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			Play-by-Play
                          2009 IBAF Baseball World Cup
                          Japan vs USA - Play-by-Play
               Sep 15, 2009 at Macerata, Italy (Stadio Comunale)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Japan............... 000 000 011 -  2  9  0
USA................. 003 000 100 -  4  4  1
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Japan starters: 28/cf I. Kiyota; 3/lf Y. Kotegawa; 1/rf H. Chono; 10/dh K.
Ikebe; 8/1b T. Sasaki; 9/3b K. Yokoyama; 6/2b S. Mori; 23/c R. Saeki; 4/ss K.
Kume; 19/p H. Kamegawa;
USA starters: 28/cf B. Coats; 3/ss T. Plouffe; 16/1b J. Smoak; 7/rf J. Kroeger;
29/dh T. Tiffee; 11/lf J. Weber; 24/3b P. Alvarez; 15/c J. Castro; 5/2b T.
Hulett; 12/p B. Lincoln;

Japan 1st - I. Kiyota struck out looking (0-2 SKK). Y. Kotegawa struck
out swinging (0-2 SSS). H. Chono struck out swinging (3-2 FBKBBFFS). 0 runs,
0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 1st - B. Coats grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-2 BFBK). T. Plouffe
struck out looking (2-2 KBBSK). J. Smoak walked (3-0 BBBB). J. Kroeger grounded
out to 2b (1-1 BS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 2nd - K. Ikebe grounded out to 2b (1-1 BF). T. Sasaki grounded out
to 2b (0-0). K. Yokoyama singled to first base (1-0 B). S. Mori reached on a
fielder's choice (2-0 BB); K. Yokoyama out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1
hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 2nd - T. Tiffee flied out to cf (3-1 BFBB). J. Weber flied out to 1b
(1-0 B). P. Alvarez doubled down the rf line (2-2 BBFF). J. Castro walked (3-0
BBBB). T. Hulett fouled out to c (2-2 BSKB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2
LOB.

Japan 3rd - R. Saeki grounded out to 2b (2-2 KBBS). K. Kume grounded out
to 3b (2-2 FKFFBB). I. Kiyota singled to right field (1-2 FBF). Y. Kotegawa
flied out to rf (1-2 FKB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 3rd - B. Coats flied out to cf (1-2 SKB). T. Plouffe walked (3-1
BBBKB). J. Smoak homered to left field, 2 RBI (2-1 FBB); T. Plouffe scored. J.
Kroeger flied out to 2b (1-2 KSB). T. Tiffee homered to left center, RBI (1-1
KB). T. Anan to p for H. Kamegawa. J. Weber struck out swinging (2-2 KBFBS).
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 4th - H. Chono doubled to right field (1-1 BK). K. Ikebe lined out
to 1b (2-2 BKFB). T. Sasaki struck out swinging (2-2 KSBBS). K. Yokoyama out at
first 1b to p (0-2 KK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 4th - P. Alvarez struck out swinging (1-2 KBFS). J. Castro struck
out swinging (3-2 BKBKBS). T. Hulett struck out swinging (0-2 KKS). 0 runs,
0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 5th - S. Mori grounded out to ss (1-0 B). R. Saeki grounded out to
ss (1-1 BK). K. Kume grounded out to p (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

USA 5th - B. Coats walked (3-1 BBBKB). B. Coats stole second. T. Plouffe
fouled out to 3b (3-2 FBFBB). J. Smoak walked (3-1 BBKBB). J. Kroeger grounded
into double play p to ss to 1b (2-2 KKBB); J. Smoak out on the play. 0 runs,
0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 6th - I. Kiyota singled to first base, advanced to second on a
throwing error by 3b (2-2 KBFFBF). Y. Kotegawa struck out swinging (0-2 FFS).
H. Chono singled to shortstop (0-0); I. Kiyota advanced to third. K. Ikebe
flied out to cf (0-1 F); I. Kiyota out at home cf to c. 0 runs, 2 hits, 1
error, 1 LOB.

USA 6th - T. Tiffee grounded out to 2b (0-1 K). J. Weber out at first 2b
to p (1-1 BF). P. Alvarez struck out swinging (1-2 BKKS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 7th - T. Sasaki hit by pitch (0-2 FSF). K. Yokoyama grounded into
double play 1b to ss to 1b (0-0); T. Sasaki out on the play. S. Mori grounded
out to 3b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 7th - J. Castro lined out to lf (3-2 FBBFB). T. Hulett walked (3-1
BBBKB). B. Coats flied out to cf (0-0). M. Higa to p for T. Anan. T. Hulett
stole second. T. Plouffe doubled down the rf line, RBI (0-1 K); T. Hulett
scored. J. Smoak lined out to 2b (0-1 S). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 8th - R. Saeki doubled to right center (0-1 F). K. Kume grounded
out to 2b (3-2 BFBFFFFB); R. Saeki advanced to third. E. Wasserman to p for B.
Lincoln. I. Kiyota doubled down the rf line, RBI (3-2 BBBKK); R. Saeki scored.
Y. Kotegawa grounded out to ss (2-1 BFB). H. Chono lined out to 2b (0-2 SS).
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 8th - T. Saito to p for M. Higa. J. Kroeger lined out to rf (0-0).
T. Tiffee grounded out to 3b (1-2 BKFF). J. Weber struck out looking (2-2
BFFBK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 9th - C. Bowers to p for E. Wasserman. K. Ikebe singled to center
field (2-1 BBK). K. Sawamura pinch hit for T. Sasaki. N. Field to p for C.
Bowers. K. Ikebe advanced to second on a wild pitch. K. Sawamura struck out
swinging (2-2 BBKFS). K. Yokoyama flied out to 2b (1-2 BKF). S. Mori doubled to
left field, RBI (0-1 F); K. Ikebe scored. R. Saeki flied out to rf (2-1 BBK).
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 9th - K. Sawamura to 1b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.