October2006

USA continues to roll with5-0 win over Mexico

October 6, 2006

Hermosillo, Mexico


USA continues to roll with5-0 win over Mexico

 

Hermosillo, Mexico---The USA Softball Men’s National Team rolledto a 5-0 victory over host Mexico at the 2006 Men’s Pan American SoftballChampionships on Thursday night. With the win, the U.S.improves to 6-2 in round-robin competition with one game remaining on Fridayagainst Puerto Rico.

 

Paul Algar (Lexington, Ill.had another solid performance in the circle for the United States and recorded hissecond shutout of the championship. In six innings of work, Algar allowed justtwo hits while striking out 11 of the 23 batters he faced. Tony Peeples (San Miguel, Calif.pitched the final inning and held Mexico hitless while striking outtwo.

 

The U.S. broke thescoreless tie in the bottom of the second inning after Chad Boom (Barnesville, Minn.) ledoff with a single and scored on a single by Sonny Perkins (St. Michaels, Ariz.).Luis Joglar (Fairview, NJfollowed Perkins with a single that plated Landy Rodriguez (West Haverstraw, NJ) who reached after being hit by a pitch.

 

It was Boom once again that got things started for the U.S.in the bottom of the fourth inning when he led off with a walk. Rodriguezfollowed with a single that advanced Boom to second and into scoring position.A double by Joglar brought both runners around to score and gave the U.S. a4-0 advantage.

 

In the fifth inning the Red, White and Blue added an insurance runwithout recording a hit. Omar Moraga (Tucson Ariz.) led off the inning with awalk, stole second base and then scored on two consecutive pass balls for a 5-0lead.

 

The U.S. completesround-robin play on Friday at 9 p.m. versus Puerto Ricoand will begin the playoffs on Saturday.

 

 

Box Score

                      2006 Men''s Pan American Championship
                            Mexico vs United States
                  Oct 05, 2006 at Hermosillo, Mexico (Mexico)

Mexico 0

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
------------------------------------------------------
Berrones, Hottero dh.....  3  0  2  0   0  0  0  0   0
Rivera, Roel rf..........  3  0  0  0   0  2  0  0   1
Paura, Raymundo 1b.......  2  0  0  0   0  1  8  0   0
Prishker, Gustard 3b.....  2  0  0  0   0  1  1  1   1
Lopez, Victor c..........  3  0  0  0   0  1  5  1   2
Cota, Diego cf...........  2  0  0  0   1  1  1  1   1
Vela, Manuel lf..........  3  0  0  0   0  3  1  0   0
Rodriguez, Luis ss.......  3  0  0  0   0  3  0  3   0
Trausto, Miguel 2b.......  3  0  0  0   0  1  2  4   1
Valdez, Pantilo p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 24  0  2  0   1 13 18 10   6

United States 5 (6-2)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
------------------------------------------------------
Miljavac, Chris cf.......  2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   1
Magnusson, Kyle rf.......  3  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   2
Moraga, Omar ss..........  1  1  1  0   2  0  0  0   0
DeGroat, Frank c.........  3  0  0  0   0  1 13  0   1
Boom, Chad 1b............  2  2  1  0   1  0  5  0   0
Rodriguez, Landy 3b......  2  2  1  0   0  1  1  1   0
Perkins, Sonny dh........  3  0  1  1   0  1  0  0   0
Joglar, Luis lf..........  2  0  2  3   0  0  1  0   0
 Goring, Lucas ph........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Miller, Blake 2b.........  3  0  1  0   0  1  0  3   0
Algar, Paul p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Peeples, Tony p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 22  5  7  4   3  4 21  4   4

Score by Innings                  R  H  E
-----------------------------------------
Mexico.............. 000 000 0 -  0  2  0
United States....... 020 210 X -  5  7  1
-----------------------------------------

E - Boom(3). DP - Mexico 1. LOB - Mexico 6; USA 4. 2B - Joglar(4);
Miller(2). HBP - Paura; Prishker; Miljavac; Rodriguez. SB - Moraga(2).

Mexico                 IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
-----------------------------------------------
Valdez, Pantilo.....  6.0  7  5  4  3  4 22 27

United States          IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
-----------------------------------------------
Algar, Paul.........  6.0  2  0  0  0 11 21 23
Peeples, Tony.......  1.0  0  0  0  1  2  3  4

Win - Algar (2-0).  Loss - Valdez ().  Save - None.
HBP - by Valdez (Rodriguez); by Algar (Prishker); by Valdez (Miljavac); by Algar
(Paura). PB - Lopez 3; DeGroat(6).
Umpires -
Start:   Time:   Attendance:
Game: GAME08


Play-by-Play

                      2006 Men''s Pan American Championship
                     Mexico vs United States - Play-by-Play
                  Oct 05, 2006 at Hermosillo, Mexico (Mexico)


Score by Innings                  R  H  E
-----------------------------------------
Mexico.............. 000 000 0 -  0  2  0
United States....... 020 210 X -  5  7  1
-----------------------------------------

Mexico starters: 10/dh Berrones; 11/rf Rivera; 15/1b Paura; 24/3b Prishker;
13/c Lopez; 16/cf Cota; 26/lf Vela; 20/ss Rodriguez; 22/2b Trausto; 1/p Valdez;
United States starters: 12/cf Miljavac; 5/rf Magnusson; 4/ss Moraga; 23/c
DeGroat; 16/1b Boom; 22/3b Rodriguez; 18/dh Perkins; 10/lf Joglar; 1/2b Miller;
11/p Algar;

Mexico 1st - Berrones reached on an error by 1b. Berrones advanced to
second on a passed ball. Rivera struck out. Paura grounded out to 3b. Prishker
flied out to rf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

United States 1st - Miljavac grounded out to ss. Magnusson flied out to
lf. Moraga singled. Moraga advanced to second on a passed ball. DeGroat
grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Mexico 2nd - Lopez grounded out to 2b. Cota struck out. Vela struck out.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

United States 2nd - Boom singled. Rodriguez hit by pitch; Boom advanced
to second. Perkins singled, RBI; Rodriguez advanced to second; Boom scored.
Joglar singled, RBI; Perkins advanced to second; Rodriguez scored. Miller
popped up to 3b; Perkins out at second 3b to 2b. Miljavac grounded out to 2b.
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Mexico 3rd - Rodriguez struck out looking. Trausto struck out. Berrones
singled. Rivera popped up to 1b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

United States 3rd - Magnusson grounded out to 2b. Moraga walked. DeGroat
hit into double play ss to 2b to 1b; Moraga out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits,
0 errors, 0 LOB.

Mexico 4th - Paura struck out looking. Prishker hit by pitch. Lopez
grounded out to 2b; Prishker advanced to second. Cota popped up to 3b. 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

United States 4th - Boom walked. Rodriguez singled; Boom advanced to
second. Perkins popped up to 1b. Joglar doubled, 2 RBI; Rodriguez scored; Boom
scored. Miller doubled; Joglar advanced to third, out at home cf to c. Miljavac
hit by pitch. Magnusson grounded out to c. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2
LOB.

Mexico 5th - Vela struck out. Rodriguez struck out. Trausto flied out to
lf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

United States 5th - Moraga walked. Moraga stole second. Moraga advanced
to third on a passed ball. Moraga scored on a passed ball, unearned. DeGroat
struck out. Boom flied out to cf. Rodriguez struck out. 1 run, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Mexico 6th - Berrones singled. Rivera struck out. Paura hit by pitch;
Berrones advanced to second. Prishker struck out looking. Lopez struck out
looking. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

United States 6th - Perkins struck out. Goring pinch hit for Joglar.
Goring grounded out to 2b. Miller struck out. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Mexico 7th - Joglar to lf for Goring. Peeples to p for Algar. Cota
walked. Vela struck out. Rodriguez struck out. Trausto grounded out to 2b. 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
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