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Mexico 2, US 1

Stunned US KO'd by Mexico in WBC

Benji Gil (left) and Geronimo Gil can’t hide their feelings as they celebrate Mexico’s 2-1 upset over the United States.
Benji Gil (left) and Geronimo Gil can’t hide their feelings as they celebrate Mexico’s 2-1 upset over the United States. (Getty Images Photo / Jeff Gross) Getty Images Photo / Jeff Gross
By Nick Cafardo
Globe Staff / March 17, 2006

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When it came to relying on others -- teams and umpires -- the United States caught all the breaks. But when it came to doing it on their own, needing just one win to advance to the semifinals in San Diego this weekend, the Americans couldn't muster ingenuity against a team already eliminated from semifinal contention. (Full article: 752 words)

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