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ISF's Day One - Game 7 - Canada vs Argentina

July 17, 2009

Saskatoon, SK


Game 7
originally scheduled for 7pm, will start about 8:10pm


Team Canada Stats

Games 1-2

Games 3-4


Umpires for Today

From the Ballpark

now 7:50pm

Starting for Team Canada:  Todd Martin  - Craig Crawford warming up with him now

Starting for Argentina:  Juan Potolicchio

A good sized crowd here tonight for this one. Most were here for the Opening Ceremonies so nice to have that kind of support for all the teams.

Just walked out back of the stadium and there are 4 long line ups for food and drinks. Also discovered a mini beer tent out there.

Team Canada line up:

1. Ryan Wolfe, 8 - 77
2. Keith MacKintosh, 4, 51
3. Jody Eidt, 5, 22
4. Colin Abbott, DP, 20
5. Ian Fehrman, 6, 14
6. Steve Mulalley, 9, 33
7. Derek Mayson, 3, 9
8. Craig Crawford, 2, 8
9. Jeff Ellsworth, 7, 19
10. Todd Martin, 1, 29

Ready to go at 8:10pm

T1 - Argentina
41, walked
9, single, ball dropped at 2b, runner holds.
12, DP, wow was Mason in the right spot! amazing out! 2 out
32, double to deep cf, RBI - Argentina lead by 1 run
82, hit (slightly) in the back, walk to 1st
22, grounded to Tosh and out.
1 run, 2 hits, no errors, 2 LOB

Martin was throwing around 76km

1-0 for Argentina after a half inning

B1 - surprised to see Potolicchio pitching and not Mata?
8:26pm - Kernigan coaching at 3b, Tilley at 1b
Ryan Wolfe, grounds to ss and is safe at 1b! large crowd pleased.
51, Keith MacKintosh, bunt, out.
22, Jody Eidt, single to lf
20, DP, Colin Abbott, dribbled one, 1b missed the tag on Abbott as he zagged, 1b ump called him out and the home plate ump called him safe as he cleary did not tag him. I am looking right down 1b line.
bases loaded, 1 out
14, Ian Fehrman, passed ball, run scores, runners on 2 and 3, Fehrman, full count, singles, drives in 2 - we now have a 3-1 ball game.
33, Steve Mullaley, 1 out and runner on 1b, drills one to 2b, out at 2b, Mullaley safe at 1b
9, Mason, walked him, now runners on 1 and 2, with 2 out
8, Craig Crawford, - Argintina coach out to see the pitcher, full conference. Crawford, walked, bases are loaded again.
19, Ellsworth, 2 out, bases loaded. out. 
3 LOB, 3 runs on 4 hits, no errors,
Canada 3 - 1 over Argentina
8:45pm

funny one, when Abbot was batting, pitcher was having a Doug Gillis moment and Colin Stepped out of the box, apparently the blue did not hear Colin ask for time, let the pitcher throw the pitch, called it a strike and Colin was not amused.

T2
Argentina
Martin sent them down 1-2-3
8:52pm

B2
Ryan Wolfe, the lead off hitter, out at 1b, but it was close.
Keith MacKintosh, drives one down the 3b line for a single.
22, Jody Eidt, walked, so runners on 1 and 2 with one out
20, DP, Colin Abbott, blooper to 2b, runner out, Colin safe at 1b
14, SS, Ian Fehrman, 2 out, runners on the corners now, low one drilled right to the 1b hands and out.
0 runs, 1 hit, 2 LOB
9:03pm

T3
first batter out,
and two more out, Martin is throwing well tonight

Just heard that Underhill has gone home and that Whitten is on his way here. Underhill with sore arm.

B3
33, Mullaley, nice double to deep left of cf between lf and cf.
9, Mayson, - conference with Marty,

and now we have a pitching change and its not Mata
33, think that is Maximiliano Montero
9:15pm
Mason, stikes out
8, Craig Crawford, nice single and an RBI - Canada lead  4-1
19, Ellsworth, single, runs it out, after a clearly bad call on a strike call, IMHO
77, Wolfe, 1 out and runners on 1 and 2, now out
51, MacKintosh, out
9:26pm

T4
32, walks
82, out
22, safe at 1b, runner out at 2b
28, Matroni, with 2 out, runner on 1b, deep to rf, and out.
9:32pm

B4
22, single
Abbott, single, Giesbrecht running at 1b
14, Ian Fehrman, sac, runners to 2 and 3, 1 out
33, Steve Mullaley, nice triple and 2 RBI
9, Mayson, passed ball, safe at home, another run., Mayson, strikes out
8, Craig Crawford, out
3 runs, 2 hits, no errors
Canada lead 7-1
9:45pm


T5
Sean Whitten in to pitch for Canada
11, - conference, Mark Smith out, was it a balk?  called by base ump, Crawford explaining the rules to the home plate ump. single by no 11
25, out
41, called out, not happy
9, runner out at 2b rying to steal
9:55pm and its cooling down a bit
0 runs on one hit, 1 LOB, no errors

B5
19, Jeff Ellsworth, out at 1st
77, Ryan Wolfe, smacks one into midfield and is on 2b before anyone knows it
6, Kevin Schellenberg, grounds one down 1b line and scores Wolfe who was moving like a freight train.
That ends the ball game. Mercy.
8-1 for Canada
pardon me, the run ahead rule, its ISF
10:04pm

1
2
3
4
5
R
H
E
Argentina
1
0
0
0
0
1
3
1
Canada
3
0
1
3
1
8
11
0



Winning Pitcher: Todd Martin Losing Pitcher: Potolicchio Juan
IP
R
ER
ERA
H
K
BB
HP
TP
KP
BP
Canada
Todd Martin
4.0
1
1
1.75
2
3
2
1
65
40
25
Sean Whitten
1.0
0
0
0.00
1
3
0
0
17
11
6
Argentina
Potolicchio Juan
2.0
4
4
14.00
6
1
3
0
62
37
25
Montero Maximiliano
2.3
4
4
12.00
5
4
1
0
51
31
20



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