Cuba 5, Australia 4
Preview - Box Score

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cuba 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 5 9 1
Australia 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 6 1
WP: I. Jimenez (1-0)
LP: R. Thompson (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Cuba
- H. Olivera struck out looking
- M. Enriquez doubled to right center
- F. Cepeda singled to shortstop, M. Enriquez to third
- F. Cepeda caught stealing, pitcher to first to shortstop
- Y. Gourriel struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 0, Australia 0

  Bottom 1st: Australia
- T. Oeltjen struck out swinging
- L. Hughes lined out to center
- C. Snelling flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 0, Australia 0

  Top 2nd: Cuba
- A. Mayeta walked
- Y. Cespedes grounded into double play third to second to first, A. Despaigne out at second
- A. Mayeta walked
- A. Pestano grounded into fielder's choice, A. Mayeta out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 0, Australia 0

  Bottom 2nd: Australia
- J. Huber struck out looking
- B. Risinger grounded out to second
- M. Collins flied out to deep right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 0, Australia 0

  Top 3rd: Cuba
- L. Navas singled to deep center
- H. Olivera sacrificed to pitcher, L. Navas to second
- M. Enriquez grounded out to shortstop, L. Navas to third
- F. Cepeda singled to shallow right center, L. Navas scored
- Y. Gourriel grounded into fielder's choice, F. Cepeda out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 1, Australia 0

  Bottom 3rd: Australia
- B. Harman struck out looking
- J. Beresford doubled to deep left
- A. Graham struck out swinging
- T. Oeltjen struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 1, Australia 0

  Top 4th: Cuba
- A. Despaigne flied out to deep center
- Y. Cespedes doubled to deep right
- Y. Cespedes to third on balk
- A. Mayeta grounded out to first
- A. Pestano struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 1, Australia 0

  Bottom 4th: Australia
- L. Hughes doubled to deep left center
- L. Hughes to third on balk
- C. Snelling struck out swinging
- J. Huber grounded out to third
- B. Risinger singled to left, L. Hughes scored
- B. Risinger to second on wild pitch
- M. Collins walked
- B. Harman struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 1, Australia 1

  Top 5th: Cuba
- L. Navas struck out swinging
- H. Olivera lined out to second
- M. Enriquez safe at first on second baseman J. Beresford's fielding error
- F. Cepeda grounded into fielder's choice, M. Enriquez out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Cuba 1, Australia 1

  Bottom 5th: Australia
- N. Gonzalez relieved A. Chapman
- J. Beresford grounded out to second
- A. Graham flied out to left
- T. Oeltjen flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 1, Australia 1

  Top 6th: Cuba
- Y. Gourriel grounded out to shortstop
- A. Despaigne grounded out to third
- D. Moss relieved T. Blackley
- Y. Cespedes homered to deep right
- A. Mayeta grounded out to pitcher

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 2, Australia 1

  Bottom 6th: Australia
- J. Pedroso at first
- L. Hughes walked
- L. Hughes to second on balk
- C. Snelling flied out to deep center, L. Hughes to third
- P. Lazo relieved N. Gonzalez
- J. Huber singled to center, L. Hughes scored
- B. Risinger struck out swinging
- M. Collins singled to right, J. Huber to second
- J. Huber to third, M. Collins to second on P. Lazo's throwing error
- B. Harman walked
- J. Beresford singled to left, J. Huber and M. Collins scored, B. Harman to third
- D. Betancourt relieved P. Luis Lazo
- A. Graham struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Cuba 2, Australia 4

  Top 7th: Cuba
- A. Pestano struck out swinging
- L. Navas flied out to center
- H. Olivera walked
- M. Enriquez doubled to deep left, H. Olivera scored
- F. Cepeda popped out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 3, Australia 4

  Bottom 7th: Australia
- T. Oeltjen lined out to left
- L. Hughes hit by pitch
- C. Snelling walked, L. Hughes to second
- I. Jimenez relieved D. Betancourt
- J. Huber flied out to deep center, L. Hughes to third
- B. Risinger hit by pitch, C. Snelling to second
- B. Roneberg hit for M. Collins
- B. Roneberg flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 3, Australia 4

  Top 8th: Cuba
- B. Roneberg at designated hitter
- R. Thompson relieved D. Moss
- Y. Gourriel singled to center
- A. Despaigne flied out to deep center
- Y. Cespedes struck out looking
- Y. Peraza hit for J. Pedroso
- Y. Peraza homered to deep left, Y. Gourriel scored
- A. Pestano flied out to left center

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 5, Australia 4

  Bottom 8th: Australia
- L. Anderson at first
- B. Harman hit by pitch
- J. Beresford grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, B. Harman out at second
- A. Graham struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 5, Australia 4

  Top 9th: Cuba
- B. Thomas relieved R. Thompson
- L. Navas struck out swinging
- H. Olivera struck out swinging
- M. Enriquez grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 5, Australia 4

  Bottom 9th: Australia
- L. Martin in center field
- Y. Cespedes in left field
- T. Oeltjen struck out swinging
- L. Hughes grounded out to shortstop
- C. Snelling grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cuba 5, Australia 4
 
 Top Batters
 Cuba
Y. Cespedes Yoennis Cespedes
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Australia
J. Beresford James Beresford
2-4
2 RBI
 WBC Box Scores
Tue Mar 10, 2009
Italy 1
Venezuela 10
Final

Dominican Republic 1
Netherlands 2
Final 11

Cuba 5
Australia 4
Final