MEX@AUS: Mexico secures a spot in Round 2

AUS@MEX: Luke Hughes hits a two-run homer to left

AUS@MEX: Snelling hits a homer to right in the first

AUS@MEX: Snelling hits his second homer to right

The 2009 Classic is coming to PETCO Park

World Baseball Classic: March 14-18, 2009, Miami

World Baseball Classic: March 7 -11, 2009, Toronto

Australia pulls within two in the ninth on Trent Durrington's RBI single.

Bradley Harman's third-inning single was Australia's lone hit on Thursday.