Korea 8, Mexico 2
Preview - Box Score

(2-3)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Mexico 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
Korea 0 2 0 1 1 0 4 0 X 8 12 1
WP: H. Jong (1-0)
LP: O. Perez (0-1)
(4-1)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Mexico
- A. Ojeda singled to left, S. Hairston and J. Vazquez scored, C. Presichi to second
Bot 2nd: Korea
- B. Lee homered to deep left
- K. Park safe at first on second baseman E. Gonzalez's throwing error, Y. Lee scored, K. Park out at second
Bot 4th: Korea
- T. Kim homered to deep left center
Bot 5th: Korea
- Y. Ko homered to deep center
Bot 7th: Korea
- T. Kim singled to left, J. Lee and Y. Ko scored
- Y. Lee hit sacrifice fly to left, T. Kim scored
- K. Park singled to right, T. Lee scored, K. Park to second
 Mexico
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hairston Jr. cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
   K. Garcia rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500
E. Gonzalez 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
   F. Sandoval ph-2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
A. Gonzalez 1b 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .250
J. Cantu 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250
S. Hairston lf-cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .250
J. Vazquez dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .250
R. Barajas c 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250
C. Presichi rf-lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
A. Ojeda ss 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 .500
 Totals 37 2 9 2 2 10 21  
 Batting
RBI - A Ojeda 2 (4).
2-out RBI - A Ojeda 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gonzalez 1, J Hairston Jr 1, J Vazquez 3.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - E Gonzalez (2, 2nd base off H Jong/K Park).
 
 Fielding
E - E Gonzalez (2, throw).
DP - 1 (A Ojeda-E Gonzalez-A Gonzalez).
 Korea
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lee cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
K. Jeong 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
H. Kim lf 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 .500
T. Kim 1b 5 2 2 3 0 0 3 .400
D. Lee dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333
B. Lee 3b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .750
Y. Lee rf 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 1.000
K. Park ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000
 Totals 22 4 9 5 3 3 10  
 Batting
HR - B Lee (2, 2nd inning off O Perez 0 on, 1 Out), T Kim (2, 4th inning off O Perez 0 on, 0 Out), Y Ko (1, 5th inning off O Perez 0 on, 2 Out).
S - Y Lee.
SF - Y Lee.
RBI - B Lee (4), T Kim 3 (9), Y Ko (1), Y Lee (1), K Park (4).
2-out RBI - Y Ko, K Park.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lee 3.
GIDP - T Kim.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - Y Lee (1, 2nd base off O Perez/R Barajas), Y Ko (1, 3rd base off D Cortes/R Barajas), J Lee (1, 2nd base off D Cortes/R Barajas).
 
 Fielding
E - B Lee (1, throw).
 Mexico
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez (L, 0-1) 4.2 6 4 3 2 3 3 5.79
E. Dessens 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
R. Diaz 0.2 1 2 2 2 1 0 27.00
D. Cortes 0.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 INF
D. Reyes 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
L. Ayala 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Soria 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Korea
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
H. Ryu 2.2 5 2 2 1 3 0 6.75
H. Jong (W, 1-0) 2.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
H. Wook Jong 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
T. Chong (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
K. Kim (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
S. Yoon (H, 1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
S. Oh 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
S. Hwan Oh 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
Pitches-strikes - O Perez 85-49; E Dessens 13-7; R Diaz 18-8; D Cortes 15-7; D Reyes 3-2; L Ayala 9-9; J Soria 9-7; H Ryu 65-41; H Jong 38-24; T Chong 13-10; K Kim 8-5; S Yoon 17-13; S Oh 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - O Perez 5-5; E Dessens 2-0; R Diaz 0-1; D Cortes 0-0; D Reyes 0-1; L Ayala 1-0; J Soria 1-2; H Ryu 4-1; H Jong 5-2; T Chong 0-1; K Kim 0-2; S Yoon 1-0; S Oh 0-2.
Batters faced - O Perez 21; E Dessens 4; R Diaz 5; D Cortes 3; D Reyes 1; L Ayala 3; J Soria 3; H Ryu 14; H Jong 11; T Chong 3; K Kim 2; S Yoon 5; S Oh 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Willie Rodriguez. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--Paul Hyham.
Time: 3:43.
Attendance: 22,337.
Weather: 57 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.

Updated on Monday, Mar 16, 2009 4:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Mexico
A. Ojeda Augie Ojeda
2-4
2 RBI
 Korea
T. Kim Tae Kyun Kim
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 WBC Box Scores
Sun Mar 15, 2009
Japan 6
Cuba 0
Final

Netherlands 3
USA 9
Final

Mexico 2
Korea 8
Final