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Japan shuts out Mexico for LLWS international title

Updated: August 27, 2006, 12:47 AM ET
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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Good pitching and colorful home-run trots are the hallmarks of the undefeated team from Kawaguchi City, Japan.

Go Matsumoto homered and got starter Seigo Yada out of a sixth-inning jam with some sharp relief pitching in Japan's 3-0 win on Saturday night over Mexico to capture the Little League World Series international championship.

Earlier, Brady Hamilton drove in two runs and J.T. Phillips struck out eight to help Columbus, Ga., defeat Beaverton, ...

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