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Leles makes up for errors

Updated: July 17, 2009, 10:51 PM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Jenae Leles made up for costly back-to-back errors with a three-run homer and the U.S. beat the Netherlands 7-2 Thursday night in its first game on American soil since losing the gold-medal game of the Beijing Olympics.

Leles misplayed consecutive ground balls at third base to allow the Dutch to tie the score at 2 in the top of the third inning, but redeemed herself in the bottom of the inning.

She hit an 0-2 pitch from reliever Rebecca Soumeru to left-center field ...

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