|Finnegan leads Team USA past Cuba, 1-0|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 20 July 2013 18:02|
Finnegan struck out seven and walked one.
Cuban starter Norge Ruiz allowed three hits in 7 1-3 innings. He struck out 11 and walked two.
The U.S. scored in the fourth inning. Trea Turner and Alex Bregman led off with singles, and Kyle Schwarber's fielder's choice moved Turner to third with one out. Oregon State's Michael Conforto hit an 0-2 pitch deep enough to left field for a sacrifice fly to score Turner.
The Americans opened the series Thursday night with a 2-1 victory in 11 innings in Des Moines, Iowa, and won 3-2 in 10 innings Friday night in Omaha. Game 4 is Monday night in Cary, N.C., and the finale is Tuesday night in Durham, N.C.