WBSC XV Men’s World Softball Championship
Dates: July 07 to July 16, 2017
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon (Canada)
Day 9 Results: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Game #9 – Playoff Game #2 12-11 Loss vs. New Zealand
Wild & Wacky Game Between Familiar Foes
Team Canada Pitching Stats:
LP: Devon McCullough (Starter) 6.2IP, 7R, 10H, 5BB, 9K
Justin Schofield (In Relief) 0.1IP, 5R, 1H, 4BB, 0K
Team Canada Top Batters:
Brad Ezekiel 4-5, 2R, Double, 2R Home Run, 3RBI
Brandon Horn 3-5, 1R, 1RBI
Mathieu Roy 2-4, 3R, Double, 1HBP
Stephen Mullaley 2-5, 1R, Double, 1RBI
Team Canada RUNS:
2R 1st: Mathieu Roy was Hit-By-Pitch to start the inning and Brad Ezekiel hit a 2R Home Run to left-field.
7R 3rd: Tied 2-2 Heading To The Bottom Of The 3rd Inning: Brandon Horn led-off the inning with a single to right-field, Brad Ezekiel singled to centerfield, Horn advanced to third base on the play, Stephen Mullaley singled to centerfield to score Horn, Ezekiel advanced to third base on the play, Derek Mayson was Hit-By-Pitch to load the bases, Mark Johnson walked to score Ezekiel, Blake Hunter was Hit-By-Pitch to score Mullaley, Ryan Boland hit a SAC Fly to right-field to score Mayson, Johnson advanced to third base and Hunter advanced to second base on the play, With 1-Out: Kevin Schellenberg hit a SAC Fly to right-field to score Johnson, Hunter advanced to third base on the play and With 2-Out: Mathieu Roy doubled to left-field to score Hunter and Brandon Horn singled to right-field to score Roy.
1R 5th: Trailing 10-9 Heading To The Bottom Of The 5th Inning: Mathieu Roy led-off the inning with an infield hit, Roy advanced to second base on a wild pitch and With 1-Out: Brad Ezekiel doubled to right-field to score Roy.
1R 7th: Trailing 12-10 Heading To The Bottom Of The 7th Inning: Shane Boland was Hit-By-Pitch to start the inning, With 1-Out: Brandon Horn singled to centerfield, Shane Boland advanced to second base on the play and With 2-Out: Stephen Mullaley reached on an error to load the bases and Derek Mayson drew a bases loaded walk to score Shane Boland.
Next Game For Team Canada
Game #10: Playoff Game #3: Bronze Medal Game: Sunday, July 16, 2017 vs. Australia at 5:30pm (NL Time).
Bronze Medal Game Between Canada & Australia.
The Winner Will Advance To The Gold Medal Game Against New Zealand, While The Loser Will Come Away With A Bronze Medal.
Newfoundlanders Stats In Game #9 – Playoff Game #2
Ryan Boland (Goulds)
Shane Boland (Goulds)
0-0, 1R, 1HBP
Sean Cleary (Harbour Main)
Did Not Play
Brad Ezekiel (Harbour Main)
4-5, 2R, Double, 2R HR, 3RBI
Stephen Mullaley (Freshwater)
2-5, 1R, Double, 1RBI
Colin Walsh (Petty Harbour)
Did Not Play
John Hill (St. John’s) & Les Howey (Conception Bay) are Assistant Coaches with Team Canada.