Todd Cadenhead clubbed two home runs to carry the Canada (1-3) to a 30-15 win over the Scheels Sports Gene Were (0-2) at Oklahoma City, Okla. in five innings.
J. Yancey blasted two home runs for the Scheels Sports Gene Were. Yancey went 2-4 in the game with three RBIs and two runs scored. Yancey homered in the third and fifth innings.
Each team blasted the other's pitching, and there were 45 total runs and 43 hits during the game.
Twenty runs in the opening three innings allowed the Canada to easily put away the Scheels Sports Gene Were. A fielder's choice and a three-run home run by Cadenhead in the first inning and a groundout by Chris Parr, an error, a sacrifice fly by Tim Bentley, an RBI triple by Jeff Zanolli, a two-run home run by Cadenhead, an RBI double by Alain Blais, and an RBI single by Olivier Forrest during the second inning fueled the Canada's offense early.
Even though Parr allowed 15 runs over five innings he still recorded the victory, his first of the season. He struck out none, walked one and surrendered 20 hits.
The Canada pounded the Scheels Sports Gene Were pitching, as nine hitters combined for 21 hits, 26 RBIs and 26 runs scored.
Big Kountry couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Scheels Sports Gene Were, taking a loss. He allowed 20 runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked two and struck out none.