Saturday, October 15, 2011

Cuba defeats Canada 8-2 and Panama 7-2 and advances to the gold medal game tonight


Canada's and Panama's gold medal hopes were dashed on Friday when Team Cuba beat the Canadians 8-2 and followed that with a victory over Panama by the score of 7-2.

Cuba and the Netherlands ended the finals with the best records, six wins and one loss, and will play for the gold medal game tonight at 19:30.

Here is how Team Cuba batters performed vs Canada:

Castillo (5-2), 1 triple
Bell (4-1), 1 RBI
Cepeda (4-3) 2 RBI's, 1 double, 1triple
Despaigne (4-2) 1 RBI 1 double
Gourriel (3-1) 1 RBI, 1 double
Abreu (4-2) 2 RBI's, 1 home run
Enriquez (2-1)
Pestano (4-2) 1 RBI, 1 double
Arruebarruena 1 RBI, 1 double

Team Cuba had 15 hits. Vicyohandri Odelin was the winning pitcher and did not allow an earned run on the last tree innings of the game.

GO CUBA!

Boxscore against Canada

Boxscore against Panama

Wikipedia 2011 World Cup Page

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