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Baseball: Korea tops China in 11 innings

Beijing, China (Sports Network) - Lee Seungyuop singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning, boosting South Korea to a 1-0 win over China in Olympic baseball action Sunday.

The game was actually completed after being suspended Thursday due to rain. The contest was through six innings at the time of the suspension.

As per international rules, each team was given a runner at first and second base in the 11th inning. Feng Fei flew out into a double play to end the top of the frame, and in the bottom half Lee singled with one out to drive in the game-winning run.

"I felt very good after that and we'll play tomorrow's game (against Taiwan) in a good mood because of it," said Lee. "I've got my confidence back and am in a high spirit after that final hit."

China takes on the United States in preliminary round play Monday.

08/17 08:43:52 ET


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