Curacao watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 14-0 loss to Republic of Korea on Saturday. Republic of Korea took the lead on a double in the first inning.
The Curacao struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Republic of Korea, giving up 14 runs.
Republic of Korea got things started in the first inning when Changhwan Yong doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
One bright spot for Curacao was a single by Erwinson Martha in the third inning.
Sihu Oh pitched Republic of Korea to victory. He allowed zero hits and zero runs over two innings, striking out six and walking zero. Joel Kim threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Rushently Mills took the loss for Curacao. He went two innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits, striking out three and walking zero.
Asher Neves and Martha all had one hit to lead Curacao. Curacao didn't commit a single error in the field. Gurshen Mogen had four chances in the field, the most on the team.
Republic of Korea saw the ball well today, racking up 19 hits in the game. Taehoon Lee, Dowoo Yi, Hanjun Ryu, Geonoh Song, and Yong each collected multiple hits for Republic of Korea.Republic of Korea was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Minjae Kim made the most plays with six.
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