FROM TEAM USA RELEASE BEIJING — Playing for the first time under the new extra-innings rule for Olympic competition, Cuba scored twice in the top of the 11th inning with the U.S. only able to plate one run in the bottom half, giving Cuba a 5-4 victory over the U.S. Olympic Baseball Team on Friday […]
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The USA Olympic Baseball team takes on Cuba tonight at 11:30 pm Eastern time. The game can be watched online for free by clicking here. Trevor Cahill will take the ball for the US team and Cuba will send Luis Miguel Rodriguez. UPDATE #1: Cuba and Team USA is tied at 2 in the bottom […]
The Japanese Olympic Team used a four run ninth inning to break open a one run game and put the Japanese squad at 2-0 in the tourney. The Japanese squad was led by Hiroyuki Nakajima who went 2-3 with 2 RBI and a run scored. Cheng-Min Peng led the Taipei team by going 2-4 with […]
FROM USA BASEBALL BEIJING — Steven Strasburg (San Diego, Calif.) hurled seven scoreless innings and did not allow a hit until the seventh inning as the U.S. Olympic Baseball Team bounced back with a 7-0 victory over the Netherlands on Thursday afternoon at Wukesong Field 2.
Team USA is up 1-0 in the fourth inning against the Netherlands right now. Stephen Strasburg has been lights out in the first three innings. The webcast is available by clicking here. UPDATE #1: Laporta hits a big home run as USA puts four runs on the board and Strasburg sends them down 1,2,3 as […]
The defending Olympic champion Cuba picked up a 4-2 victory over Japan to open up their 2008 Olympics. The Cuban team was led by Alfredo Despaigne who went 3-4 with three RBI while Alexei Bell went 2-4 with two RBI. Norge Luis Vera started the game where he went six innings allowing two runs and […]
FROM USA BASEBALL RELEASE BEIJING — Korea scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally and defeat Team USA, 8-7, in the Olympic opener on Wednesday evening at Wukesong Field 2. Team USA had fought back with three runs of its own in the top of the ninth inning to take […]
The USA Olympic Baseball team will be taking on South Korea at 6 am this morning while the Japanese squad will take on Cuba at 7 am. (All Times are Eastern). The video is available by clicking here and looking for the link to the live video streams is available somewhere on those pages.
The Chinese Taipei baseball squad opened up Olympic Play on Wednesday with a 5-0 victory over the Netherlands. They received a great start from Wei-Yan Chen who pitched seven shutout innings while only allowing three hits and striking out seven batters without allowing a run . Kai-Wen Cheng pitched the final two innings where he […]
Canada got a methodical 10-0 win in a game shortened to eight innings by the mercy rule. Canada got all the runs they needed on a three-run home run by 1B Scott Thorman in the fourth inning. The required runs for the mercy rule came on a two-run home run in the eighth inning by […]