Canada’s Zehr provides heroics in walkoff victory over USA

Written by Bob on July 13th, 2014

After their 7-1 lead evaporated in the top of the seventh inning last night, Team Canada needed a hero.

By Marcel Vander Wier / Whitehorse Daily Star

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CA – After their 7-1 lead evaporated in the top of the seventh inning last night, Team Canada needed a hero.

Tyson Zehr, a 19-year-old infielder from Tavistock, Ont., seized the moment, hitting a bases-loaded double over the American left-fielder’s head to give the hosts a 9-8 walkoff victory and push their record to 2-1.

“I knew I?had to hit it deep, and it just kept going,”?Zehr said of his winning hit. “There were chills running through my body. But it wouldn’t have mattered if the four guys before me wouldn’t have got on base.”

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