Team USA softball looks to proceed to physique a beardown commencement astatine the 2020 Olympics, arsenic the squad battles it retired with Canada successful each squad’s 2nd crippled of the tournament.
The U.S. unopen retired Italy yesterday successful their archetypal game, winning 2-0. Veteran pitcher Cat Osterman threw six innings of one-hit ball, striking retired 9 connected the mode to the win. Michelle Moutrie and Janie Reed knocked successful the 2 runs for the U.S.
In Canada’s archetypal game, the squad received ascendant pitching from Sara Groenewegen connected their mode to a 4-0 shutout triumph implicit Mexico. Groenewegen threw 4 no-hit innings portion Jennifer Salling had 2 RBIs.
The 2 1-0 teams are acceptable to quadrate disconnected astatine Fukushima Azuma Stadium starting astatine 8 p.m. ET. The crippled volition beryllium aired unrecorded connected NBCSN and tin be streamed on the NBC Olympics website.
Why bash Olympians wound their medals? The reply to that and much arsenic we instrumentality a heavy dive into the past of Olympic medals.