
walked; A. Wilkins advanced to second. R. Hague struck out swinging. Y. Grandal
grounded out to 1b unassisted. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 9th - C. Bettis to p for S. Gray. C. McGrew to lf for K. Wong. M.
Newman to rf. S. Ishimine struck out looking. T. Araki lined out to rf down the
rf line. R. Nakata grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.