Baseball at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Baseball
at the XVI Pan American Games
Baseball pictogram.svg
Venue Pan American Baseball Stadium
Dates October 19 – October 25
Competitors 190 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«2007 2015»

Baseball at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara was held between October 19 and 25, 2011. All games were played at the Pan American Baseball Stadium in Lagos de Moreno. Pan American baseball is competed by men only, while women compete in the similar sport of softball. Each team can enter a team of 24 athletes for a maximum of 192 competitors for this tournament.[1] The tournament was played using designated hitter rules.[1] The draw for the competition took place in July 2011, in which the eight teams were drawn into two groups of four.[2]

Cuba were the defending champions from the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, defeating the United States 3–1.

Canada won the gold medal defeating the United States 2–1 in the gold medal game.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Canada 1 0 0 1
2 United States 0 1 0 1
3 Cuba 0 0 1 1
Total 1 1 1 3

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's  Canada (CAN)
Andrew Albers
Cole Armstrong
Chris Bisson
Shawn Bowman
Nick Bucci
Michael Crouse
Emerson Frostad
Mark Hardy
Jimmy Henderson
Shawn Hill
Jay Johnson
Mike Johnson
Chris Kissock
Brock Kjeldgaard
Marcus Knecht
Kyle Lotzkar
Jonathan Malo
Dustin Molleken
Scott Richmond
Chris Robinson
Jamie Romak
Tim Smith
Skyler Stromsmoe
Jimmy Van Ostrand
 United States (USA)
Pete Andrelczyk
Jeff Beliveau
Brett Carroll
Justin Cassel
Matt Clark
Jordan Danks
Chuckie Fick
Jim Gallagher
Andrew Garcia
Tuffy Gosewisch
Brett Jackson
Jeff Marquez
James McCann
Tommy Mendonca
Jordy Mercer
Scott Patterson
A. J. Pollock
Todd Redmond
Matt Shoemaker
Drew Smyly
Joe Thurston
Chad Tracy
Andy Van Hekken
Randy Williams
 Cuba (CUB)
José Abreu
Yosvany Alarcon
Freddy Alvarez
Erisbel Arruebarruena
Alexei Bell
Rusney Castillo
Frederich Cepeda
Alfredo Despaigne
Giorvis Duvergel
Michel Enríquez
Miguel González
Norberto González
Yulieski González
Yulieski Gourriel
Dalier Hinojosa
Miguel Lahera
Jonder Martínez
Frank Morejon
Vicyohandri Odelín
Héctor Olivera
Yadier Pedroso
Ariel Pestano
Rudy Reyes
Alberto Soto

Schedule[edit]

The competition was spread out across seven days.[3]

    Preliminary round     Semifinals  M  Event finals
October 19th
Wed
20th
Thu
21st
Fri
22nd
Sat
23rd
Sun
24th
Mon
25th
Tue
Gold
medals
Men's tournament M 1

Teams[edit]

Qualfying Summary[edit]

The hosts Mexico, along with the top seven teams at the Pan American Qualification tournament qualified to compete at the games.[1]

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation 1  Mexico
Qualifying Tournament Oct 1 – Oct 13, 2010 Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Carolina and Ponce 7  United States
 Cuba
 Venezuela
 Dominican Republic
 Panama
 Canada
 Puerto Rico
TOTAL 8

Participants[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Eight teams are split into 2 preliminary round groups of 4 teams each. The top 2 teams from each group qualify for the knockout stage.
  • The third and fourth placed teams in each group will play each other for fifth and seventh place respectively.
  • In the semifinals, the matchups are as follows: A1 vs. B2 and B1 vs. A2
  • The winning teams from the semifinals play for the gold medal. The losing teams compete for the bronze medal.

Ties are broken via the following the criteria, with the first option used first, all the way down to the last option:

  1. Head to head results.
  2. Run average (not the run difference) between the tied teams.[1]

Preliminary round[edit]

All times are local Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)[4]

Qualified for the quarterfinals

Group A[edit]

Team G W L RS RA RD Tiebreaker
 Mexico 3 3 0 8 5 +3
 United States 3 2 1 33 5 +28
 Dominican Republic 3 1 2 12 29 -17
 Panama 3 0 3 7 21 -14
October 19, 2011
19:00
Mexico  2–1  Panama Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 20, 2011
14:00
Dominican Republic  2–20  United States Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 21, 2011
10:00
United States  11–0  Panama Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 21, 2011
19:00
Mexico  3–2  Dominican Republic Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 22, 2011
14:00
Panama  6–8  Dominican Republic Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 22, 2011
19:00
Mexico  3–2  United States Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

Group B[edit]

Team G W L RS RA RD Tiebreaker
 Cuba 3 3 0 22 16 +6
 Canada 3 2 1 14 14
 Venezuela 3 1 2 14 15 -1
 Puerto Rico 3 0 3 17 22 -5
October 19, 2011
10:00
Canada  5–4  Puerto Rico Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 19, 2011
14:00
Venezuela  4–5  Cuba Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 20, 2011
10:00
Venezuela  9–6  Puerto Rico Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 20, 2011
19:00
Canada  5–9  Cuba Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 21, 2011
14:00
Puerto Rico  7–8  Cuba Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 22, 2011
10:00
Venezuela  1–4  Canada Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

Elimination stage[edit]

Seventh place match[edit]

October 24, 2011
10:00
Puerto Rico  3–2  Panama Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

Fifth place match[edit]

October 25, 2011
10:00
Venezuela  7–14  Dominican Republic Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore
Semi-finals Final
October 24
  Cuba  10  
  United States  12  
 
October 25
      United States  1
    Canada  2
Third place
October 24 October 25
  Mexico  3   Cuba  6
  Canada  5     Mexico  0

Semifinals[edit]

October 24, 2011
14:00
United States  12–10  Cuba Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

October 24, 2011
19:00
Canada  5–3  Mexico Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

Bronze medal match[edit]

October 25, 2011
14:00
Cuba  6–0  Mexico Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore

Gold medal match[edit]

October 25, 2011
19:00
United States  1–2  Canada Pan American Baseball Stadium, Lagos de Moreno
Boxscore


 2011 Pan American Games Winners 

Canada
1st title

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team Record
Gold medal icon.svg  Canada 4–1
Silver medal icon.svg  United States 3–2
Bronze medal icon.svg  Cuba 4–1
4  Mexico 3–2
5  Dominican Republic 2–2
6  Venezuela 1–3
7  Puerto Rico 1–3
8  Panama 0–4

Statistics leaders[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]