USA 15, Venezuela 6
Preview - Box Score

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
USA 0 0 0 2 0 8 1 3 1 15 16 0
Venezuela 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 6 13 0
WP: M. Lindstrom (1-0)
LP: V. Zambrano (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Venezuela
- M. Mora singled to center, M. Scutaro scored, G. Blanco to second
Top 4th: USA
- M. DeRosa tripled to deep right, A. Dunn and K. Youkilis scored
Bot 4th: Venezuela
- R. Hernandez grounded out to shortstop, C. Guillen scored, J. Lopez to third
- G. Blanco singled to right, J. Lopez scored, M. Scutaro to third
Top 6th: USA
- M. DeRosa walked, K. Youkilis scored, D. Wright to third, A. Dunn to second
- C. Iannetta doubled to deep right center, A. Dunn, M. DeRosa and D. Wright scored, C. Iannetta to third advancing on throw
- D. Pedroia doubled to left, D. Jeter and C. Iannetta scored
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left, D. Pedroia scored
Bot 6th: Venezuela
- C. Guillen homered to deep right
- M. Scutaro grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Lopez scored, R. Hernandez out at second
Top 7th: USA
- A. Dunn homered to deep right
Top 8th: USA
- M. DeRosa hit sacrifice fly to deep right, K. Youkilis scored, D. Wright to third
- C. Iannetta singled to center, D. Wright scored, S. Victorino to second
- C. Granderson singled to right, S. Victorino scored, C. Iannetta to third
Top 9th: USA
- R. Braun homered to deep left
Bot 9th: Venezuela
- M. Mora singled to shortstop, G. Blanco scored
 USA
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Rollins ss 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .600
   D. Jeter ss 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .400
D. Pedroia 2b 6 1 1 2 0 1 4 .182
C. Jones 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
   R. Braun ph-lf 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 .167
K. Youkilis 1b 6 4 2 2 0 1 1 .375
D. Wright dh 5 2 3 0 1 0 1 .333
A. Dunn rf 3 3 2 1 2 1 1 .750
   S. Victorino pr-rf 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .400
M. DeRosa lf-3b 2 1 1 4 1 0 1 .500
C. Iannetta c 3 1 2 4 2 0 2 .667
C. Granderson cf 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .333
 Totals 41 15 16 15 8 6 17  
 Batting
2B - J Rollins (1, A Galarraga); C Iannetta (1, C Vasquez); D Pedroia (2, Y Hernandez).
3B - M DeRosa (1, A Galarraga).
HR - K Youkilis (2, 6th inning off Y Hernandez 1 on, 2 Out), A Dunn (2, 7th inning off I Blanco 0 on, 0 Out), R Braun (1, 9th inning off V Moreno 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - M DeRosa.
RBI - M DeRosa 4 (4), C Iannetta 4 (4), D Pedroia 2 (2), K Youkilis 2 (3), A Dunn (3), C Granderson (1), R Braun (1).
2-out RBI - M DeRosa 2, K Youkilis 2, C Iannetta, C Granderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, C Granderson 1, C Iannetta 1, D Pedroia 1.
GIDP - D Pedroia.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
Picked Off - J Rollins (2nd base, R Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (D Pedroia-D Jeter-K Youkilis, D Jeter-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Venezuela
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Blanco cf 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .600
M. Mora 3b 5 0 2 2 0 0 2 .444
B. Abreu rf 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .500
M. Cabrera 1b 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .000
M. Ordonez lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
C. Guillen dh 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .286
J. Lopez 2b 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .857
R. Hernandez c 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333
   M. Ramirez ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
M. Scutaro ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .333
 Totals 38 6 13 5 2 3 14  
 Batting
2B - J Lopez 3 (5, J Hanrahan, B Ziegler, R Oswalt).
3B - G Blanco (1, H Bell).
HR - C Guillen (2, 6th inning off B Ziegler 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Mora 2 (5), R Hernandez (2), G Blanco (1), C Guillen (2).
2-out RBI - G Blanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, M Mora 2, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - M Scutaro, M Cabrera.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - G Blanco (1, 2nd base off M Lindstrom/C Iannetta).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Scutaro-J Lopez-M Cabrera).
 USA
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt 3.2 6 3 3 2 1 0 7.36
M. Lindstrom (W, 1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
B. Ziegler 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 18.00
J. Broxton 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Hanrahan 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Grabow 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
H. Bell 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 9.00
 Venezuela
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Galarraga 4.0 5 2 2 1 4 0 4.50
V. Zambrano (L, 0-1) 1.0 2 4 4 2 1 0 36.00
C. Vasquez 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 27.00
Y. Hernandez 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 1 81.00
I. Blanco 1.1 2 1 1 1 0 1 6.75
J. Granado 0.1 1 3 3 2 0 0 81.00
V. Moreno 1.2 3 1 1 1 0 1 5.40
WP - V Zambrano.
HBP - M DeRosa (by A Galarraga).
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 65-44; M Lindstrom 21-12; B Ziegler 21-13; J Broxton 18-12; J Hanrahan 14-7; J Grabow 1-1; H Bell 19-11; A Galarraga 64-37; V Zambrano 32-15; C Vasquez 11-6; Y Hernandez 28-16; I Blanco 28-13; J Granado 20-10; V Moreno 30-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 6-4; M Lindstrom 2-1; B Ziegler 3-0; J Broxton 2-0; J Hanrahan 1-1; J Grabow 0-1; H Bell 2-1; A Galarraga 5-2; V Zambrano 3-0; C Vasquez 0-0; Y Hernandez 1-0; I Blanco 1-3; J Granado 1-0; V Moreno 2-3.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 19; M Lindstrom 4; B Ziegler 5; J Broxton 4; J Hanrahan 3; J Grabow 1; H Bell 4; A Galarraga 18; V Zambrano 7; C Vasquez 2; Y Hernandez 4; I Blanco 7; J Granado 4; V Moreno 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Carlos Rey. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Minoru Nakamura.
Time: 3:39.
Attendance: 13,094.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Sunday, Mar 8, 2009 11:48 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 USA
C. Iannetta Chris Iannetta
2-3
4 RBI
 Venezuela
G. Blanco Gregor Blanco
3-5
1 RBI