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    China eliminated after loss to Korea

    Korea overwhelmed China, 14-0, in Pool A play at the World Baseball Classic on Sunday. The loss eliminates China while Korea faces Japan on Monday for the top seed in Pool A.

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    China keeps Classic hope alive

    Staving off elimination in the 2009 World Baseball Classic on Saturday, Terry Collins' Team China defeated Chinese Taipei, 4-1, at Tokyo Dome in Game 3 of the tournament's Pool A.

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    China to take on Chinese Taipei

    China will meet Chinese Taipei in Game 3 of the 2009 World Baseball Classic Pool A, Asia Round, in an elimination game at Tokyo Dome on Saturday.

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    China shows heart in loss to Japan

    A determined China club fell short in the opening game of the 2009 World Baseball Classic, falling to Japan, 4-0, in front of 43,428 fans in Tokyo on Thursday night.

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    Japan silences China in Classic opener

    Japanese starter Yu Darvish tossed four no-hit innings, and Shuichi Murata hit a two-run homer as the defending World Baseball Classic champs beat China, 4-0.

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    Classic kicks off with Japan vs. China

    Japan is the heavy favorite to defeat China as the two teams open the 2009 World Baseball Classic on Thursday in Game 1 of Pool A, the Asia Round, at Tokyo Dome.

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    Classic certain to earn its name

    The first of 39 games in the 2009 World Baseball Classic takes place early Thursday morning at the Tokyo Dome, where defending champion Japan will take on China. That's 39 steps of suspense rivaling the best of Hitchcock, and the action will soon begin.

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    Japan, Korea favored in Pool A

    The 2009 World Baseball Classic begins on Thursday with Pool A -- the Asia Round -- at Tokyo Dome, kicking off with host and defending champion Japan playing China at 4:30 a.m. ET. Korea will take on Chinese Taipei at 4:30 a.m. ET on Friday to get the first round fully under way.

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    Yankees opening route to China

    China is relatively new to baseball, but developing rapidly. Two Yankees prospects are expected to play for China in the World Baseball Classic.