Sunday, September 27, 2009

Cory Luebke / Team USA win World Cup over Cuba

Sunday September 27, 2009

Padres prospect Cory Luebke went 4 2/3 innings giving up 2 runs on 6 hits while striking out 7 as Team USA defeated Cuba 10-5 to win the Baseball World Cup Gold Medal in Nettuno Italy.

Dodgers top catching prospect Lucas May went 2-4 with a 3 run homer and 4 rbi overall to pace Team USA offensively.

Luebke went 11-4 with a 2.78 ERA over 23 starts for the Padres High A Lake Elsinore Storm and the AA San Antonio Missions minor league teams.

He is considered one of the Padres top 5 pitching prospects by most scouting organizations.

Congratulations Team USA!

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