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			                        2008 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team
                          Japan at USA - Play-by-Play
              Aug 22, 2008 at Beijing, China (Wukesong Main Field)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Japan............... 103 000 000 -  4  6  1
USA................. 013 040 00X -  8  9  0
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Japan starters: 7/dh Nishioka; 2/2b Araki; 23/cf Aoki; 25/1b Arai; 41/rf Inaba;
3/ss Nakajima; 10/c Abe; 55/3b Murata; 46/lf Sato; 21/p Wada;
USA starters: 18/dh Barden; 3/2b Nix; 26/1b Tiffee; 17/3b Brown; 14/rf
Schierholtz; 44/lf LaPorta; 19/c Teagarden; 2/ss Donald; 24/cf Fowler; 40/p
Anderson;

Japan 1st - Nishioka struck out looking (0-2). Araki homered to left
field, RBI (1-0). Aoki grounded out to 2b (1-2). Arai struck out swinging
(1-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 1st - Barden struck out swinging (2-2). Nix grounded out to p (1-2).
Tiffee struck out swinging (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 2nd - Inaba grounded out to 2b (2-0). Nakajima struck out swinging
(1-2). Abe grounded out to 2b (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 2nd - Brown lined out to ss (0-0). Schierholtz popped up to ss
(2-2). LaPorta homered to right center, RBI (3-1). Teagarden walked (3-2).
Donald walked (3-1); Teagarden advanced to second. Fowler lined out to 2b
(3-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 3rd - Murata walked (3-2). Sato grounded out to c, SAC, bunt
(0-0); Murata advanced to second. Nishioka walked (3-1). Araki flied out to rf
(0-1). Aoki homered to left field, 3 RBI (2-0); Nishioka scored; Murata scored.
Arai flied out to cf (2-1). 3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 3rd - Barden reached on a dropped fly by lf, advanced to second
(2-2). Nix walked (3-2). Tiffee struck out swinging (1-2). Brown homered to
left center, 3 RBI (3-2); Nix scored; Barden scored, unearned. Schierholtz
grounded out to ss (1-2). LaPorta singled to right center (3-2). Kawakami to p
for Wada. Teagarden flied out to lf (2-2). 3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1
LOB.

Japan 4th - Inaba walked (3-2). Inaba out at second c to ss, caught
stealing. Nakajima grounded out to 3b (1-2). Abe grounded out to p (1-1). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 4th - Donald singled to right field (0-1). Fowler fouled out to 3b,
bunt (0-1). Barden struck out looking (0-2). Nix reached on a fielder's choice
(1-0); Donald out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 5th - Murata struck out swinging (1-2). Sato singled to center
field (1-2). Nishioka grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b (1-2); Sato out
on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 5th - Tiffee fouled out to 1b (0-0). Brown doubled to left field
(3-2). Schierholtz walked (3-2). LaPorta fouled out to c (3-2). Brown stole
third. Teagarden doubled to right field, 2 RBI (2-1); Schierholtz scored; Brown
scored. Donald homered to left field, 2 RBI (1-0); Teagarden scored. Fowler
flied out to cf (2-0). 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 6th - Araki struck out swinging (0-2). Aoki struck out swinging
(1-2). Arai grounded out to ss (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 6th - Naruse to p for Kawakami. Barden walked (3-2). Nix struck out
looking (1-2). Tiffee fouled out to 1b (2-2). Brown struck out looking (3-2).
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 7th - Inaba flied out to lf (0-0). Nakajima grounded out to 3b
(1-2). Abe singled to right field (3-2). Murata grounded out to ss (0-2). 0
runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 7th - Schierholtz doubled to right field (0-1). LaPorta struck out
swinging (2-2). Teagarden struck out looking (1-2). Donald walked (3-0). Fowler
struck out swinging (3-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 8th - Morino pinch hit for Sato. Jepsen to p for Anderson. Morino
struck out looking (3-2). Nishioka singled to left field (2-1). Araki grounded
into double play 2b to ss to 1b (0-0); Nishioka out on the play. 0 runs, 1
hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

USA 8th - Morino to lf. Darvish to p for Naruse. Barden lined out to lf
(0-0). Nix singled to left field (2-2). Nix advanced to second on a wild pitch.
Nix advanced to third on a wild pitch. Tiffee struck out swinging (2-2). Brown
walked (3-2). Brown advanced to second; Nix out at home c to ss to c, caught
stealing. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Japan 9th - Aoki walked (3-2). Arai reached on a fielder's choice (2-0);
Aoki out at second ss to 2b. Inaba fouled out to c (3-2). Nakajima singled to
center field (1-0); Arai advanced to second. Nakajima advanced to second; Arai
advanced to third on a wild pitch. Abe grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-2).
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.