United States Dominates Baseball Women’s World Cup

The United States has dominated the baseball women’s world cup being hosted in Vierra, Florida. On the first day they beat Puerto Rico 14-0. The second day was more of the same with an 18-0 thrashing of Netherlands. The third day saw the United States pounce on Korea 11-1.

The big bats for the United States have been Megan Baltzell who is hitting .857 in seven at bats. Four of her six hits have gone for doubles and she has driven in 9 runs. Anna Kimbrell is hitting .800 with 7 runs driven in.

Japan is the other undefeated team playing in pool B. They dominated Korea in their opener 8-0 then handled Hong Kong pretty easily 23-0. Yesterday they just pulled one out against Canada 2-1. Canada outhit them 8 to 2 but in the first Japan took advantage of a single and two walks to load the bases for a bunt sacrifice to score their first run. They used a walk, an errant pick off throw and a bunt error to score their second run.

Canada used three singles to score their first run in the sixth, loading the bases in the inning but failing to score more than one run. They strung together two hits in the seventh but failed to score taking their first loss in the tournament. Japan got 11 baserunners via walks.

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