Paco Reyes Cup - Canada vs. Cuba
Published by Gilles LeBlanc
Published on August 05, 2013
(Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) The Canadian Senior Women's National Team was blanked 6-0 by Cuba in their second game of the Paco Reyes Cup in Puerto Rico. Cuban pitcher Yumory Pacheco fired a shutout, scattering six hits and striking out six. Yanita Aviles had a double, two singles and drove in two runs, while Minielli Heredia added a two-run double in the top of the sixth for Cuba.
Sara Hopwood (Surrey, BC) had two singles for Canada, with Joey Lye (Toronto, ON) providing a double and Megan Timpf (Port Dover, ON), Jen Yee (North Delta, BC) and Erika Polidori (Brantford, ON) each adding a hit.
Sara Plourde (Fredericton, NB) took the loss in the pitcher's circle, allowing two runs - one earned - on three hits and two walks with six strikeouts in four innings. Jocelyn Cater (Delta, BC) pitched three innings of relief, allowing four runs - two of them earned - on four hits and two walks with one strikeout.
Box Score and play-by-play: Cuba 6 vs. Canada 0
Canada will take on Argentina at 3:00pm EDT followed by the United States at 5:00pm EDT on Tuesday.
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