The U.S. avenged an earlier tournament loss to Chinese Taipei by climbing out of a 2-0 hole, opening the third inning with four straight hits, including a two-run go-ahead homer by Davis Diaz.
Nicholas Kurtz allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits in five innings, striking out five. Kurtz finished with a 2-0 record in three starts, striking out 15 and allowing on earned run in 14 2/3 innings.
Jack Ryan, Zach Torres and Kurtz were named to the tournament All-Star team following the game.
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