Astros Minor Leaguer In World Cup

By MIKE TAUSER, Farmstros
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(credit: Oklahoma City RedHawks)

(credit: Oklahoma City RedHawks)

 

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Van Hekken leads Team USA to 2nd Round

 
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Photo by Oklahoma City RedHawks. Used with permission

Team USA needed a strong outing from Andy Van Hekken Monday afternoon in Panama, and they got it. Van Hekken allowed five singles and no runs in eight innings facing only three batters over the minimum as Team USA knocked off host Panama at Rod Carew Stadium 5-0. The victory allowed Team USA to advance to the second round of the Baseball World Cup. They will next face Cuba Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.(Minute Maid Park time)

Van Hekken picked up two of Team USA’s four victories in the first round of the competition. MORE>>

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