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updated: 3/19/2013 11:16 PM

Unbeaten Dominicans win World Baseball Classic 3-0

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  • The Dominican Republic's Miguel Tejada (4) catches a foul ball hit by Puerto Rico's Jesus Feliciano during the seventh inning of the championship game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

      The Dominican Republic's Miguel Tejada (4) catches a foul ball hit by Puerto Rico's Jesus Feliciano during the seventh inning of the championship game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

 
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run double in the first inning that held up, and the Dominican Republic capped a dominant, unbeaten run through the World Baseball Classic with a 3-0 win against Puerto Rico for the championship Tuesday night.

Erick Aybar added an RBI double to back winner Samuel Deduno, and the demonstrative Dominican righty threw his arms into the air in delight after watching a run-saving defensive gem by center fielder Alejandro De Aza in a tough fifth.

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Cheers of "Dominicana! Dominicana!" rang out through the rain at AT&T Park all the way to the streets of Santo Domingo. The Dominican fans -- fanaticos, indeed -- didn't let the Bay Area's wet weather keep them from dancing in the stands, waving flags and tooting horns. Flags became makeshift ponchos.

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