Wednesday, March 11, 2009

USA Loses, But Game Doesn't Really Matter

Things you need to know about tonights WBC matchup:

The USA was beat by Venezuela 5-3. Both teams already qualified for the next round, so basically it was a positioning game. Venezuela will get to play a hot and unexpected Netherlands team as a result of the win.

Ryan Braun was 3-4 with an RBI and a double. Chris Iannetta hit a 2 HR. Jeremy Guthrie picked up the loss by giving up 4 runs in 2 innings on 7 hits. Ted Lilly started for team USA. Jimmy Rollins had a stolen base.

Team USA plays Puerto Rico on Saturday at 7 pm on ESPN.


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