====Today's Games====\n

Japan 10, Cuba 6 (F)\n

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CUBA BOTTOM 9TH\n

S Miyamoto at shortstop.\n

K Fukudome in left field.\n

A Pestano doubled to deep left center.\n

A Ramirez flied out to right, A Pestano to third.\n

E Paret reached on infield single to shortstop, A Pestano scored.\n

M Enriquez struck out swinging.\n

Y Gourriel struck out swinging.\n

(1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 10, CUBA 6.\n

JAPAN TOP 9TH\n

T Kinjo safe at first on throwing error by third baseman M Enriquez.\n

M Kawasaki bunted into fielder's choice to third, T Kinjo out at second.\n

T Nishioka reached on bunt single to second, M Kawasaki to second.\n

I Suzuki singled to right, M Kawasaki scored, T Nishioka to third, I Suzuki to second

advancing on throw.\n

N Matsunaka intentionally walked.\n

Y Maya relieved A Palma.\n

K Fukudome hit for H Tamura.\n

K Fukudome singled to left, T Nishioka and I Suzuki scored, N Matsunaka to second.\n T Satozaki walked, N Matsunaka to third, K Fukudome to second.\n

Y Gonzalez relieved Y Maya.\n

M Ogasawara hit sacrifice fly to right, N Matsunaka scored, K Fukudome to third.\n

J Martinez relieved Y Gonzalez.\n

T Imae grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, T Satozaki out at second.\n

(4 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)\n

JAPAN 10, CUBA 5.\n

CUBA BOTTOM 8TH\n

Y Gourriel reached on infield single to second.\n

S Fujita relieved S Watanabe.\n

A Borrero flied out to left.\n

F Cepeda homered to left, Y Gourriel scored.\n

A Otsuka relieved S Fujita.\n

O Urrutia grounded out to pitcher.\n

Y Garlobo flied out to right.\n

(2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 5.\n

JAPAN TOP 8TH\n

T Satozaki grounded out to shortstop.\n

M Ogasawara grounded out to second.\n

T Imae struck out swinging.\n

(0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 3.\n

CUBA BOTTOM 7TH\n

A Pestano safe at first on error by shortstop M Kawasaki.\n

A Ramirez grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first, A Pestano out at second.\n

E Paret safe at first on error by pitcher S Watanabe.\n

M Enriquez flied out to right.\n

(0 Runs, 0 Hits, 2 Errors)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 3.\n

JAPAN TOP 7TH\n

I Suzuki grounded out to second.\n

N Matsunaka struck out swinging.\n

H Tamura struck out swinging.\n

(0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 3.\n

CUBA BOTTOM 6TH\n

T Kinjo in center field.\n

M Enriquez grounded out to first.\n

Y Gourriel safe at first on error by shortstop M Kawasaki.\n

A Borrero singled to left, Y Gourriel to second.\n

F Cepeda doubled to left, Y Gourriel scored, A Borrero to third.\n

O Urrutia singled to center, A Borrero scored, F Cepeda to third.\n

Y Garlobo grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first, O Urrutia out at

second.\n

(2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 3.\n

JAPAN TOP 6TH\n

T Kinjo hit for N Aoki.\n

T Kinjo flied out to center.\n

M Kawasaki bunt grounded out to third.\n

T Nishioka grounded out to third.\n

(0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 1.\n

Play-by-Play:\n

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CUBA BOTTOM 5TH\n

S Watanabe relieved D Matsuzaka.\n

A Pestano struck out swinging.\n

A Ramirez lined out to shortstop.\n

E Paret struck out swinging.\n

(0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 1.\n

JAPAN TOP 5TH\n

I Suzuki doubled to deep left.\n

N Matsunaka singled to right, I Suzuki to third.\n

Y Pedroso relieved N Gonzalez.\n

H Tamura reached on infield single to third, I Suzuki scored, N Matsunaka to second.\n T Satozaki sacrificed to pitcher, N Matsunaka to third, H Tamura to second.\n

A Palma relieved Y Pedroso.\n

M Ogasawara hit sacrifice fly to left, N Matsunaka scored.\n

T Imae grounded out to shortstop.\n

(2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 6, CUBA 1.\n

CUBA BOTTOM 4TH\n

A Borrero flied out to center.\n

F Cepeda grounded out to shortstop.\n

O Urrutia singled to center.\n

Y Garlobo flied out to right.\n

(0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 1.\n

JAPAN TOP 4TH\n

N Aoki struck out swinging.\n

M Kawasaki lined out to shortstop.\n

T Nishioka walked.\n

T Nishioka caught stealing second, pitcher to first to shortstop.\n

(0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 1.\n

CUBA BOTTOM 3RD\n

A Ramirez doubled to deep left.\n

E Paret struck out swinging.\n

M Enriquez flied out to left.\n

Y Gourriel flied out to center.\n

(0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 1.\n

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JAPAN TOP 3RD\n

N Matsunaka singled to right.\n

H Tamura struck out swinging.\n

T Satozaki walked, N Matsunaka to second.\n

M Ogasawara flied out to center.\n

T Imae grounded out to pitcher.\n

(0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 1.\n

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CUBA BOTTOM 2ND\n

F Cepeda struck out looking.\n

O Urrutia struck out swinging.\n

Y Garlobo singled to right.\n

Y Garlobo to second on passed ball by T Satozaki.\n

A Pestano struck out swinging.\n

(0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 1.\n

JAPAN TOP 2ND\n

M Kawasaki bunt grounded out to catcher.\n T Nishioka struck out swinging.\n

I Suzuki lined out to shortstop.\n

(0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 1.\n

CUBA BOTTOM 1ST\n

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E Paret homered to left.\n

M Enriquez grounded out to third.\n

Y Gourriel grounded out to shortstop.\n

A Borrero struck out swinging.\n

(1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 1.\n

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JAPAN TOP 1ST\n

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M Kawasaki grounded out to pitcher.\n

T Nishioka reached on infield single to shortstop.\n

T Nishioka stole second.\n

I Suzuki walked.\n

N Matsunaka reached on infield single to shortstop,T Nishioka to third, I Suzuki to second.\n

V Odelin relieved O Romero.\n

H Tamura hit by pitch, T Nishioka scored, I Suzuki to third,

N Matsunaka to second.\n

T Satozaki struck out swinging.\n

M Ogasawara walked, I Suzuki scored, N Matsunaka to third, H Tamura to second.\n T Imae singled to center, N Matsunaka and H Tamura scored, M Ogasawara to second. \n

N Gonzalez relieved V Odelin.N Aoki grounded out to second.\n

(4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)\n

JAPAN 4, CUBA 0.