Game Seven Live Blog: USA 8 Aruba 0 (FINAL)
Top 9th: Thiel is hit by new Team USA pitcher Matt Lipka to begin the inning. Loopstok reaches on a fielders choice, Thiel out at second. Loopstok out at second on as Wouters reaches on fielder’s choice. Manuel strikes out to end the game. Team USA moves to 7-0 with the victory and will meet Mexico in thier final game tomorrow night at 7:00PM CST at Estadio Beto Avila.
8th INNING: Tromp flies out to center, Boggerts reaches on a throwing error by Camarena. Koolman strikes out swinging. Escobar singles to center. Pinch hitter Arrindell strikes out to end the top of the 8th. Allen flies out to center field for the first out of the bottom of the 8th. Delmonico and Lorenzen single. Delmonico scores on a an error by left fielder and Lorenzen scores on a wild pitch. Pinch hitter mason and Wolters ground out to end the inning.
7th INNING: Loopstok flies out to Lopes in left. Camarena strikes out Wouters for the second out. Manuel grounds out to Rodriguez at third to end the top half of the inning. Wolters and Littlewood single after a Camarena strike out. New pitcher Lends Diksez in for Aruba. Harper walks to load bases. New pitcher Jhon Lopez in for Aruba. Rodriguez hits a sacrifice fly to left, Wolters scores. Lopes fouls out to first to end the inning.
6th INNING: Escobar grounds out to short to begin the 6th. Schuilenburg singles to left. Thiel grounds into the 1-6-3 double play, ending the top of the 6th. Harper popped out to second to begin the bottom of the 6th. Rodriguez doubles to left center. Lopes singles, Rodriguez tagged out at third base. Allen doubled to left, scoring Lopes from first. Delmonico hit by a pitch. Lorenzen fouled out to the catcher to end the inning.
5th INNING: Tromp flied out to left to begin the inning. New catcher Jair Boggerts and Marlin foul out to Rodriguez to end the top of the 5th. Lorenzen reached first on an error by the pitcher, who dropped the pop up. Lorenzen advances to second on a wild pitch and to third on a second wild pitch. Camarena reached on an error by the shortstop, Lorenzen scored, Camarena thrown out while running to second on the throw. Wolters walks. New pitcher Lynell Koolman comes on in relief for Aruba. Wolters picked off at first. Littlewood grounds out to Koolman to end the inning.
4th INNING: Loopstok strikes out to begin the 4th. Camarena strikes out Wouters for the second out and Manuel grounds out to short to end the top half of the inning. Lopes fouled out to Escobar in right on a nice diving catch against the wall. Allen grounds out to Thiel at short. Delmonico flies out to center to end the inning.
3rd INNING: Cedrik St. Jago singles to lead off the inning. Shurman Marlin reaches on an error by Delmonico. Runners advance on a ground out by Darwin Escobar. Schuilenburg grounds out to Camarena and Thiel flies out to right to end the top of the 3rd. Wolters grounds out to second to begin the home half of the inning. Littlewood popped out to first. Harper doubles to right center. Rodriguez flies out to right to end the inning.
2nd INNING: Jean-Franco Wouters strikes out to begin the 2nd. Gregory Manuel grounds out to Littlewood for the second out. Jiandido Tromp flies out to Lorenzen in center to end the top of the 2nd. Rodriguez walks to begin the bottom of the second. Lopes reaches on a fielder’s choice, Rodriguez out at second. Lopes advances to second on a passed ball. Lopes advances to third on another passed ball. Allen singles to center, scoring Lopes. Delmonico strikes out for the second out of the bottom of the 2nd. Lorenzen homers over the left field wall. Camarena flies out to right to end the inning.
1st INNING: Aruba will be up first in the top of the inning. Jxomar Schuilenburg grounds out to Littlewood to begin the game. Camarena strikes out Edson Thiel for the second out. Sicnarf Loopstok strikes out looking to end the top of the 1st. Wolters walks to start things off for Team USA. Littlewood flies out to center and Wolters is out at first after failing to tag up. Harper flies out to center to end the inning.
PREGAME: Hello and welcome to Team USA’s seventh game here in Veracruz at the 2008 COPABE “AA” Youth Pan American Championships. Today, Team USA takes on Aruba at Estadio Beto Avila. We are a little under one hour until the first pitch.
1. Tony Wolters, 2B
2. Marcus Littlewood, SS
3. Bryce Harper, RF
4. Jake Rodriguez, 3B
5. Christian Lopes, LF
6. Will Allen, C
7. Nicky Delmonico, 1B
8. Michael Lorenzen, CF
9. Daniel Camarena, P