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			                       USA Baseball Women's National Team
                          Japan at USA - Play-by-Play
               Aug 28, 2008 at Matsuyama, Japan (Botchan Stadium)


Score by Innings                  R  H  E
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Japan............... 301 011 3 -  9 15  2
USA................. 010 301 0 -  5 13  2
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Japan starters: 12/rf HARADA N; 5/3b ARAI J; 22/dh TAKASHIMA T; 2/c NISHI T;
55/1b KON Y; 8/lf SHIMURA A; 51/2b ATSUGASE M; 39/cf KAYANO M; 15/ss MAKINO K;
9/p SAKAMOTO K;
USA starters: 7/cf HARBERT T; 6/2b UNDERWOOD M; 12/rf JACOBSON L; 14/3b MILLS
D; 13/dh VEENEMA B; 23/1b LEMASTERS K; 2/ss UH J; 4/lf GASCON S; 8/c ALVAREZ V;
15/p CALDWELL K;

Japan 1st - HARADA N singled to shortstop (1-1). ARAI J walked (3-0);
HARADA N advanced to second. TAKASHIMA T singled to pitcher, bunt (1-0); ARAI J
advanced to second; HARADA N advanced to third. TAKASHIMA T advanced to second
on a wild pitch; ARAI J advanced to third on a wild pitch; HARADA N scored on a
wild pitch. NISHI T grounded out to ss (1-1). KON Y struck out swinging (3-2).
SHIMURA A singled down the rf line, 2 RBI (1-0); TAKASHIMA T scored; ARAI J
scored. ATSUGASE M singled through the right side (0-1); SHIMURA A advanced to
third. KAYANO M grounded out to 3b (0-0). 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2
LOB.

USA 1st - HARBERT T reached on a throwing error by ss (0-2). HARBERT T
out at second c to ss, caught stealing. UNDERWOOD M popped up to ss (0-2).
JACOBSON L singled through the right side (3-1). MILLS D reached on a fielder's
choice (2-2); JACOBSON L out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1
LOB.

Japan 2nd - MAKINO K struck out swinging (3-2). HARADA N grounded out to
ss (0-1). ARAI J singled (1-0). ARAI J advanced to second on a balk. TAKASHIMA
T grounded out to ss (1-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 2nd - VEENEMA B fouled out to 1b (1-2). LEMASTERS K singled through
the left side (1-2). UH J singled to right center (1-0); LEMASTERS K advanced
to third. GASCON S singled through the right side, RBI (2-1); UH J advanced to
second, out at third rf to 2b to 3b; LEMASTERS K scored. ALVAREZ V singled to
right field (0-2); GASCON S advanced to second. HARBERT T hit by pitch (0-0);
ALVAREZ V advanced to second; GASCON S advanced to third. UNDERWOOD M popped up
to 3b (1-2). 1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Japan 3rd - NISHI T grounded out to 2b (1-2). KON Y grounded out to 2b
(3-1). SHIMURA A singled to right field (2-1). SHIMURA A stole second. ATSUGASE
M singled to right field, RBI (3-1); SHIMURA A scored. KAYANO M grounded out to
2b (2-1). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

USA 3rd - JACOBSON L grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-2). MILLS D flied
out to lf (0-2). VEENEMA B grounded out to ss (3-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 4th - MAKINO K flied out to rf (1-1). HARADA N flied out to cf
(2-2). ARAI J walked (3-2). TAKASHIMA T doubled down the lf line (0-0); ARAI J
advanced to third. NISHI T intentionally walked (3-0). KON Y popped up to ss
(1-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

USA 4th - LEMASTERS K singled to center field (0-1). UH J singled to
shortstop (1-0); LEMASTERS K advanced to second. GASCON S reached on a
fielder's choice, bunt (0-0); UH J advanced to second; LEMASTERS K advanced to
third. ALVAREZ V singled to left field, RBI (1-2); GASCON S advanced to second;
UH J advanced to third; LEMASTERS K scored. HARBERT T singled to center field,
RBI (0-0); ALVAREZ V advanced to second; GASCON S advanced to third; UH J
scored. NAGUCHI K to p for SAKAMOTO K. UNDERWOOD M reached on a fielder's
choice, RBI (0-0); HARBERT T out at second 2b to ss; ALVAREZ V advanced to
third; GASCON S scored. JACOBSON L grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-1);
UNDERWOOD M advanced to second. MILLS D struck out swinging (2-2). 3 runs, 4
hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Japan 5th - SHIMURA A reached on a throwing error by ss, advanced to
second (1-2). ATSUGASE M singled to pitcher, bunt (0-0); SHIMURA A advanced to
third. ATSUGASE M stole second. KAYANO M struck out swinging (1-2). MAKINO K
popped up to p, bunt (1-0). HARADA N singled to right field, RBI (0-1);
ATSUGASE M advanced to third, out at home rf to 1b to c; SHIMURA A scored,
unearned. 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

USA 5th - VEENEMA B out at first p to ss to 1b (1-2). LEMASTERS K
grounded out to 2b (0-1). UH J singled to right center (0-1). UH J out at
second c to ss, caught stealing. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Japan 6th - ARAI J lined out to ss (2-2). TAKASHIMA T doubled down the
rf line (0-0). NISHI T flied out to cf (3-2). KON Y singled through the left
side (0-0); TAKASHIMA T advanced to third. BRUSOKOS H to p for CALDWELL K. KON
Y stole second. SHIMURA A reached on a fielding error by ss (3-2); KON Y
advanced to third; TAKASHIMA T scored, unearned. SHIMURA A stole second.
ATSUGASE M lined out to ss (2-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

USA 6th - GASCON S lined out to ss (0-1). ALVAREZ V singled to center
field (2-1). HARBERT T reached on a fielding error by 2b, advanced to second on
the throw (1-0); ALVAREZ V advanced to second, out at third rf to 3b. UNDERWOOD
M singled to left center, RBI (1-1); HARBERT T scored, unearned. JACOBSON L
flied out to lf (1-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Japan 7th - KAYANO M flied out to cf (1-2). MAKINO K walked (3-0).
HARADA N walked (3-1); MAKINO K advanced to second. ARAI J singled to center
field (3-2); HARADA N advanced to second; MAKINO K advanced to third. TAKASHIMA
T singled to right center, advanced to second on the throw, 2 RBI (1-0); ARAI J
advanced to third; HARADA N scored; MAKINO K scored. NISHI T intentionally
walked (3-0). SOBECK C to p for BRUSOKOS H. KON Y singled to left field, RBI
(1-1); NISHI T advanced to second; TAKASHIMA T advanced to third; ARAI J
scored. SHIMURA A struck out swinging (2-2). ATSUGASE M lined out to ss (0-1).
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

USA 7th - MILLS D grounded out to 2b (1-1). VEENEMA B grounded out to 3b
(0-2). LEMASTERS K doubled to left center (2-1). UH J flied out to rf (2-1).
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.