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                          USA at Japan - Play-by-Play
                  Jul 16, 2009 at Tokyo, Japan (Jingu Stadium)


Score by Innings                       R  H  E
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USA................. 002 200 003 00 -  7  8  2
Japan............... 200 020 003 01 -  8  8  3
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USA starters: 15/cf T. Holt; 17/rf C. McGrew; 4/ss C. Colon; 11/lf M. Newman;
24/c Y. Grandal; 27/dh B. Forsythe; 9/1b A. Wilkins; 6/3b R. Hague; 23/2b B.
Miller; 28/p G. Cole;
Japan starters: 24/cf S. Kamegai; 2/lf S. Ishimine; 7/3b M. Kato; 3/rf K.
Nakahara; 5/1b R. Nakata; 10/ss T. Araki; 9/dh S. Habu; 8/2b R. Hayashiza; 25/c
T. Sato; 1/p Y. Saito;

USA 1st - The best-of-five series is tied at two apiece. T. Holt flied
out to rf. C. McGrew flied out to rf. C. Colon walked. C. Colon stole second.
M. Newman walked. M. Newman advanced to second on a wild pitch; C. Colon
advanced to third. Y. Grandal struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b. 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 1st - S. Kamegai singled up the middle. S. Ishimine reached on a
fielder's choice, bunt; S. Kamegai out at second p to ss. M. Kato walked; S.
Ishimine advanced to second. K. Nakahara doubled to left center, 2 RBI; M. Kato
scored; S. Ishimine scored. R. Nakata out at first ss to 2b; K. Nakahara
advanced to third. T. Araki hit by pitch. S. Habu grounded out to 2b. 2
runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

USA 2nd - B. Forsythe flied out to ss. A. Wilkins flied out to lf. R.
Hague doubled to left center. B. Miller grounded out to p. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 2nd - R. Hayashiza struck out swinging. T. Sato grounded out to p.
S. Kamegai grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 3rd - T. Holt singled up the middle. T. Holt stole second. C. McGrew
struck out swinging. C. Colon walked. M. Newman reached on a throwing error by
3b, advanced to second; C. Colon scored, unearned; T. Holt scored, unearned. Y.
Grandal grounded out to 2b; M. Newman advanced to third. B. Forsythe grounded
out to ss. 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Japan 3rd - S. Ishimine grounded out to p. M. Kato grounded out to 2b.
K. Nakahara struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 4th - A. Wilkins flied out to c. R. Hague homered to left field,
RBI. B. Miller walked. B. Miller advanced to second on a fielding error by ss.
T. Holt singled to right center, RBI; B. Miller scored. S. Koike to c for T.
Sato. T. Oishi to p for Y. Saito. T. Holt stole second. C. McGrew lined out to
lf; T. Holt out at second lf to ss. 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

Japan 4th - R. Nakata struck out swinging. T. Araki struck out swinging.
S. Habu grounded out to p. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 5th - C. Colon struck out swinging. M. Newman struck out swinging.
Y. Grandal struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 5th - R. Hayashiza hit by pitch. S. Koike grounded out to p, SAC,
bunt; R. Hayashiza advanced to second. S. Kamegai singled through the right
side, RBI, advanced to second; R. Hayashiza scored. S. Ishimine singled to
shortstop. M. Kato struck out swinging. K. Nakahara hit by pitch; S. Ishimine
advanced to second; S. Kamegai advanced to third. R. Nakata walked, RBI; K.
Nakahara advanced to second; S. Ishimine advanced to third; S. Kamegai scored.
N. Pepitone to p for G. Cole. T. Araki struck out swinging. 2 runs, 2 hits,
0 errors, 3 LOB.

USA 6th - B. Forsythe struck out looking. A. Wilkins flied out to cf. R.
Hague struck out looking. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 6th - S. Habu grounded out to ss. R. Hayashiza grounded out to 2b.
S. Koike flied out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 7th - T. Sugano to p for T. Oishi. B. Miller struck out looking. T.
Holt grounded out to p. C. McGrew struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 7th - S. Kamegai grounded out to ss, bunt. S. Ishimine grounded
out to 1b unassisted. M. Kato grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors,
0 LOB.

USA 8th - C. Colon grounded out to ss. M. Newman grounded out to 2b. Y.
Grandal lined out to rf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 8th - K. Nakahara flied out to ss. R. Nakata singled to shortstop.
T. Araki grounded out to 3b, SAC, bunt; R. Nakata advanced to second. C. Bettis
to p for N. Pepitone. S. Habu struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors,
1 LOB.

USA 9th - B. Forsythe singled through the right side. K. Wong pinch ran
for B. Forsythe. A. Wilkins singled to left field; K. Wong advanced to second.
R. Hague reached on a fielder's choice; A. Wilkins advanced to second; K. Wong
advanced to third on a throwing error by p, scored. R. Hague advanced to second
on a passed ball; A. Wilkins advanced to third. B. Miller singled to right
field, RBI; R. Hague advanced to third; A. Wilkins scored. T. Holt flied out to
cf, SAC, RBI; R. Hague scored, unearned. C. McGrew singled to left center,
advanced to second; B. Miller advanced to third. M. Inui to p for T. Sugano. C.
Colon reached on a fielder's choice. M. Newman struck out swinging. Y. Grandal
struck out swinging. 3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB.

Japan 9th - R. Hayashiza lined out to ss. S. Koike walked. S. Kamegai
reached on a fielder's choice; S. Koike out at second ss to 2b. S. Ishimine
walked; S. Kamegai advanced to second. M. Kato tripled to left center, 2 RBI;
S. Ishimine scored; S. Kamegai scored. S. Gray to p for C. Bettis. K. Nakahara
doubled to right center, RBI; M. Kato scored. B. Brentz to lf for M. Newman. R.
Nakata grounded out to 2b. 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 10th - Y. Nomura to p for M. Inui. K. Wong walked. A. Wilkins flied
out to rf. K. Wong stole second. R. Hague walked; K. Wong advanced to third on
a passed ball. B. Miller reached on a fielder's choice; R. Hague advanced to
second; K. Wong out at home 1b to c. T. Holt struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 10th - T. Araki grounded out to 2b. S. Habu singled through the
left side. R. Hayashiza struck out looking; S. Habu out at second c to ss,
caught stealing. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 11th - C. McGrew struck out swinging. C. Colon grounded out to 3b.
B. Brentz struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 11th - S. Koike walked. S. Kamegai struck out swinging. S.
Ishimine struck out swinging. S. Koike advanced to second on a throwing error
by p, advanced to third. M. Kato reached on a fielding error by ss; S. Koike
scored, unearned. 1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.