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    And now we are leading 4-1 against Cuba in the 5th.
    Note that all games on these last two days are shortened to 7 innings, because of the many rain outs. So only 3 defensive innings for Cuba left.
    Last edited by hwede; 10-13-2011 at 08:19 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hwede View Post
    And now we are leading 4-1 against Cuba in the 5th.
    Note that all games on these last two days are shortened to 7 innings, because of the many rain outs. So only 3 defensive innings for Cuba left.
    Harry...we have BEATEN Cuba 4-1

    This is comparable to the USA beating the USSR in hockey at Lake Placid, 1980...
    Man, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SDL View Post
    Harry...we have BEATEN Cuba 4-1

    This is comparable to the USA beating the USSR in hockey at Lake Placid, 1980...
    Wow better this is like Villanova beating georgetown. Good for the Dutch I just hope they don't beat the U.S. oh wait

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    We are in the gold-medal game now. There can be a three-way tie for places 1 and 2, but as far as I can figure it out, the Netherlands will always be in there !!!
    Note: Cuba has to win both games tomorrow (against Canada and Panama) to qualify for the final.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hwede View Post
    We are in the gold-medal game now. There can be a three-way tie for places 1 and 2, but as far as I can figure it out, the Netherlands will always be in there !!!
    Note: Cuba has to win both games tomorrow (against Canada and Panama) to qualify for the final.
    This will be our first medal!
    Man, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SDL View Post
    Harry...we have BEATEN Cuba 4-1

    This is comparable to the USA beating the USSR in hockey at Lake Placid, 1980...
    To be honest. Not even close. That would be the case if we beat a star studded MLB Dominican republic side twice during the wbc.

    We've beaten the cubans before. Even at the olympics (followed by probably the underachievement of the century. Loosing to South Africa). They are hard to beat, but stil beatable. When we play 10 games, we probably will win 2 ..

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    Martin...we've got a silver at the very least This is the best we've ever done! This WILL rank up there with the 2009 WBC!
    Man, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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    Martin...we've got a silver at the very least This is the best we've ever done! This WILL rank up there with the 2009 WBC!
    Yes. Incredible and very proud. The win was deserved according to the IBAF website.

    Let's hope they can do it again on sunday !

    Martin

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    Congrats to the Dutch. U guys deserve it.

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    And the final will be live on national television ! Looking forward to it !

    Martin

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    With Cuba leading Canada 7-0 in the fifth it looks like you will be playing the Cubans.

    All the best!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GijsZepa View Post
    And the final will be live on national television ! Looking forward to it !

    Martin
    Great news. Viva honkbal.

    I was very pleased, too, to read Paula's inside account of the tournament. Good stuff. Rest assured, at least one German-American was rooting for Germany. I thought their performance confirmed that they're well-deserving of that WBC invitation.

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    Gold medal game will be the Netherlands vs Cuba.
    Bronze will be the USA and Canada.
    Fifth will be Australia vs Korea.
    And fighting it out for seventh will be Venzuela and Panama.
    Last edited by brewcrew82; 10-15-2011 at 05:04 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brewcrew82 View Post
    Gold medal game will be the Netherlands vs Cuba.
    Bronze will be the USA and Canada.
    Fifth will be Australia vs Korea.
    And fighting it out for seventh will be Venzuela and Panama.
    No matter how the game turns out tomorrow, you can bet that I am pround of my fellow Diutchmen
    Last edited by brewcrew82; 10-15-2011 at 05:04 PM.
    Man, do I *HATE* the Yankees!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rally Monkey View Post
    Great news. Viva honkbal.

    I was very pleased, too, to read Paula's inside account of the tournament. Good stuff. Rest assured, at least one German-American was rooting for Germany. I thought their performance confirmed that they're well-deserving of that WBC invitation.
    They played well. with a little more luck they could have win a couple of games.
    It's good for european baseball

    Martin

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    Quote Originally Posted by SDL View Post
    No matter how the game turns out tomorrow, you can bet that I am pround of my fellow Diutchmen
    You have every right to. Enjoy the moment!
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    Venezuela beat Panama 8-3 to finish in seventh spot and Australia beat South Korea 3-2 to get 5th.
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    We beat them. We Beat the Cubans twice.
    WORLDCHAMPIONS !!!!!
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    The Dutch did it!!!! 2-1 over Cuba in the gold medal game.

    Go crazy my Dutch friends, you have every right to be beaming with pride!!
    RIP - HGF [1937-2009]

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwede View Post
    We beat them. We Beat the Cubans twice.
    WORLDCHAMPIONS !!!!!
    Wow. Congratulations.

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