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Robinson Cano of the Dominican Republic laughs prior to the semifinal of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 18, 2013)

Highlights from the World Baseball Classic

A look at the best shots from the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

The Dominican Republic team celebrates after beating the
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The Dominican Republic team celebrates after beating the Netherlands in a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 18, 2013)

Jose Reyes #7 of the Dominican Republic celebrates
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Jose Reyes #7 of the Dominican Republic celebrates after scoring in the fifth inning of a semifinal game agianst the Netherlands at the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 18, 2013)

The Dominican Republic's Robinson Cano, left, is tagged
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The Dominican Republic's Robinson Cano, left, is tagged out at third base by the Netherlands' Jonathan Schoop during the fifth inning of a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 18, 2013)

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The Dominican Republic's Moises Sierra (14) runs toward
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The Dominican Republic's Moises Sierra (14) runs toward the dugout after catching a fly ball hit by the Netherlands' Andruw Jones during the first inning of a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 18, 2013)

The Dominican Republic's manager Tony Pena smiles as
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The Dominican Republic's manager Tony Pena smiles as he is introduced before a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic against the Netherlands in San Francisco. (March 18, 2013)

Edinson Volquez of the Dominican Republic pitches against
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Edinson Volquez of the Dominican Republic pitches against of the Netherlands during the semifinal of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 18, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Dominican Republic laughs prior
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Robinson Cano of the Dominican Republic laughs prior to the semifinal of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 18, 2013)

Andrelton Simmons (9) of the Netherlands celebrates with
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Andrelton Simmons (9) of the Netherlands celebrates with teammate Andruw Jones (25) after scoring in the first inning against the Dominican Republic during the semifinal of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 18, 2013)

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Puerto Rico's Irving Falu reacts after throwing out
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Puerto Rico's Irving Falu reacts after throwing out Japan's Yoshio Itoi at first base during the fifth inning of a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 17, 2013)

Puerto Rico's Irving Falu #19 and Angel Pagan
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Puerto Rico's Irving Falu #19 and Angel Pagan #16 celebrate after Falu scored in the first inning of the World Baseball Classic Semifinals against Team Japan at AT&T Park. (March 17, 2013)

Japan's Hirokazu Ibata singles against Puerto Rico during
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Japan's Hirokazu Ibata singles against Puerto Rico during the fourth inning of a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 17, 2013)

Japan's Seiichi Uchikawa (24) gets tagged out trying
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Japan's Seiichi Uchikawa (24) gets tagged out trying to reach first base as Puerto Rico's Carlos Rivera (44) tags him during the fourth inning of a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 17, 2013)

Puerto Rican baseball fans pose for photos in
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Puerto Rican baseball fans pose for photos in front of statue of Hall of Fame baseball player Willie Mays outside of AT&T Park before a World Baseball Classic semifinal game between Japan and Puerto Rico. (March 17, 2013)

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Baseball fans wave a flag of Japan before
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Baseball fans wave a flag of Japan before a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic between Japan and Puerto Rico. (March 17, 2013)

Japanese baseball fans watch batting practice before a
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Japanese baseball fans watch batting practice before a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic between Japan and Puerto Rico. (March 17, 2013)

Puerto Rico's Carlos Beltran slides safely into third
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Puerto Rico's Carlos Beltran slides safely into third base on a base hit by Yadier Molina as Italy third baseman Alex Liddi awaits the throw during the eighth inning of a second-round elimination game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 13, 2013)

Italy and Puerto Rico stand during the playing
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Italy and Puerto Rico stand during the playing of the national anthems at the second-round elimination game of the World Baseball Classic at Marlins Park in Miami. (March 13, 2013)

Italy second baseman Nick Punto fields a ground
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Italy second baseman Nick Punto fields a ground ball hit by Puerto Rico's Carlos Rivera during the second inning of a second-round elimination game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 13, 2013)

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Italy's Alessandro Maestri pitches against Puerto Rico during
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Italy's Alessandro Maestri pitches against Puerto Rico during the first inning of a second-round elimination game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 13, 2013)

Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan follows through on a
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Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan follows through on a double against Italy during the first inning of a second-round elimination game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 13, 2013)

Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan steals second base as
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Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan steals second base as United States second baseman Brandon Phillips leaps over him during the first inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

A fan waves the United States flag during
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A fan waves the United States flag during the second inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic game against Puerto Rico, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Puerto Rico catcher Yadier Molina, left, and pitcher
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Puerto Rico catcher Yadier Molina, left, and pitcher Mario Santiago congratulate each other at the end of the second inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic game against the United States, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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United States' Ryan Braun (8) slides safely into
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United States' Ryan Braun (8) slides safely into home to score on a double by Joe Mauer against Puerto Rico catcher Yadier Molina during the first inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

United States' Giancarlo Stanton singles against Puerto Rico
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United States' Giancarlo Stanton singles against Puerto Rico during the second inning of their second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

United States pitcher Gio Gonzalez attempts to chase
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United States pitcher Gio Gonzalez attempts to chase down a ball hit by Puerto Rico's Eddie Rosario in the third inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. Rosario reached first base for a single. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan reacts after hitting a
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Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan reacts after hitting a single against the United States during the first inning of their second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

United States' Joe Mauer hits an RBI double
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United States' Joe Mauer hits an RBI double to score Ryan Braun against Puerto Rico during the first inning of their second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

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United States pitcher Gio Gonzalez delivers against Puerto
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United States pitcher Gio Gonzalez delivers against Puerto Rico during the third inning of their second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan reacts after striking out
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Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan reacts after striking out against the United States during the third inning of their second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

United States manager Joe Torre shakes hands with
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United States manager Joe Torre shakes hands with Puerto Rico manager Edwin Rodriguez before their second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

The United States and Puerto Rico teams stand
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The United States and Puerto Rico teams stand for their respective nationals anthems before their second-round World Baseball Classic game, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

United States bench coach Larry Bowa, left, talks
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United States bench coach Larry Bowa, left, talks with manager Joe Torre, center, and pitching coach Greg Maddux during the first inning of their second-round World Baseball Classic game against Puerto Rico, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

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Dominican Republic shortstop Jose Reyes (7) forces out
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Dominican Republic shortstop Jose Reyes (7) forces out Italy's Chris Colabello (25) at second base as he throws to first base to complete the double play in the sixth inning of their World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Michael Costanzo was out at first base. The Dominican Republic won 5-4. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Italy's Nicholas Pugiliese (28) and Alex Liddi, foreground
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Italy's Nicholas Pugiliese (28) and Alex Liddi, foreground watch the Dominican Republic players celebrate their 5-4 win at the World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Dominican Republic relief pitcher Fernando Rodney (58), catcher
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Dominican Republic relief pitcher Fernando Rodney (58), catcher Carlos Santana, left, and Hanley Ramirez (13) celebrate their 5-4 win over Italy at the World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Dominican Republic's Edwin Encarnacion, right, slides safely into
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Dominican Republic's Edwin Encarnacion, right, slides safely into second base on a fielder's choice hit by Hanley Ramirez as Italy second baseman Nick Punto (8) is unable to get the out in the sixth inning of the World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Dominican Republic won 5-4. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Dominican Republic fans cheer on their team against
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Dominican Republic fans cheer on their team against Italy during the World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Dominican Republic won 5-4. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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Dominican Republic's Hanley Ramirez is greeted by teammates
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Dominican Republic's Hanley Ramirez is greeted by teammates after his sacrifice fly drove in the tying run against Italy in the seventh inning of their World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Dominican Republic won 5-4. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Dominican Republic's Nelson Cruz breaks his bat on
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Dominican Republic's Nelson Cruz breaks his bat on a base hit against Italy in the seventh inning of the World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Dominican Republic won 5-4. Robinson Cano scored on the single. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Dominican Republic designated hitter Erick Aybar, left, second
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Dominican Republic designated hitter Erick Aybar, left, second base Robinson Cano, center, and shortstop Jose Reyes reacts after Hanley Hamirez hits a single during the sixth inning of the World Baseball Classic game against Italy at Marlins Park in Miami on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

Italy catcher Drew Butera, left, talks to pitcher
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Italy catcher Drew Butera, left, talks to pitcher Tiago Da Silva (35) after Dominican Republic's Robinson Cano hit a solo home run in the sixth inning of a World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Dominican Republic won 5-4. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Italy shortstop Anthony Granato is unable to catch
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Italy shortstop Anthony Granato is unable to catch a pop single by Dominican Republic's Robinson Cano in the seventh inning of a World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Dominican Republic won 5-4. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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Dominican Republic designated hitter Erick Aybar, left, shortstop
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Dominican Republic designated hitter Erick Aybar, left, shortstop Jose Reyes, center, and manager Tony Pena greet third baseman Hanley Ramirez during player introductions before a World Baseball Classic game against Italy at Marlins Park in Miami on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

Dominican fans watch as the Dominican Republic and
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Dominican fans watch as the Dominican Republic and Italy teams line the baselines during the playing of the national anthems before a World Baseball Classic game at Marlins Park in Miami on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes is congratulated by teammate
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Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes is congratulated by teammate Hanley Ramirez after hitting a solo home run against Italy in the third inning of the World Baseball Classic as Italy catcher Drew Butera, left, looks on. (March 12, 2013)

Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes watches his solo home
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Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes watches his solo home run against Italy in the third inning of the World Baseball Classic. (March 12, 2013)

Italy's Tiago Da Silva pitches against the Dominican
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Italy's Tiago Da Silva pitches against the Dominican Republic in the first inning of a World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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Italy's Chris Colabello (25) is congratulated at home
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Italy's Chris Colabello (25) is congratulated at home plate by teammates Anthony Rizzo (44) and Chris Denorfia (11) after Colabello hit a three-run home run against the Dominican Republic in the first inning of the World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Dominican Republic's Edinson Volquez pitches against Italy in
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Dominican Republic's Edinson Volquez pitches against Italy in the first inning of the World Baseball Classic game in Miami, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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