Italy, another victory over Canada in the Placement Round – OA Sport

Italy, another victory over Canada in the Placement Round – OA Sport
Italy, another victory over Canada in the Placement Round – OA Sport
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Second victory for Italy at the Under 18 Baseball World Cup, in the Placement Round underway in Florida. In Sarasota, the Azzurri beat Canada 3-2 in a game threatened by rain, which caused 10 minutes late as regards the start.

The first to give the opportunity to realize is also the future great showman of the game, Williams Wong. In the third inning, in fact, he is the one to realize the ability to understand Usselman’s throws and to realize, with a sacrificial sprint, an attack that ends with the point scored by Luciani for the 1-0.

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The Canadian reaction was immediate, with the fourth inning which saw Naylor draw double the 1-2 thanks to O’Rae and White’s home base runs. The blue redemption is ready with the Wong-Cornelli combination: one finds the single, the other from third base finishes the diamond round and is 2-2.

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The 3-2 comes in the last round, and again with Wong finding a brilliant single on Szabo, Usselman’s relief. Luciani scores again from the third, Cornelli goes from the second to the third, but the innings ends there. In the lower part, Taschin successfully detects Catellani and completes the victorious task, waiting for the last confrontation with Brazil.

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The article is in Italian

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