Team USA has had me on the edge of my seat. Of course, whenever you enter a competition involving America's pastime, you expect America to do a pretty good job.
An opening game loss to Mexico cast shadow over America's performance. From that point on, they were playing with the mindset of "Win or go home."
How did that work out for them?
Well, as you know by now, they did advance to the second round, and there were some critical players who made that happen. Here are my complete grades for each player on the roster throughout the first three games.