Team USA's thrilling play at the plate saves run, gives them second Olympic softball victory

Team USA's thrilling play at the plate saves run, gives them second Olympic softball victory

Team USA's thrilling play at the plate saves run, gives them second Olympic softball victory The US has yet to lose a softball game during the Olympics Team USA softball pulled out a thrilling 1-0 victory against Canada on Thursday at the Tokyo Olympics. The Americans were leading 1-0 in the sixth inning when Monica Abbott walked Jen Gilbert to start the frame. Sara Groenewegen stepped up to the plate and lined a pitch into the right-center field gap. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Haylie McCleney fielded the ball and threw it to the cut-off fielder Ali Aguilar. She fired the ball to catcher Aubree Munro, who tagged pinch-runner Joey Lye out at the plate. The incredible play took the wind out of Canada’s sails and helped the U.S. get the victory. "It's fun to be on the mound to watch that," Abbott said. "I don't want to give up a hit like that, but, man oh man, it took a lot of confidence in me on our defense." IOC'S MEDAL-STAND PROTEST BAN ABOUT ORGANIZATION'S CONTROL, TOMMIE …
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