Team USA won baseball’s world cup. After losing their first two games, they won the next 14 including the gold medal game, a 10-5 win over Cuba. It was an Omaha Royal who provided a big hit. 2nd basemen Tug Hulett hit a go-ahead home run that put the US up 5-4 in that final game.
The Minnesota Twins play a doubleheader today with Detroit, two back behind the Tigers. Former Husker Brian Duensing starts the second game tonight. The lefty is 5-0 in eight starts this year and shut out Detroit through 6.1 innings back on the 18th.