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Team USA rolls over Czech Republic

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
(OSTRAVA, Czech Republic) – Jared Clark (Cal State Fullerton; Castaic, Calif.) went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and three RBI Saturday night as the USA Baseball National Team defeated the Czech Republic National Team 8-2 in pool-play action of the 2008 FISU World Championships at Ostrava Field. Team USA improved to 2-0 in FISU pool-play action and 18-0 on its 2008 tour with the victory. Continue reading Team USA rolls over Czech Republic

Team USA vs Czech Republic Live Stats

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Team USA will be playing the Czech Republic at 2pm today in Pool Play action at the World University Games. Live stats  are available for the entire tournament including Team USA and Canada games. Click here to check them out.

UPDATE #1: I had the wrong link up. USA is down 1-0 in the first inning. Live Play by Play is available here.

UPDATE #2: USA and Czech Republic are tied at one in the fourth inning.

UPDATE #3: USA wins the game over the Czech Republic 8-2. Full Recap available here.

Team USA opens FISU Play with a 5-2 win over Korea

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
(OSTRAVA, Czech Republic) – Micah Gibbs’ one-out, two-run single started a four-run ninth, and Stephen Strasburg (San Diego State; San Diego) notched 13 strikeouts in a no-decision Friday as the USA Baseball National Team defeated Korea 5-2 in pool-play action of the FISU World Championships at Ostrava Field. It was the first FISU pool-play game for Team USA, which improved to 17-0 on its 2008 tour with the victory. Continue reading Team USA opens FISU Play with a 5-2 win over Korea

World University Games Preview: USA

Team USA opens play on Friday with a game against Korea at 4:30 am eastern time. They have a perfect record this summer of 16-0 after winning Haarlem Baseball Week. We will take a look at some of the top hitters on the team and top pitchers for the squad for the FISU tournament. Continue reading World University Games Preview: USA

World University Games preview: Team Canada

UBC/Team Canada Coach Terry McKaig. Photo by Dan Ashman.
UBC/Team Canada Coach Terry McKaig. Photo by Dan Ashman.

Coach Terry McKaig has put together a team consisting mostly of Division I players, plus six members of his NAIA British Columbia team.

Key position players:

1B Marshall MacDonald (Dayton, Red Deer, AB) A Junior who started all 56 games for the Flyers. He hit .306, and led the Flyers with eight home runs and 42 RBI.

OF Ken Fuglerud (Saint Mary’s, Lethbridge, AB) hit .351 with three home runs and 25 RBI for the Gaels. He is a Senior.

OF Grant Kveder (Gonzaga, Lethbridge, AB) A Junior transfer from the College of Southern Idaho, where he was an Academic All-American. He hit .322 with 31 RBI.

C/1B Ryan Pilgrim (British Columbia, Pitt Meadows, BC) A Junior who hit .324 with four home runs and 31 RBI for the Thunderbirds. He has hit well in Team Canada’s pre-tournament exhibition games.

SS Sammie Starr (British Columbia, Toronto) Very good glove guy (.959 fielding), hit .268 with two home runs and 15 RBI. He is a Sophomore. Continue reading World University Games preview: Team Canada