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U.S. falls short of baseball gold

Updated: October 26, 2011, 1:29 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LAGOS DE MORENO, Mexico -- With one swing of the bat, Jimmy Van Ostrand drove in the only two runs Canada needed to beat the United States 2-1 Tuesday and win the gold medal at the Pan American Games.

Van Ostrand stepped up to the plate with two men on base in the top of the sixth inning and doubled down the right field line to bring in Chris Robinson and Tim Smith. Both Robinson and Smith had two-out singles to start the rally.

"We've finally accomplished what we set out to do," ...

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