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Japan's catcher Shinnosuke Abe hits an RBI grounder off Brazil's pitcher Kesley Kondo in the eighth inning of their World Baseball Classic first round game in Fukuoka, Japan, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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Japan's catcher Shinnosuke Abe hits an RBI grounder off Brazil's pitcher Kesley Kondo in the eighth inning of their World Baseball Classic first round game in Fukuoka, Japan, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan's catcher Shinnosuke Abe hits an RBI grounder off Brazil's pitcher Kesley Kondo in the eighth inning of their World Baseball Classic first round game in Fukuoka, Japan, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)