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Colombia Wins Gold, Peru Bronze at South American Championships

CUIABÁ, Brazil – No. 46 Peru claimed the bronze medal at the 13th South American Championships by defeating No. 29 Argentina 6-2.

This was a big win for the program and helped avenge an earlier round loss. In the opening round, Argentina defeated Peru 23-2. Argentina was the three-time defending champs of the event.

In the gold medal game, No. 19 Colombia defeated No. 15 Brazil to claim the championship. With the win Colombia earned the last spot in the 2015 Pan-American Games to be held in Toronto later this year.

With a 6-4 win, Colombia finished the tournament with an undefeated 6-0 record.

Photo courtesy IBAF.org

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Brazil Faces Colombia in 13th South American Baseball Championship Final

CUIABÁ, Brazil – Host No. 15 Brazil made it to the final of the 13th South American Baseball Championship and will face off with No. 19 Colombia.

Colombia knocked out Peru in the first semifinal by a score of 16-0. Brazil then took care of Argentina 4-2 to face off with Colombia in the championship.

In the opening round Colombia defeated Brazil. The winner of this final game will secure the final spot to the 2015 Pan-Am Games in Toronto later this year.

Peru and Argentina will face off in the bronze medal game. Argentina won their first meeting 23-2.

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Colombia Defeats Host Brazil at 13th South American Baseball Championships

CUIABÁ, Brazil – Colombia took the lead in the standings of the 13th South American Baseball Championships with an 8-3 victory over host Brazil on Tuesday. It was Brazil’s first loss of the tournament, while Colombia remained undefeated.

In other action on Tuesday Argentina blew out Peru 23-2. Argentina remains in third place with a 2-2 record.

13th South American Baseball Championship Standings:

1. Colombia 3-0
2. Brazil 2-1
3. Argentina 2-2
4. Peru 1-2
5. Bolivia 0-3

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The 13th South American Baseball Championships Open in Brazil

CUIABÁ, Brazil – The 13th South American Baseball Championships kicked off this week in Brazil. Competing are five South American teams with the winner gaining the final open spot for the 2015 Pan-Am Games coming up later this year in Toronto.

Competing for the final spot is No. 15 Brazil, No. 19 Colombia, No. 29 Argentina, No. 46 Peru, and No. 69 Bolivia. A total of fourteen games will crown the champion with the final coming up this weekend on Saturday March 7.

Day 1 of the tournament saw host Brazil down Peru 15-5 and Argentina shutting out Bolivia 21-0. Day 2 saw the two winners on Day 1 facing off in what turned out to be a great game with Brazil downing Argentina 2-1. Colombia also got in the win column with a 15-0 six inning win over Bolivia.

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Argentina wins X South American Championship

Gauchos shut out Ecuador 5-0 in Gold Medal Game

Argentina has won the X South American Baseball Championship at the Ezaiza National Stadium in Buenos Aires. They shut out Ecuador 5-0 in the Gold Medal Game on Saturday to capture the title. Federico Tanco pitched a complete game in the rain to lead the way. Jacinto Cipriota was the main player on offense, highlighting his performance with a two-run triple in the eighth.

It is the second South American title for Argentina after winning in 2004. Brazil finished in third place after beating Chile 10-0 in the Bronze Medal Game on Saturday morning. Already on Friday Peru had stopped Bolivia 5-2 to end up in fifth place. The next South American Championship is scheduled for 2012 in Santiago de Chile.

Final Standings:
1) Argentina
2) Ecuador
3) Brazil
4) Chile
5) Peru
6) Bolivia

Individual Awards:
Best Catcher: Jean Delgado (Ecuador)
Best First Baseman: Ignacio Castro (Chile)
Best Second Baseman: David Rosario (Ecuador)
Best Third Baseman: Gabriel Sansó (Argentina)
Best Shortstop: Javier Sommerville (Chile)
Best Left Fielder: Diego Pérez (Ecuador)
Best Center Fielder: Daniel Shimura (Brazil)
Best Right Fielder: Mauricio Nagahashi (Argentina)

Most Runs Scored: David Rosario (Ecuador)
Most RBI: Jean Delgado (Ecuador)
Most Stolen Bases: Mauricio Nagahashi (Argentina)
Best Slugger: Jean Tome (Brazil)
Best Hitter: Ariel Frigo (Brazil) .563 AVG
Best Slugging Percentage: Ariel Frigo (Brazil) .875 SLG

Most Wins: Pablo Ossandon (Chile), 2 Wins
Best Earned Run Average: Jun Sato (Brazil) 0.00 ERA

Best Pitcher Finals: Federico Tanco (Argentina)
MVP of the Finals: Federico Tanco (Argentina)

Courtesy IBAF.org

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