Canada 2, USA 1
Team Canada won the Pan Am tournament Gold Medal this evening with a win over the US. It was a tight game, with scoring in only two innings. Canada posted 7 hits, while the US had 6, and neither team committed an error.
Team USA scored first, with one run in the bottom of the 1st. With one out, LF AJ Pollock (Diamondbacks) singled through the right side of the infield. A passed ball moved him to second base, and he scored when RF Brett Carroll doubled down to the left field corner, giving the US a 1-0 lead.
Andy Van Hekken (Astros) held that lead for five scoreless innings, scattering 3 hits. But in the top of the 6th, with two outs, Van Hekken gave up three consecutive hits -- two singles, then a double down the right field line, driving in both base runner...
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