Cuba 7, Mexico 4
Preview - Box Score

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cuba 1 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 7 11 0
Mexico 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 7 0
WP: N. Vera (1-0) S: P. Lazo (1)
LP: J. Campillo (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cuba
- Y. Gourriel singled to center, M. Enriquez scored, F. Cepeda to second
Top 3rd: Cuba
- F. Cepeda singled to center, L. Martin scored, H. Olivera to second
Bot 3rd: Mexico
- F. Sandoval singled to right, M. Ojeda scored, F. Sandoval out at second
Bot 4th: Mexico
- S. Hairston grounded out to second, A. Gonzalez scored, J. Cantu to third, K. Garcia to second
Top 5th: Cuba
- F. Cepeda doubled to deep right center, M. Enriquez, H. Olivera and L. Martin scored
Top 7th: Cuba
- Y. Cespedes tripled to deep center, F. Cepeda and Y. Gourriel scored
Bot 8th: Mexico
- J. Cantu homered to deep left
Bot 9th: Mexico
- C. Presichi homered to deep left
 Cuba
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Martin cf 5 2 2 0 0 3 0 .400
H. Olivera 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .400
M. Enriquez dh 3 2 0 0 2 0 2 .000
F. Cepeda lf 4 1 3 4 1 0 0 .750
Y. Gourriel 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 3 .500
Y. Cespedes rf 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .250
R. Merino c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
   A. Pestano c 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
L. Anderson 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
   J. Pedroso 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
E. Paret ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
 Totals 37 7 11 7 3 7 11  
 Batting
2B - F Cepeda (2, J Campillo).
3B - Y Cespedes (2, F Rodriguez).
RBI - Y Gourriel (6), F Cepeda 4 (10), Y Cespedes 2 (5).
2-out RBI - Y Gourriel, Y Cespedes 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pestano 1, Y Cespedes 1, R Merino 1.
GIDP - Y Gourriel.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - Y Cespedes (F Sandoval at 2nd base).
 Mexico
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Sandoval 2b 4 0 1 1 1 2 1 .250
O. Robles ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
A. Gonzalez 1b 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .000
J. Cantu 3b 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 .667
K. Garcia dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .500
S. Hairston cf 4 0 0 1 0 3 2 .000
C. Presichi lf 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .333
M. Valenzuela rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
M. Ojeda c 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .250
 Totals 33 4 7 4 2 11 9  
 Batting
2B - M Ojeda (1, N Vera); J Cantu (5, P Lazo).
HR - J Cantu (2, 8th inning off P Lazo 0 on, 2 Out), C Presichi (1, 9th inning off P Lazo 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - F Sandoval (2), S Hairston (4), J Cantu (6), C Presichi (1).
2-out RBI - F Sandoval, J Cantu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Hairston 1, C Presichi 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (F Sandoval-A Gonzalez).
 Cuba
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Vera (W, 1-0) 4.2 3 2 2 2 5 0 3.86
P. Lazo (S, 1) 4.1 4 2 2 0 6 2 4.15
P. Luis Lazo 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
 Mexico
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Campillo (L, 0-1) 4.0 8 5 5 3 2 0 11.25
P. Ortega 2.2 2 2 2 0 3 0 6.75
F. Rodriguez 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
L. Ayala 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
HBP - J Cantu (by N Vera); C Presichi (by P Lazo).
Pitches-strikes - N Vera 83-50; P Lazo 71-46; J Campillo 70-41; P Ortega 36-26; F Rodriguez 17-13; L Ayala 7-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Vera 6-2; P Lazo 3-4; J Campillo 8-2; P Ortega 3-2; F Rodriguez 1-1; L Ayala 2-1.
Batters faced - N Vera 18; P Lazo 19; J Campillo 22; P Ortega 10; F Rodriguez 5; L Ayala 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Paul Hyham. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Carlos Rey.
Time: 3:09.
Attendance: 9,329.
Weather: 58 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, swirling.

Updated on Tuesday, Mar 17, 2009 4:52 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cuba
F. Cepeda Frederich Cepeda
3-4
4 RBI
 Mexico
J. Cantu Jorge Cantu
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 WBC Box Scores
Mon Mar 16, 2009
Venezuela 2
Puerto Rico 0
Final

Cuba 7
Mexico 4
Final