Royals' Eric Hosmer, Danny Duffy help Team USA rout Canada in WBC
Castillo's homer came in the second inning, when the Dominicans bunched six hits to score four runs off Ryan Dempster.
The Marlins' outfielder once again delivered at the plate for Team USA.
Or was it sheer relief?
Team USA didn't want to worry about tiebreaker scenarios Sunday night. "We did not win, but we won a lot inside and a lot of respect by the people".
Needless to say, the United States had no aspirations to stick around town another day, and take their chances against the most powerful lineup in the land. "I think I let it speed up on me".
Still, if they're going to dispel this notion that everyone else is taking this tournament more seriously than themselves, going just 11-10 in their WBC history, U.S. is going need to look a whole lot better in a hurry. During the Saturday night game against the Dominican, the U.S. gave up a 5-0 lead. "One through nine, pretty much no weak points at all".
Miller hit Jose Bautista, and Carlos Santana reached on an infield single to bring Cruz to the plate.
Then again, who could ever have imagined that the Colombian names of Quintana, William Cuevas, Greg Nappo and Guillermo Moscoso would give US such fits, limiting them to just six hits?
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"They gave us a run for our money, " said U.S. left fielder Christian Yelich, who scored the winning run.
Still, this game may be remembered more by the different philosophies employed by the two country's managers. "Right now, he's a question mark for tomorrow's game". Mychal Givens pitched a scoreless fifth.
The WBC remains plagued by a disconnect between the passion and drama produced on the field and the indifference that greets the tournament domestically, and Team USA is the biggest victim of that gap. After his start last week for the Royals against the Giants, Duffy said that he wouldn't pitch more than four innings in the game.
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Guy tied his career-high with 20 points in the game, looking poised and confident in his first collegiate postseason match. After Artis responded with a 3, Perrantes made it two in a row from long range in a span of 56 seconds.
"I had zero idea what he likes to do, where he hits the ball, what he's going for", Miller said. That was the situation he had with his organization. "You've got a bunch of horns and sirens and all that going on".
"It wasn't his fault". "Being able to support the World Baseball Classic and baseball on a worldwide stage further cements our 130 years of authenticity in the game".
"I was scared", Baez said. "It was impressive what he did".
Team USA continued to pour it on an inning later. "We have the dream to go onto the second round".
"I tip my cap to Team Colombia". It's this fear of injury that every team has for their players in this tournament, particularly pitchers.
Japan and surprising Israel also are undefeated in the tournament.
Stroman's Dominican counterpart, Edinson Volquez, was not so good - though he got no help from his defense either.
Well, if nothing else, Friday at least provided plenty of drama. Team Canada struck out 15 times, drew just one walk and had only four hits. Leyland had already planned to use Andrew Miller in the 11th.
Especially with the top teams in this year's World Baseball Classic, fans are offered the best of both worlds: all-star teams assembled of players that are playing as hard as they can and all-star games played with the passion of postseason baseball games.
"This is how we play baseball", Machado said. Look for the Dominican Republic to prevail in a tight affair. -Canada game. A US loss would force a tiebreaker game to determine whether Colombia or the United States advances from Pool C play to the next round at San Diego's Petco Park. Lose, and they'll likely still have to beat Canada on Sunday to punch their ticket. "This is how we're raised to play".
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For more in-depth coverage of the WBC, including videos from Israel's opening game, click on this Major League Baseball link. But Japan put the game out of reach in the same frame, with Tsutsugo cracking a two-run homer to finish it off.
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