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			                        2008 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team
                          USA at Japan - Play-by-Play
              Aug 20, 2008 at Beijing, China (Wukesong Main Field)


Score by Innings                       R  H  E
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USA................. 000 000 000 04 -  4  5  0
Japan............... 000 000 000 02 -  2  5  0
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USA starters: 18/2b Barden; 14/rf Schierholtz; 17/dh Brown; 26/1b Tiffee; 7/lf
Gall; 10/3b Hessman; 19/c Teagarden; 2/ss Donald; 24/cf Fowler; 30/p Cahill;
Japan starters: 7/dh Nishioka; 2/2b Araki; 23/cf Aoki; 25/1b Arai; 41/rf Inaba;
3/ss Nakajima; 55/3b Murata; 22/c Satozaki; 46/lf Sato; 18/p Darvish;

USA 1st - Barden fouled out to 1b (3-2). Schierholtz struck out swinging
(2-2). Brown struck out looking (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 1st - Nishioka walked (3-2). Nishioka picked off, out at second p
to c. Araki grounded out to ss (1-1). Aoki grounded out to 2b (0-0). 0 runs,
0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 2nd - Tiffee grounded out to ss (0-0). Gall grounded out to p (3-2).
Hessman struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 2nd - Arai struck out swinging (0-2). Inaba grounded out to 3b
(0-0). Nakajima popped up to cf (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 3rd - Tanaka to p for Darvish. Teagarden struck out looking (1-2).
Donald flied out to rf (3-2). Fowler singled to right field (3-1). Barden flied
out to cf (2-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 3rd - Murata grounded out to ss (1-2). Satozaki flied out to cf
(1-0). Sato struck out swinging (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 4th - Schierholtz struck out swinging (1-2). Brown struck out
looking (1-2). Tiffee flied out to lf (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Japan 4th - Cummings to p for Cahill. Nishioka flied out to lf (0-1).
Araki struck out swinging (0-2). Aoki out at first 1b to p (2-0). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 5th - Gall fouled out to c (0-1). Hessman out at first p to 2b to 1b
(1-1). Teagarden grounded out to 2b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Japan 5th - Arai singled to right center (1-2). Inaba grounded out to 2b
(1-1); Arai advanced to second. Nakajima lined out to rf (3-2); Arai advanced
to third. Murata flied out to lf (3-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 6th - Donald grounded out to ss (1-0). Fowler singled to left field
(1-2). Barden flied out to lf (0-0). Schierholtz lined out to cf (0-0). 0
runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 6th - Duensing to p for Cummings. Satozaki grounded out to 2b
(1-2). Sato walked (3-0). Nishioka hit by pitch (1-1); Sato advanced to second.
Araki lined out to 2b (1-1). Aoki grounded out to 2b (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits,
0 errors, 2 LOB.

USA 7th - Brown popped up to 2b (1-2). Tiffee grounded out to ss (1-0).
Gall grounded out to 3b (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 7th - Neal to p for Duensing. Arai grounded out to 1b unassisted
(1-2). Inaba grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-2). Nakajima doubled to left
field (0-2). Murata grounded out to p (0-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

USA 8th - Kawakami to p for Tanaka. Hessman struck out swinging (2-2).
Teagarden struck out swinging (3-2). Donald grounded out to ss (2-2). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 8th - Satozaki struck out swinging (2-2). Sato struck out swinging
(1-2). Nishioka popped up to 2b (1-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 9th - Fowler grounded out to 2b (3-2). Barden walked (3-2).
Schierholtz struck out looking (2-2); Barden stole second. Brown walked (3-2).
Tiffee reached on a fielder's choice (2-2); Brown out at second ss to 2b. 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 9th - Stevens to p for Neal. Araki grounded out to ss (0-1). Aoki
popped up to ss (2-1). Arai grounded out to ss (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

USA 10th - Iwase to p for Kawakami. Gall struck out swinging (3-2).
Hessman struck out looking (2-2). Teagarden flied out to lf (2-0). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 10th - Inaba struck out swinging (1-2). Nakajima grounded out to
ss (2-2). Murata singled to center field (1-1). Satozaki struck out swinging
(2-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 11th - Donald placed on second. Fowler placed on first. Batter set
to Barden. Barden singled to center field, RBI (0-0); Fowler advanced to third;
Donald scored. Schierholtz singled to right field, RBI (0-0); Barden advanced
to third; Fowler scored. Brown singled to center field, RBI (0-2); Schierholtz
advanced to third; Barden scored. Tiffee struck out swinging (2-2). Gall
grounded out to 1b unassisted, RBI (0-1); Brown advanced to second; Schierholtz
scored. Hessman fouled out to 1b (2-1). 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 11th - Weathers to p for Stevens. Nishioka placed on second. Araki
placed on first. Batter set to Aoki. Aoki struck out swinging (1-2). Arai flied
out to cf (1-0); Nishioka advanced to third. Inaba singled to right center, RBI
(2-2); Araki advanced to third; Nishioka scored. Nakajima singled to left
field, RBI (0-0); Inaba advanced to second; Araki scored. Kawasaki pinch hit
for Murata. Nakajima advanced to second; Inaba advanced to third on a passed
ball. Kawasaki intentionally walked (3-0). Abe pinch hit for Satozaki. Abe
fouled out to 1b (0-2). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.