Team USA was all set to play their first game in the World Cup/Pan Am tournament on Sunday evening. However, rain in Panama City washed out the game. No date has been set yet for the make-up game, though Wednesday October 5th is a scheduled day off for the tournament. Former Pirate Todd Redmond was scheduled to be the starter for tonight's game, and SS Jordy Mercer was also in the line-up.
In other Tournament Games:
Canada 9, Puerto Rico 1
Team Canada started their tournament play with 3 runs in the top of the 1st inning. With one out, a double, a walk to Jamie Romak, and another walk loaded the bases with Canadians. A single up the middle complicated by a fielding error in center field allowed the first two runs to score (including Romak), and an RBI ground out made it 3-0. A solo home run in the 4th inning gave Canada a 4-0 lead, and they added a 2-run homer in the 6th. Three more runs scored in the 7th inning, after Canada loaded the bases on two single...
Nancy grew up in Rochester, NY, where her father indoctrinated her to the love of baseball as a small child. He taught her to keep score at the age of 5, and she hasn't stopped since. She now lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two sons. Nancy has followed the Indians on both the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin group, before joining Pirates Prospects in 2011. She provides daily game recaps from Indianapolis, plus player analysis from the guys she sees live at the games.