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2010 Collegiate National Team
Japan vs USA National Team - Play-by-Play
Jul 21, 2010 at Omaha, Neb. (Rosenblatt Stadium)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Japan............... 000 100 000 -  1  8  0
USA National Team... 120 000 01X -  4 11  0
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Japan starters: 30/cf Ebiko, D.; 24/2b Sigemitu, K.; 12/dh Nitta, Y.; 3/1b
Kobayasi, R.; 9/rf Ikusima, T.; 35/c Nagamatu, T.; 26/lf Oti, E.; 5/3b
Tubakihara,K; 6/ss Kawagoshi, D; 1/p Fujii, T.; 
USA National Team starters: 15/2b Maggi; 5/ss Fontana; 23/cf Bradley, Jr.; 6/dh
Wright; 14/lf Springer; 30/1b Ramirez, Ni; 27/3b Esposito; 16/c Rodriguez; 8/rf
Mahtook; 10/p Cole, Gerrit; 

Japan 1st
No play. Ebiko, D. flied out to lf (1-2 FSB). Sigemitu, K. grounded out to p,
bunt (0-0). Nitta, Y. grounded out to 3b (0-1 S). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

USA National Team 1st
Maggi tripled to right center (1-2 BKF). Fontana grounded out to 2b, RBI (2-0
BB); Maggi scored. Bradley, Jr. grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0). Wright hit
by pitch (3-1 FBB). Springer singled through the left side (1-0 B); Wright
advanced to second. Ramirez, Ni reached on a fielder's choice (1-1 KB);
Springer out at second ss unassisted. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 2nd
Kobayasi, R. singled up the middle (1-0 B). Ikusima, T. grounded out to p, SAC,
bunt (0-2 KK); Kobayasi, R. advanced to second. Nagamatu, T. struck out
swinging (2-2 BFKBS). Oti, E. struck out swinging (3-2 BSKFBBS). 0 runs, 1 hit,
0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA National Team 2nd
Esposito walked (3-2 BKKBBFFB). Rodriguez singled up the middle (1-2 FKB);
Esposito advanced to second. Rodriguez stole second; Esposito stole third.
Mahtook popped up to 2b (2-2 BFBS). Maggi flied out to cf, SAC, RBI (3-2
KBKBB); Esposito scored. Fontana walked (3-2 BKBBFB). Bradley, Jr. singled to
right center, RBI (1-0 B); Fontana advanced to third, out at home rf to 2b to
c; Rodriguez scored. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 3rd
Tubakihara,K grounded out to 2b (2-1 BBK). Kawagoshi, D struck out swinging
(3-2 BBKKBFS). Ebiko, D. flied out to lf (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

USA National Team 3rd
Wright fouled out to c (0-0). Springer struck out swinging (1-2 KBKS). Ramirez,
Ni singled to center field (2-2 KKBB). Esposito singled through the right side
(0-0); Ramirez, Ni advanced to second. Rodriguez singled to right field, out at
first rf to 1b (1-1 BK); Esposito advanced to second; Ramirez, Ni advanced to
third. 0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 4th
Sigemitu, K. singled to right center (1-1 KB). Nitta, Y. grounded into double
play ss to 2b to 1b; Sigemitu, K. out on the play. Kobayasi, R. singled to
right field (1-1 FB). Ikusima, T. doubled to left center, RBI (2-2 BFBF);
Kobayasi, R. scored. Nagamatu, T. struck out swinging (2-2 KBFBS). 1 run, 3
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA National Team 4th
Mahtook flied out to cf (0-1 K). Maggi walked (3-0 BBBB). Maggi stole second.
Fontana walked (3-1 BBBKB). Bradley, Jr. flied out to rf to right center (1-1
KB). Wright flied out to lf (1-0 B). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 5th
Oti, E. singled to left field (1-0 B). Tubakihara,K grounded out to 3b, SAC,
bunt (2-1 BFB); Oti, E. advanced to second. Kawagoshi, D struck out looking
(3-2 FKFBFBBFK). Ebiko, D. grounded out to 1b unassisted. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

USA National Team 5th
Springer grounded out to p, bunt (0-0). Ramirez, Ni singled down the rf line
(2-0 BB). Esposito reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Ramirez, Ni out at
second ss to 2b. Esposito out at second c to ss, caught stealing. 0 runs, 1
hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 6th
Sigemitu, K. struck out swinging (2-2 KBFBS). Nitta, Y. out at first p to ss to
1b (0-0). Kobayasi, R. singled to left field (0-1 K). Ikusima, T. struck out
swinging (1-2 BKSS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA National Team 6th
Rodriguez popped up to 3b (1-1 BK). Mahtook grounded out to ss (1-0 B). Maggi
doubled to left center (3-2 BBBKF). Fontana struck out swinging (2-2 KKBBS). 0
runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 7th
Gray to p for Cole, Gerrit. Nagamatu, T. grounded out to 2b (0-1 K). Oti, E.
hit by pitch (1-2 KK). Tubakihara,K grounded out to 3b (3-2 BBSKB); Oti, E.
advanced to second. Kawagoshi, D grounded out to p (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

USA National Team 7th
Bradley, Jr. walked (3-2 BBKKBB). Wright flied out to cf (1-2 KKB). Springer
flied out to cf (1-1 SB). Ramirez, Ni grounded out to 2b (0-1 F). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 8th
Ebiko, D. singled through the left side (3-2 BBBKK). Sigemitu, K. grounded out
to 3b, SAC, bunt (0-1 K); Ebiko, D. advanced to second. Nitta, Y. struck out
swinging (0-2 KKS). Kobayasi, R. popped up to 2b (1-2 FBK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

USA National Team 8th
Esposito struck out looking (1-2 KBKK). Rodriguez grounded out to ss (2-2
BBFK). Mahtook singled up the middle (1-2 KFB). Mahtook stole second. Maggi
walked (3-2 KBKBBFB). Fontana singled, bunt (0-0); Maggi advanced to second;
Mahtook advanced to third. Fontana advanced to second on a passed ball; Maggi
advanced to third on a passed ball; Mahtook scored on a passed ball, unearned.
Bradley, Jr. struck out swinging (2-2 BKBKS). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 9th
Ramirez, Noe to p for Gray. Yasiro, Y. pinch ran for Ikusima, T.. Yasiro, Y.
singled to right center (0-0). Nagamatu, T. popped up to 3b (0-0). Yasiro, Y.
stole second. Oti, E. grounded out to 2b (2-2 FBKB); Yasiro, Y. advanced to
third. Yasiro, Y. pinch hit. Nisihama, S. pinch hit for Tubakihara,K. Nisihama,
S. struck out swinging (2-2 KBSBS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.