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    More good than bad for Puerto Rico

    Two magnificent, memorable games ended up with Puerto Rico on the losing end, and suddenly the last unbeaten in the Classic was the latest team eliminated.

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    P.R. eliminated by US in heartbreaker

    Puerto Rico was on its way to a semifinals berth on Tuesday, but it was eliminated by Team USA in a stunning 6-5 loss at Dolphin Stadium, ending the country's Classic run.

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    P.R. in must-win territory vs. Team USA

    For the first time since the World Baseball Classic started, Puerto Rico will be playing a must-win game on Tuesday.

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    P.R. drops first 2009 Classic game

    Previously unbeaten in the Classic, the Puerto Rican squad ran into what's starting to look like the best team in the tournament, as it fell to Venezuela, 2-0, on Monday at Dolphin Stadium. P.R. was the last club that had not lost a game in the 2009 Classic.

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    Umpires don't use replay in Classic

    Despite appearances, the first use of instant replay in the World Baseball Classic never materialized on Monday night in the Venezuela-Puerto Rico game at Dolphin Stadium.

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    Snell faces Venezuela, tight pitch count

    Undefeated Puerto Rico will send Pirates right-hander Ian Snell to the mound to face Venezuela's stacked lineup in Game 2 of the second round on Monday night.

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    Puerto Rico cruises past United States

    A multi-pronged offensive attack and an outstanding starting pitching performance propelled Puerto Rico to an 11-1 win over the United States on Saturday.

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    Vazquez silences potent U.S. lineup

    The Puerto Rican bats drew the oohs and ahhs from the crowd of 30,595 at Dolphin Stadium, but Javier Vazquez shone as bright as any of the offensive pyrotechnics.

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    Puerto Rico poised for USA showdown

    The stakes continue to rise in the Classic, as second-round games are set to begin at Dolphin Stadium, where Puerto Rico and Team USA square off in a much-anticipated showdown.

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    Bernie focused on big league tryout

    Bernie Williams is keeping his focus on baseball, and he would welcome a return to the big leagues, if offered an opportunity.