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World Baseball Classic final: Dominican Republic vs. Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico fans pose for photos during batting

Puerto Rico fans pose for photos during batting practice before the championship game of the World Baseball Classic between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

The Dominican Republic defeated Puerto Rico, 3-0, in the World Baseball Classic championship game Tuesday in San Francisco. The Dominican Republic went 8-0 overall in the WBC.

The Dominican Republic's Edwin Encarnacion (10) hits a
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The Dominican Republic's Edwin Encarnacion (10) hits a two-run double off of Puerto Rico's Giancarlo Alvarado during the first inning of the championship game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Robinson Cano #24 of the Dominican Republic scores
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Robinson Cano #24 of the Dominican Republic scores on a two-run RBI double hit by Edwin Encarnacion #10 in the first inning against the Puerto Rico during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes celebrates after hitting a
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Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes celebrates after hitting a double next to Puerto Rico's Mike Aviles during the first inning of the championship game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Puerto Rico's Giancarlo Alvarado reacts during the first
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Puerto Rico's Giancarlo Alvarado reacts during the first inning of the championship game of the World Baseball Classic against the Dominican Republic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Dominican Republic celebrates with
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Robinson Cano of the Dominican Republic celebrates with Moises Sierra and Erick Aybar after scoring a two-run RBI double hit by Edwin Encarnacion in the first inning against Puerto Rico during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Robinson Cano #24 of the Dominican Republic celebrates
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Robinson Cano #24 of the Dominican Republic celebrates with Moises Sierra #14 and Erick Aybar #2 after scoring a two-run RBI double hit by Edwin Encarnacion #10 in the first inning against the Puerto Rico during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

The Dominican Republic's manager Tony Pena, left, shakes
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The Dominican Republic's manager Tony Pena, left, shakes hands with Puerto Rico manager Edwin Rodriguez before the championship game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Angel Pagan of Puerto Rico hits a single
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Angel Pagan of Puerto Rico hits a single in the first inning against the Dominican Republic during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Angel Pagan of Puerto Rico hits a single
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Angel Pagan of Puerto Rico hits a single in the first inning against the Dominican Republic during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Confetti falls during a pregame ceremony prior to
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Confetti falls during a pregame ceremony prior to the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Jose Reyes of the Dominican Republic hits a
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Jose Reyes of the Dominican Republic hits a double in the first inning against Puerto Rico during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Edwin Encarnacion of the Dominican Republic hits a
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Edwin Encarnacion of the Dominican Republic hits a two-run double in the first inning against Puerto Rico during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes and Robinson Cano, right,
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Dominican Republic's Jose Reyes and Robinson Cano, right, celebrate with teammates after scoring against Puerto Rico during the first inning of the final game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Dominican Republic celebrates with
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Robinson Cano of the Dominican Republic celebrates with his teammates after scoring on a two-run RBI double hit by Edwin Encarnacion in the first inning against Puerto Rico during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against Puerto Rico
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Dominican Republic's Samuel Deduno pitches against Puerto Rico during the first inning of the championship game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Pregame festivities are shown at AT&T Park before
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Pregame festivities are shown at AT&T Park before the final game of the World Baseball Classic between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Samuel Deduno of the Dominican Republic pitches against
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Samuel Deduno of the Dominican Republic pitches against Puerto Rico during the Championship Round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park. (March 19, 2013)

Puerto Rico's Giancarlo Alvarado pitches against the Dominican
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Puerto Rico's Giancarlo Alvarado pitches against the Dominican Republic during the first inning of the championship game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Dominican Republic fan Juan Balbuena holds up a
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Dominican Republic fan Juan Balbuena holds up a sign before the championship game of the World Baseball Classic between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

Puerto Rico fans pose for photos during batting
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Puerto Rico fans pose for photos during batting practice before the championship game of the World Baseball Classic between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in San Francisco. (March 19, 2013)

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