Venezuela 10, Italy 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 1
Venezuela 0 0 0 4 5 0 1 0 X 10 14 0
WP: E. Gonzalez (1-0)
LP: T. Da Silva (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Venezuela
- C. Guillen doubled to deep right, M. Cabrera scored, M. Ordonez to third
- R. Hernandez reached on fielder's choice, M. Ordonez and C. Guillen scored, J. Lopez to second on shortstop N. Punto's fielding error
- Batter hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Lopez scored
Bot 5th: Venezuela
- B. Abreu homered to deep right
- M. Cabrera homered to deep center
- J. Lopez homered to deep left, M. Ordonez scored
- R. Hernandez homered to deep left
Top 7th: Italy
- J. Santora walked, F. Cervelli scored, M. Chiarini to third, N. Punto to second
Bot 7th: Venezuela
- Batter singled to center, H. Blanco scored, C. Izturis to second
 Italy
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Punto ss 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
   V. Rottino 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
D. Dallospedale 2b 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
   J. Santora ph-2b 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 .000
F. Catalanotto lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   L. Zileri ph-lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000
M. Costanzo dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .250
C. Denorfia cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
   A. De Santis cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
G. Mazzanti 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
A. Liddi 3b-ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .250
F. Cervelli c 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
M. Chiarini rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .333
 Totals 33 1 6 1 4 7 13  
 Batting
2B - M Costanzo (2, En Gonzalez); G Mazzanti (2, F Rodriguez); V Rottino (1, V Moreno).
RBI - J Santora (1).
2-out RBI - J Santora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Santora 1, M Chiarini 2, A Liddi 1, L Zileri 3.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - N Punto (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (J Santora-N Punto-G Mazzanti).
 Venezuela
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
Unknown cf 4 0 3 2 0 1 2 .750
M. Mora 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
   L. Maza ph-3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
B. Abreu rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .250
   G. Parra rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
M. Cabrera 1b 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 .750
M. Ordonez lf 4 2 2 0 1 1 3 .500
C. Guillen dh 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333
   M. Ramirez ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
J. Lopez 2b 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 .333
R. Hernandez c 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .333
   H. Blanco c 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
C. Izturis ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
 Totals 36 10 14 9 3 6 12  
 Batting
2B - E Chavez 2 (2, A Ottavino, B LaMura); M Cabrera (1, T Da Silva); C Guillen (1, T Da Silva); M Ordonez (1, K Olenberger).
HR - B Abreu (1, 5th inning off K Olenberger 0 on, 0 Out), M Cabrera (1, 5th inning off K Olenberger 0 on, 0 Out), J Lopez (1, 5th inning off B LaMura 1 on, 1 Out), R Hernandez (1, 5th inning off B LaMura 0 on, 1 Out).
S - M Mora.
SF - E Chavez.
RBI - C Guillen (3), R Hernandez 2 (4), E Chavez 2 (2), B Abreu (3), M Cabrera (1), J Lopez 2 (2).
2-out RBI - E Chavez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ordonez 1, M Mora 1, L Maza 2.
GIDP - M Ordonez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Italy
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Ottavino 3.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0.00
T. Da Silva (L, 0-1) 0.2 3 4 2 1 0 0 27.00
K. Olenberger 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 2 81.00
Unknown 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
B.J. Lamura 0.2 3 2 2 0 1 2 27.00
R. Corradini 1.2 4 1 1 0 0 0 5.40
C. Cillo 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
A. Maestri 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
 Venezuela
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Gonzalez (W, 1-0) 4.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
R. Ramirez 3.0 2 1 1 3 2 0 3.00
F. Rodriguez 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
V. Moreno 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
IBB - J Lopez (by T Da Silva).
HBP - F Cervelli (by En Gonzalez); C Izturis (by T Da Silva); N Punto (by R Ramirez).
Pitches-strikes - A Ottavino 50-31; T Da Silva 31-16; K Olenberger 9-5; L Panerati 3-3; B LaMura 21-10; R Corradini 28-17; C Cillo 3-3; A Maestri 20-11; En Gonzalez 61-40; R Ramirez 59-35; F Rodriguez 17-11; V Moreno 19-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Ottavino 4-2; T Da Silva 2-1; K Olenberger 0-1; L Panerati 1-0; B LaMura 0-1; R Corradini 4-1; C Cillo 0-0; A Maestri 0-2; En Gonzalez 1-8; R Ramirez 1-6; F Rodriguez 0-1; V Moreno 1-2.
Batters faced - A Ottavino 11; T Da Silva 8; K Olenberger 4; L Panerati 1; B LaMura 5; R Corradini 8; C Cillo 1; A Maestri 4; En Gonzalez 15; R Ramirez 15; F Rodriguez 4; V Moreno 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Masami Yoshikawa. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Carlos Rey.
Time: 3:04.
Attendance: 10,450.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Wednesday, Mar 11, 2009 4:17 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Italy
M. Costanzo Mike Costanzo
1-4
 Venezuela
E. Chavez E Chavez
3-4
2 RBI
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Venezuela 10
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Dominican Republic 1
Netherlands 2
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Cuba 5
Australia 4
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