Friday, August 19, 2016

Asia-Pacific Region Holds Off Caribbean Region, 3-0

Minho Choi went 2-2, sparking Asia-Pacific to a 3-0 victory in six innings over Caribbean on Friday at Volunteer Stadium.

Junho Jeong kept contact to a minimum, striking out 10 Caribbean batters. Asia-Pacific's pitcher tossed four innings of shutout ball and allowed only three hits.

A bright spot for Caribbean in the defeat was Jurrangelo Cijntje, who allowed only two runs while striking out six.

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Cijntje took the loss for Caribbean.

Asia-Pacific closer Sangheon Park put away the final six outs to record the save.

Asia-Pacific didn't relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the first inning when it scored on.

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