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Korea beats U.S. to stay undefeated

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by Jim McLauchlinMarch 14, 2006 ANAHEIM–No, seriously–who knew? The heavyweight champion of the inaugural World Baseball Classic so far isn’t the juggernaut United States, the mighty Dominican Republic, or even […]

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Team USA beats Japan in ninth

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by Jim McLauchlinMarch 12, 2006 ANAHEIM–Alex Rodriguez came through in the clutch, delivering a bases-loaded, two-out single in the ninth inning off the glove of pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa that scored […]

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Giants prospect Martis no-hits Panama

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by John ManuelMarch 10, 2006 A hard-throwing righty made World Baseball Classic history Friday, and it wasn’t Roger Clemens. Giants farmhand Shairon Martis, an 18-year-old from Curacao, needed 65 pitches-the […]

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Relaxed Cubans rout Dutch

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by Eric EdwardsMarch 10, 2006 SAN JUAN, P.R.–The Cuban national team made a Netherlands lineup that included Andruw Jones and Randall Simon look like a bunch of amateurs on Thursday […]

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Troubled Allison leaves Marlins camp

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by Mike BerardinoMarch 9, 2006 JUPITER, Fla.–Troubled Marlins pitching prodigy Jeff Allison has fallen off the fast track again. Allison, the talented righthander who overcame a heroin overdose and a […]

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Dominicans dominate Italy

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by Matt MeyersMarch 9, 2006 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–For the second straight game Italy shot itself in the foot with defensive miscues that led directly to runs for its opponent. […]

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Mexico 10, South Africa 4

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by John ManuelMarch 9, 2006 A day after throwing a scare into Pool B leader Canada, South Africa couldn’t quite do the same against Mexico. Jorge Cantu and Vinny Castilla […]

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Late rally bails out Canada

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by John ManuelMarch 8, 2006 Trailing heading into the ninth inning, Canada rallied for four runs off 17-year-old reliever Jared Elario and pulled out a first-round victory at Scottsdale Stadium. […]

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