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  • This time, under far different circumstances four years later, two-time reigning champion Japan couldn't pull off a remarkable three-peat.

    Japan's Atsunori Inaba, right, reacts after striking out against Puerto Rico's Mario Santiago during the third inning of a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco, Sunday, March 17, 2013. At left is catcher Yadier Molina.
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 18, 2013, 10:51 AM EDT
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