2015 WBSC XIV Men’s World Softball Championship
Dates: June 26 to July 5th, 2015
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Team Canada (8-0 Record)
Day 8 Results: Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Game #8 (Playoff Game #1) 8-3 Win vs. Australia
Canada Is Now Guaranteed A Medal
Team Canada Pitching Stats:
WP: Sean Cleary 4-0, 7IP, 3R, 3ER, 7H, 1HBP, 2BB, 12K
Team Canada Top Batters:
Stephen Mullaley 2-4, 2RBI
Mathieu Roy 1-2, 2R, BB
Jason Hill 1-3, R, 3R Home Run, HBP, 3RBI
Derek Mayson 1-3, Double, BB
Ryan Boland 1-3
Brad Ezekiel 1-4, 2R, RBI
Team Canada RUNS:
1R 1st: Mathieu Roy reached on an error to start the inning, advanced to second base on the play and With 2-Out: Stephen Mullaley singled to score Roy.
1R 3rd: Mathieu Roy led-off the inning with a single, advanced to second base on a pass ball, Brad Ezekiel reached on a fielder’s choice; Roy out 4U on the play and With 1-Out: Jeff Ellsworth reached on an error, Ezekiel advanced to third base on the play and later scored on a wild pitch.
3R 5th: Tied 2-2 Heading To The Bottom of the 3rd Inning: Mathieu Roy led-off the inning with a walk, With 1-Out: Jeff Ellsworth walked and With 2-Out: Jason Hill stepped to the plate and hit a 3R Home Run to give Canada a 5-2 lead.
3R 6th: Ryan Boland led-off the inning with a single, Bryan Abrey came on to pinch-run for Boland, Abrey advanced to second base on a pass ball, Andy Skelton walked, Brandon Horn came on to pinch run for Skelton, Mathieu Roy SAC allowed Abrey to advance to third base and Horn to advance to second base and With 1-Out: Brad Ezekiel singled to score Abrey, Horn advanced to third base on the play, Ezekiel advanced to second base on a pass ball, Jeff Ellsworth walked and Stephen Mullaley singled to score Horn and Ezekiel.
Next Game For Team Canada
Playoff Game #2: Saturday, July 4th vs. New Zealand 5:30pm CST (9:00pm NL)
The Winner Of Canada vs. New Zealand Will Earn A Direct Berth In The Gold Medal Game, While The Losing Team Will Need To Earn Its Spot Back After Playing The Team That Emerges From The Remaining Playoff Games.
Newfoundlanders Stats In Game 8 (Playoff Game 1)
C Ryan Boland 1-3
P Sean Cleary 4-0, 7IP, 3R, 3ER, 7H, 1HBP, 2BB, 12K
CF Brad Ezekiel 1-4, 2R, RBI
DP Jason Hill 1-3, R, 3R Home Run, HBP, 3RBI
1B Stephen Mullaley 2-4, 2RBI