USA 6, Puerto Rico 5
Preview - Box Score

(4-2)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Puerto Rico 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 5 5 1
USA 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 10 0
WP: J. Broxton (1-0)
LP: J.C. Romero (0-1)
(4-2)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Puerto Rico
- A. Rios homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: USA
- B. McCann hit sacrifice fly to left center, D. Wright scored, M. DeRosa to second
- S. Victorino singled to center, M. DeRosa scored, S. Victorino to second advancing on throw
Bot 3rd: USA
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left
Top 4th: Puerto Rico
- C. Delgado homered to deep center, I. Rodriguez scored
Top 6th: Puerto Rico
- A. Rios singled to center, I. Rodriguez scored, C. Delgado to second
Top 9th: Puerto Rico
- R. Vazquez singled to center, A. Rios scored
Bot 9th: USA
- K. Youkilis walked, S. Victorino scored, B. Roberts to third, J. Rollins to second
- D. Wright singled to right, B. Roberts and J. Rollins scored, K. Youkilis to second
 Puerto Rico
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
I. Rodriguez dh 1 2 0 0 3 0 0 .000
C. Beltran cf 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .000
C. Delgado 1b 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 .333
A. Rios rf 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 .667
G. Soto c 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000
   Y. Molina c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Gonzalez 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
   B. Williams ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
   R. Vazquez 3b 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
H. Bocachica lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
   J. Feliciano ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
F. Lopez 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333
 Totals 29 5 5 5 7 8 12  
 Batting
HR - A Rios (1, 2nd inning off T Lilly 0 on, 1 Out), C Delgado (2, 4th inning off T Lilly 1 on, 1 Out).
S - C Beltran.
RBI - A Rios 2 (4), C Delgado 2 (5), R Vazquez (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Williams 1, M Aviles 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - A Rios (1, 2nd base off J Broxton/B McCann).
CS - F Lopez (1, 2nd base by T Lilly/B McCann), I Rodriguez (1, 2nd base by T Lilly).
 
 Fielding
E - A Rios (1, throw).
DP - 1 (F Lopez-M Aviles-C Delgado).
 USA
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
D. Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .250
J. Rollins dh 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .000
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 1 2 1 0 4 .250
D. Wright 3b 4 1 3 2 1 0 1 .750
A. Dunn rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
   C. Granderson pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. DeRosa lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .250
B. McCann c 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .000
S. Victorino cf-rf 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .750
 Totals 32 6 10 6 5 5 14  
 Batting
HR - K Youkilis (3, 3rd inning off J Sanchez 0 on, 2 Out).
S - B Roberts.
SF - B McCann.
RBI - B McCann (6), S Victorino (1), K Youkilis 2 (6), D Wright 2 (3).
2-out RBI - S Victorino, K Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Roberts 1, M DeRosa 2, K Youkilis 2, D Wright 1, B McCann 1.
GIDP - J Rollins.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - J Rollins 2 (3, 2nd base off N Figueroa/G Soto, 2nd base off J Sanchez/G Soto), D Wright (1, 2nd base off J Sanchez/G Soto), B Roberts (1, 2nd base off J Romero/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B McCann-B Roberts).
 Puerto Rico
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Sanchez 2.2 5 3 3 2 1 1 10.12
N. Figueroa 2.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
J. Lopez (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
P. Feliciano (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
S. Rivera (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J.C. Romero (L, 0-1) 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 0 40.50
F. Cabrera (BS, 1) 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 NA
 USA
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Lilly 3.1 2 3 3 3 3 2 8.10
J. Hanrahan 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
M. Thornton 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
H. Bell 0.2 1 1 1 2 1 0 13.50
S. Shields 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J.J. Putz 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
J. Broxton (W, 1-0) 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 9.00
WP - N Figueroa, T Lilly.
IBB - C Delgado (by H Bell).
HBP - A Dunn (by J Sanchez); J Rollins (by N Figueroa).
Pitches-strikes - J Sanchez 63-35; N Figueroa 41-25; J Lopez 16-8; P Feliciano 13-6; S Rivera 21-14; J Romero 24-15; F Cabrera 9-3; T Lilly 62-36; J Hanrahan 13-7; M Thornton 14-10; H Bell 23-9; S Shields 12-7; J Putz 11-8; J Broxton 29-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Sanchez 2-5; N Figueroa 1-4; J Lopez 1-1; P Feliciano 1-1; S Rivera 3-0; J Romero 0-1; F Cabrera 0-0; T Lilly 2-3; J Hanrahan 0-1; M Thornton 1-1; H Bell 1-0; S Shields 1-3; J Putz 1-0; J Broxton 1-2.
Batters faced - J Sanchez 15; N Figueroa 8; J Lopez 3; P Feliciano 4; S Rivera 4; J Romero 5; F Cabrera 2; T Lilly 13; J Hanrahan 3; M Thornton 3; H Bell 5; S Shields 4; J Putz 3; J Broxton 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Luis Ramirez. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Masato Tomoyose.
Time: 3:54.
Attendance: 13,224.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Mar 18, 2009 2:57 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Puerto Rico
A. Rios Alex Rios
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 USA
D. Wright David Wright
3-4
2 RBI
 WBC Box Scores
Tue Mar 17, 2009
Puerto Rico 5
USA 6
Final

Japan 1
Korea 4
Final