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USA Baseball defeats Japan 6-0

USABaseballLogo.jpgHAARLEM, The Netherlands – The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team pitching staff continues to dominate Honkbal Week as Cal State Fullerton teammates Justin Garza and Thomas Eshelman combined for the squad’s third consecutive shutout while Bryan Reynolds (Vanderbilt) was 4-for-4 with three RBIs in a 6-0 win over Japan at Pim Mulier Stadium on Tuesday. Continue reading USA Baseball defeats Japan 6-0

Team USA hammers Japan 10-0

USABaseballFeatured1THOMASVILLE, N.C. – The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team rolled to a series-opening win, 10-0, over Japan on Sunday as it scored three runs in each of the first two innings and Carson Fulmer (Vanderbilt) and Andrew Moore (Oregon State) combined on a two-hit shutout in front of a packed house at Finch Field in Thomasville, N.C., home of the High Point-Thomasville HiTops of the Coastal Plain League.

“Carson came out in the top of the first and you could just tell that he had electric stuff,” Team USA manager Dave Van Horn (Arkansas) said. “He threw eight pitches and we were right back in the dugout. That set the tone for our offense, we came out swinging the bat well and the floodgates opened pretty quick. I thought we did a great job of running the bases today, going from first to third, and put a lot of pressure on them. Continue reading Team USA hammers Japan 10-0

Japan defeats Team USA 7-3 to take series

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USABASEBALL_thumb.jpgTOKYO – A two-run fourth inning for Japan broke a 3-3 tie and gave Japan a lead it would never relinquish on the way to a 7-3 win in the decisive fifth game of the 39th edition of the USA-Japan International Collegiate Friendly Series. UC Irvine’s Taylor Sparks was honored as the top American player in the series. Continue reading Japan defeats Team USA 7-3 to take series

Japan cruises to a 5-2 win over Team USA

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USABASEBALL_thumb.jpgHIROSHIMA, Japan – Japan scored five runs in the first two innings and rode them to a 5-2 victory to take a 2-1 series lead over the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. South Carolina’s Grayson Greiner had two hits and an RBI in the loss.

“Obviously it’s not the result we wanted, but you have to give every ounce of credit to Japan’s team,” remarked manager Jim Schlossnagle (TCU). “They pitched outstanding, played great defense and got timely hits.” Continue reading Japan cruises to a 5-2 win over Team USA

Team USA defeats Japan 6-3 in Game 1 of Series

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USABASEBALL_thumb.jpgMATSUYAMA, Japan – A 50 minute rain delay turned the tides in the favor of the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team as it scored six times in its final four at-bats to take a 6-3 game one victory over Japan. Two Japanese errors led to three unearned Team USA runs.

“It’s a good start for us, but we know we have a long way to go,” remarked manager Jim Schlossnagle. “We didn’t panic after the first inning because we felt like we were having good at-bats against Osera and we just needed to get a timely hit. We felt like Luke Weaver was going to keep them under control.” Continue reading Team USA defeats Japan 6-3 in Game 1 of Series

USA defeats Japan 4-1 to open up Honkbal Tourney

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HAARLEM — Starting pitcher Marco Gonzales (Gonzaga) struck out 10 in seven strong innings and combined with David Berg (UCLA) to retire the final 19 batters of the game as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team defeated Japan, 4-1, in its opening game of the Haarlem Honkbal Week on Saturday at Pim Mulier Stadium. Continue reading USA defeats Japan 4-1 to open up Honkbal Tourney