Italy 6, Canada 2
Preview - Box Score

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Italy 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 8 0
Canada 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 1
WP: D. Serafini (1-0) S: J. Grilli (1)
LP: V. Perkins (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Italy
- C. Denorfia singled to third, D. Dallospedale scored, F. Catalanotto to third, V. Pascucci to second
Bot 4th: Canada
- J. Bay doubled to left, J. Morneau and J. Votto scored
Top 1st: Italy
- M. Stairs singled to third, D. Dallospedale scored, F. Catalanotto to third, V. Pascucci to second
Top 4th: Italy
- P. Orr doubled to deep center, F. Catalanotto scored
Top 2nd: Italy
- D. Dallospedale singled to right, M. Chiarini scored, N. Punto to second
Top 3rd: Italy
- A. Liddi hit sacrifice fly to deep center, C. Denorfia scored
Bot 4th: Canada
- J. Bay doubled to left, J. Morneau and J. Votto scored
Top 7th: Italy
- A. Liddi singled to right, C. Denorfia scored
- N. Punto reached on fielder's choice, A. Liddi scored, A. De Santis to second
 Italy
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Punto ss 5 0 0 1 1 1 3 .100
D. Dallospedale 2b 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 .167
F. Catalanotto lf 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .375
V. Pascucci dh 4 0 0 0 1 2 4 .167
C. Denorfia cf 4 2 4 2 1 0 0 .571
G. Mazzanti 1b 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .444
A. Liddi 3b 4 1 2 2 0 2 6 .500
F. Cervelli c 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
M. Chiarini rf 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .200
   M. Costanzo ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
   A. De Santis pr-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
   S. Clapp rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 37 6 10 6 8 9 24  
 Batting
2B - C Denorfia 3 (3, S Green, V Perkins, S Diamond); A Liddi (1, S Diamond).
S - F Cervelli.
SF - A Liddi.
RBI - C Denorfia 2 (2), D Dallospedale (1), A Liddi 2 (2), N Punto (1).
2-out RBI - C Denorfia, N Punto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Pascucci 1, N Punto 2, D Dallospedale 1, G Mazzanti 1, A Liddi 3.
GIDP - V Pascucci.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - A Liddi (1, 2nd base off S Green/R Martin).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (N Punto-G Mazzanti, D Dallospedale-N Punto-G Mazzanti).
 Canada
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Barnwell ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000
   A. Stern ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
R. Martin c 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .222
J. Votto dh 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .556
J. Morneau 1b 5 1 4 0 0 0 1 .444
J. Bay cf 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 .500
M. Stairs rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .000
M. Teahen 3b 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .167
N. Weglarz lf 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .000
P. Orr 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000
   S. Clapp ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 2 7 2 8 8 21  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau 2 (2, D Serafini 2); J Votto (2, D Serafini); J Bay (1, D Serafini).
RBI - J Bay 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Stairs 2, C Barnwell 2, N Weglarz 1.
GIDP - J Votto, M Stairs.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - V Perkins (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (C Barnwell-P Orr-J Morneau).
 Italy
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Serafini (W, 1-0) 3.0 4 2 2 3 2 0 6.00
Unknown 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
C. Cooper 3.2 2 0 0 3 4 0 0.00
Unknown 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
J. Grilli (S, 1) 3.1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0.00
 Canada
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Perkins (L, 0-1) 2.0 3 3 2 4 2 0 9.00
T.J. Burton 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
S. Diamond 3.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 3.00
S. Green 0.2 2 2 2 1 0 0 27.00
C. Leroux 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
J. Crain 1.2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.00
Pitches-strikes - D Serafini 123-66; C Cooper 116-68; J Grilli 88-58; V Perkins 52-28; T Burton 17-11; S Diamond 50-27; S Green 16-8; C Leroux 30-16; J Crain 18-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Serafini 6-1; C Cooper 0-4; J Grilli 3-5; V Perkins 3-1; T Burton 0-2; S Diamond 5-3; S Green 1-1; C Leroux 1-2; J Crain 0-0.
Batters faced - D Serafini 14; C Cooper 13; J Grilli 13; V Perkins 14; T Burton 5; S Diamond 12; S Green 5; C Leroux 6; J Crain 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Minoru Nakamura. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Masami Yoshikawa.
Time: 3:36.
Attendance: 12,411.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Monday, Mar 9, 2009 11:19 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Italy
C. Denorfia Chris Denorfia
4-4
2 RBI
 Canada
J. Morneau Justin Morneau
4-5