Thursday, August 25, 2016

Asia-Pacific Region Advances To International Championship Game With Victory Over Mexico Region

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Thursday was a great day for Seum Kwon, as he clubbed two home runs to carry Asia-Pacific to a 7-0 victory over Mexico at Lamade Stadium in six innings.

Six runs in the opening three innings allowed Asia-Pacific to easily put away Mexico. A solo home run by Kwon in the first inning and a three-run home run by Jaekyeong Kim and a two-run home run by Kwon during the second inning supplied the early offense for Asia-Pacific.

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Even in defeat, Gael Isaac Cortez played well for Mexico.

Isaac Cortez was hot from the plate for Mexico. Isaac Cortez went 1-2. He singled in the first inning.

Isaac Cortez was in control on the hill. Asia-Pacific managed just one hit off of the Mexico's pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five during his three innings of work.

Asia-Pacific hit three home runs in the win. Additional home runs for Asia-Pacific came when.

Sangheon Park recorded the win for Asia-Pacific. He pitched three shutout innings. He struck out nine, walked none and surrendered one hit.

Asia-Pacific was sparked by Kwon and Kim, who teamed up for three hits and six RBIs.

Victor Juarez was charged with the loss. He allowed seven runs in three innings, walked two and struck out seven.

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