Puerto Rico 8, USA 4
Puerto Rico's grand slam in the top of the 10th inning broke a 4-4 tie and gave Team USA the loss in their first World Cup/Pan Am tournament game. Former Pirate farmhand Todd Redmond (Braves) made the start for Team USA, but he gave up 3 runs to Puerto Rico in the top of the 1st. CF Raymond Fuentes opened the game with a single, then former Indy Indian SS Luis Figueroa worked a walk. A single and a fielding error by USA LF Brett Carroll (Red Sox) allowed Fuentes to score. Figueroa scored on an RBI single by 1B Neftali Soto, and LF Jesus Feliciano's sacrifice fly added the third run of the inning. Redmond buzzed through the next 5 innings, allowing only one single.
Team USA did not have a hit until DH Chad Tracy (Rangers) singled in the 4th. The US got on...
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