Italy rallies in ninth, defeats Mexico 6-5

Italy rallies in ninth, defeats Mexico 6-5
March 7, 2013, 6:59 pm
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Thanks to some shoddy outfield defense from Edgar Gonzalez, Italy pulled off a shocker Thursday, defeating Mexico 6-5 to start Pool D play in the World Baseball Classic. Gonzalez, normally an infielder, misplayed two balls in left in the top of the ninth, opening the door for Italy’s two-run inning against Sergio Romo. Anthony Rizzo…