USA  7,  Japan  3

Team USA earned their second win in a row with a defeat of Japan this evening.  This was the make-up for the game that was rained out on Sunday.  Team USA doubled up the Japanese on hits, 14 - 7, with Pirate farmhand SS Jordy Mercer picking up 2 hits.  Mercer is now 5-for-12 in three games, with two doubles, a homer, and 5 RBI.

Team USA got onto the scoreboard first, with a pair of runs in the 2nd inning.  LF AJ Pollock (Diamondbacks) led off with a single into left field, and 3B Tommy Mendonca (Rangers) followed with a single to right, moving Pollock to third.  CF Jordan Danks (White Sox) grounded to first for a fielder's choice, with Pollock thrown out at the plate.  C Tuffy Gosewisch (Phillies) drove in both Mendonca and Danks with a double into right center fiel...

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