Rain and poor field conditions forced the International Baseball Federation to cancel the World Cup Tournament's Bronze Medal game this afternoon in Panama. Team USA and Team Canada were tied with 4-3 records after Round Two. The Federation declared both teams tied for third place in the final standings, though they have yet to decide what to do about actually awarding bronze medals. Canada had a 6-1 record in Round One, while Team USA had a 4-3 record in that round, so they might decide to give the medal to Canada.
The Championship game, between Netherlands and Cuba is currently being delayed by rain.
Pirates' Jordy Mercer finished the tournament with a .345 batting average (10-for-29), with 3 doubles, 2 homers, and 8 RBI. Former Pirate farmhand starting pitcher Todd Redmond fin...
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