Two and out for Canada

On Saturday they provided the fans at Toronto’s Rogers Centre with a taste of what last gasp baseball was all about, on Monday they took their last gasp.

Team Canada has struck out at the World Baseball Classic, after a shocking 6-2 defeat at the bats and gloves and stellar pitching of the Italian squad, a group for the most part made up of mainly semi pro players who seek out regular jobs in Italy, in order to live their version of the baseball dream on the weekends.

Canada which on Saturday battled back with that usual never say die attitude, only to lose a heart breaker against a rather deep American line up, never seemed to be able to muster up that same emotion for its must win game against the Italians…

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