MLB: Team USA Completes Gold Medal Journey

Posted: 27th September 2009 by Devon Teeple in MLB
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A two out error in the seventh inning of the championship game was all that Team USA needed to win its fourth world cup. Team USA put together quite the performance at this years IBAF World Cup, going 14-1, while defeating the always elite, Team Cuba.á Their 14-1 record is actually better than it sounds.á After a game-one loss to Venezuela, they have reeled off fourteen straight wins with relative ease. Currently ranked fourth in the world before todayÆs victory, USA, combined with 2007Æs victory gives them back-to-back championships since the 1973 and 1974 squads. The error in the bottom of the seventh lead to a six-run inning that literally extinguished all hope for a Cuba squad that was hanging tight with the score squared off at four.á Pedro Laza, the legendary Cuban pitcher who t ...

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