Tournament Schedule – VI ENEOS Women’s Baseball World Cup 2014 – Miyazaki, Japan – USA Baseball Women’s National Team (WNT) – usabaseball.com

Sept. 1-7 WBSC Women’s World Cup   Miyazaki, Japan    
Sept. 1 vs. Chinese Taipei Ivy Stadium Miyazaki, Japan 1:30 a.m.  
Sept. 2 vs. Netherlands Sun Marine Miyazaki, Japan 12:30 a.m.  
Sept. 3 vs. Canada Sun Marine Miyazaki, Japan 12:30 a.m.  
Sept. 4 Second Round   Miyazaki, Japan TBA  
Sept. 5 Second Round   Miyazaki, Japan TBA  
Sept. 6 Second Round   Miyazaki, Japan TBA  
Sept. 7 Medal Round   Miyazaki, Japan TBA

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Giants Take 3 Out Of 4 From Rockies As Petit Sets Record

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third straight win.

Petit (4-3) got the first eight Colorado hitters, establishing the mark by striking out Charlie Culberson. That broke Mark Buehrle’s record of 45 straight with the Chicago White Sox in 2009.

Petit’s streak covered eight games, six of them in relief. He also surpassed Jim Barr’s NL record of 41 in a row with the Giants in 1972.

The announced sellout crowd of 41,017 at AT&T Park gave Petit a standing ovation after he fanned Culberson. The string ended two pitches later when the next batter, Rockies starter Jordan Lyles, doubled to left field. Charlie Blackmon followed with a single to drive in Colorado’s only run.

Petit, a 29-year-old journeyman from Venezuela…

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Dozens Of Students Take In San Francisco Giants Game At AT&T Park, Many For First Time

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Originally posted on CBS San Francisco:

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – More than a hundred students from the Tenderloin neighborhood were treated to a San Francisco Giants game on Thursday at AT&T Park, thanks to the Lefty O’Doul’s Foundation For Kids.

Lefty O’Doul’s Foundation For Kids President and Founder Nick Bovis said the goal is to make every day Kids Day. “It all started when Lefty O’Doul was with Babe Ruth on a ship to Japan where Babe told him, if it wasn’t for baseball, I’d be in the cemetery or penitentiary,” he said.

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In 1927, in order to stop O’Doul from tossing so many baseballs to children in the left-field bleachers, San Francisco Seals owner Charlie Graham agreed to sponsor Kids Day, where youngsters were admitted to the ballgame…

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