The Shoes That Won Last Night: US Clinches World Cup Spot, Mark Trumbo Goes 5-5 in the New Balance 3000

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As The Shoes That Won Last Night continues on, Tuesday’s games were all about cleats. From the soccer field to the baseball diamond, the night’s top performers donned an assortment of brands including New Balance, Nike, adidas, and Under Armour.

In Columbus, Ohio, the United States soccer team secured a spot in the 2014 Brazil World Cup, with a 2-0 win over Mexico in their qualifying match. Elsewhere, the MLB playoff race rolled on as Mark Trumbo, Michael Cuddyer, and Josh Wellingham all had huge nights for their respective teams. To find out which players wore what and just how well they performed, continue on for The Sneakers That Won Last Night.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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