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Mar 15 – Team USA Fights Back, Tops Dutch 9-3

Facing Elimination, Americans Build an 8-0 Lead en Route to Win

ball-glove-png(New York, NY) – Team USA did what it had to do.  Jimmy Rollins led the way with

Roy Oswalt Made Sure the US got another chance

Roy Oswalt Made Sure the US got another chance

a homer, triple and sac fly for a 2-4 night with 4 RBI’s as the USA knocked out the pesty Netherlands team.   Roy Oswalt gained the win with 4 innings of scoreless ball and scattered 5 hits.

Both teams had 12 hits each in the game but the US made theirs count early and often, scoring in 4 of the first 5 innings.   Brian Roberts also hit a triple while Adam Dunn added a solo dinger for the Americans. 6 other pitches tossed for the US in relief of Oswalt.

See boxscore of USA vs.Netherlands here for details.
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One Response

  1. you left out the fact that there was almost a bench clearing brawl b/c one of the dutch players pimped his dong…the next batter recieved a 98 mph fastball behind him from matt lindstrom…it was awesome

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