2006 World Baseball Classic – Pool C

Pool C of the First Round of the 2006 World Baseball Classic was held at Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico from March 7 to 10, 2006.

Pool C was a round-robin tournament. Each team played the other three teams once, with the top two teams advancing to Pool 2.

StandingsEdit

Rk
Team
W L HTH RA IPD RA/9
1   Puerto Rico 3 0
2   Cuba 2 1
3   Netherlands 1 2
4   Panama 0 3

NOTE: Tiebreaker notes: HTH − Head-to-head. RA − Runs against. IPD − Innings the team pitched. RA/9 − The index of (RA*9)/IPD.

ResultsEdit

Puerto Rico 2, Panama 1Edit

March 7 20:00 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Panama 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
  Puerto Rico 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 2 5 0
WP: José Santiago (1–0)   LP: Manny Acosta (0–1)   Sv: Fernando Cabrera (1)
Home runs:
PAN: None
PUR: Alex Ríos (1)
Attendance: 19,043 (105.8%)
Umpires: HP − Tom Hallion, 1B − James Hoye, 2B − Kevin Causey, 3B − Ian McCabe
Boxscore

Cuba 8, Panama 6Edit

March 8 14:00 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
  Cuba 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 8 11 0
  Panama 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 6 10 0
WP: Yunesky Maya (1–0)   LP: Jorge Cortez (0–1)   Sv: Yadel Martí (1)
Home runs:
CUB: Yulieski Gourriel (1)
PAN: Rubén Rivera (1)
Attendance: 6,129 (34.1%)
Umpires: HP − Adam Dowdy, 1B − Chad Fairchild, 2B − Rob Drake, 3B − Leone Pierfranco
Boxscore

Puerto Rico 8, Netherlands 3Edit

March 8 20:30 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Puerto Rico 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 8 14 4
  Netherlands 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 1
WP: Orlando Román (1–0)   LP: Jair Jurrjens (0–1)
Home runs:
PUR: Javy López (1), Iván Rodríguez (1), Carlos Beltrán (1)
NED: None
Attendance: 15,570 (86.5%)
Umpires: HP − Kevin Causey, 1B − Tom Hallion, 2B − James Hoye, 3B − Ian McCabe
Boxscore

Cuba 11, Netherlands 2Edit

March 9 20:00 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Cuba 2 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 1 11 16 1
  Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 3
WP: Ormari Romero (1–0)   LP: Diego Markwell (0–1)   Sv: Yadel Martí (2)
Home runs:
CUB: Yoandry Garlobo (1), Osmani Urrutia (1)
NED: None
Attendance: 7,657 (42.5%)
Umpires: HP − Chad Fairchild, 1B − Rob Drake, 2B − Adam Dowdy, 3B − Leone Pierfranco
Boxscore

Netherlands 10, Panama 0Edit

March 10 14:00 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Netherlands 5 0 1 1 3 0 0 X X 10 16 0
  Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X X 0 0 2
WP: Shairon Martis (1–0)   LP: Miguel Gómez (0–1)
Attendance: 6,337 (35.2%)
Umpires: HP − James Hoye, 1B − Kevin Causey, 2B − Tom Hallion, 3B − Ian McCabe
Notes: Completed early due to 10–run mercy rule after 7 innings.
Shairon Martis threw a No-hitter.
Boxscore

Puerto Rico 12, Cuba 2Edit

March 10 20:30 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Puerto Rico 0 2 0 5 5 0 0 X X 12 10 2
  Cuba 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 X X 2 5 1
WP: Dicky Gonzalez (1–0)   LP: Luis Borroto (0–1)
Home runs:
PUR: Bernie Williams (1), Alex Cintrón (1), Carlos Beltrán (2)
CUB: None
Attendance: 19,736 (109.6%)
Umpires: HP − Rob Drake, 1B − Adam Dowdy, 2B − Chad Fairchild, 3B − Leone Pierfranco
Notes: Completed early due to 10–run mercy rule after 7 innings.
Boxscore

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