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United States' Brandon Phillips (4) is congratulated by Adam Jones (10) after scoring on a walk to Eric Hosmer with the bases loaded by Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno during the first inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

USA vs. Dominican Republic

Team USA lost to the Dominican Republic, 3-1, in the quarter final of the World Baseball Classic.

Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against the United
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Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against the United States during the first inning of a World Baseball Classic game in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

United States' R.A. Dickey pitches against the Dominican
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United States' R.A. Dickey pitches against the Dominican Republic during the first inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against the United
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Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against the United States during the first inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

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United States' R.A. Dickey pitches against the Dominican
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United States' R.A. Dickey pitches against the Dominican Republic during the first inning of a World Baseball Classic game in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

Dominican Republic manager Tony Pena, right, and U.S.
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Dominican Republic manager Tony Pena, right, and U.S. manager Joe Torre hug before the game at the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

United States' Brandon Phillips (4) is congratulated by
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United States' Brandon Phillips (4) is congratulated by Adam Jones (10) after scoring on a walk to Eric Hosmer with the bases loaded by Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno during the first inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

Dominican Republic pitcher Samuel Deduno reacts after striking
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Dominican Republic pitcher Samuel Deduno reacts after striking out United States' Adam Jones to end the first inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

Dominican Republic's Hanley Ramirez, right, is congratulated by
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Dominican Republic's Hanley Ramirez, right, is congratulated by Miguel Tejada (4) after hitting a solo home run against the United States during the second inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

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United States' Joe Mauer is safe at second
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United States' Joe Mauer is safe at second base on a ball hit by Giancarlo Stanton as Dominican Republic second baseman Robinson Cano is late on the force out during the first inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

United States' R.A. Dickey pitches against the Dominican
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United States' R.A. Dickey pitches against the Dominican Republic during the first inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against the United
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Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against the United States during the second inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

United States' Eric Hosmer (35) is safe at
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United States' Eric Hosmer (35) is safe at first base as Dominican Republic first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is unable to hold on to the ball during the sixth inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

Dominican Republic fans cheer after Hanley Ramirez hit
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Dominican Republic fans cheer after Hanley Ramirez hit a solo home run against the United States during the second inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

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United States' Willie Bloomquist lays down a sacrifice
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United States' Willie Bloomquist lays down a sacrifice bunt against the Dominican Republic during the second inning of a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. (March 14, 2013)

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