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Aug, 2022

Game Fifteen: Greensboro, NC 9, Monterrey, MX 8

Game Fifteen: Greensboro, NC 9, Monterrey, MX 8

With elimination on the line, Greensboro, NC and Monterrey, MX battled in an eleven-inning showdown.

Monterrey scored first on a bases-loaded single to take a 2-0 lead in the top of the first.

Greensboro claimed the lead in the bottom of the same inning. A single got Greensboro on the board. A walk tied the game 2-2. A reach on an error provided another scoring opportunity for Greensboro to take a 3-2 lead.

They extended their lead in the bottom of the second. An error by Monterrey’s catcher and a wild pitch made the score 5-2.

A sacrifice bunt by Jordan Saunders gave Greensboro a lead with a score of 6-2 in the bottom of the third.

In the bottom of the fifth, a sacrifice fly brought in Greensboro’s seventh run.

Monterrey evened the score in the top of the sixth inning. The scoring started with a fielder’s choice in the beginning of the inning. A triple by Humberto Cruz Guajardo put Monterrey one run shy of tying the game. A single tied the game at 7-7.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Ian McMillan of Greensboro hit a line drive triple to regain the lead with an 8-7 score.

Monterrey was not far behind, scoring on an error to retie the game at eight runs apiece.

Both teams’ defenses played hard with no runs scored by either team from the bottom of the seventh to the top of the eleventh.

Greensboro claimed the win to advance in the World Series with a walk-off by Ian McMillan with a final score of 9-8.

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