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No. 6 Canada defeats No. 13 Mexico 6-4 at U-18 World Cup qualifier

13/09/2014

Canada (6-1) vs. Cuba (5-2) for date with USA in gold medal finale.

LA PAZ, Mexico – Canada went into the lion’s den to beat host-country Mexico 6-4 before a 3,500 sold-out crowd at Arturo C. Nahl Stadium on Friday night in the penultimate contest before the conclusion of the opening round-robin of the U-18 Pan-American Championship.

Canada and Mexico helped produce an electric atmosphere with passionate cheers of support for the home country.

Both Canada and Mexico had five wins and one loss going into battle.

Current Standings

  1. USA 7-0
  2. Canada 6-1
  3. Mexico 5-2
  4. Cuba 5-2
  5. Panama 4-3
  6. Brazil 3-4
  7. Guatemala 1-6
  8. Aregentina 1-7
  9. Ecuador 0-7

Canada and Cuba will face-off against each other tonight for the right to play the U.S. in the gold medal finale.

The elite 18U Americas Championship also serves as a qualifier for the WBSC’s 2015 U-18 Baseball World Cup in Japan.

The nine-nation Pan-American Championship opened on Sept. 5 and will conclude on Sunday, Sept. 14.

BROADCAST

All games played at Arturo C. Nahl Stadium in La Paz will be shown live on National TV in Mexico courtesy of Cable Sports TVC Deportes. Global audiences can access a live stream of the televised games by visiting: internetv.tv

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See related article from Baseball Canada: 18U Pan Ams: Canada defeats Mexico in wild-one

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