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Team Mexico

Sergio Romo #54 of Mexico throws a pitch against the United States during the World Baseball Classic First Round Group D game at Chase Field on March 8, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants’ Romo Pitches Perfect 9th, Mexico Defeats Team USA At WBC

Mexico rebounded from a disappointing opening loss with a decisive 5-2 win over the Americans in Pool D of the World Baseball Classic on Friday.


Relief pitcher Sergio Romo #54 of Mexico pitches against Italy during the ninth inning of the World Baseball Classic First Round Group D game. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Romo Blows Save, Takes Loss In WBC Opener For Mexico

Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run double off San Francisco Giants closer Sergio Romo in the ninth inning and Jason Grilli escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom half to help Italy rally to beat Mexico 6-5 in the opening game of Pool D in the World Baseball Classic on Thursday.



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