U.S. runs Olympic win streak to 20

BEIJING, China The U.S. (6-0) needed just 70 minutes to finish off the Dutch (0-6), first-time Olympians who couldn't handle Abbott's fastball and were saved an uglier drubbing by the international run-rule. The left-hander retired all 15 batters, striking out eight.

Seeking their fourth straight gold medal, the Americans have now outscored the opposition 44-1 in the tournament.

Bustos and Mendoza have four homers and the U.S. has connected for 12, setting a new Olympic record. On Monday, the Americans will play China (2-4).


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