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2006 World Baseball Classic – Pool 1

Pool 1 of the Second Round of the 2006 World Baseball Classic was held at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California, United States from March 12 to 16, 2006.

Like the first round, Pool 1 was a round-robin tournament. The final two teams advanced to the semifinals.

Rk
Team
W L HTH RA IPD RA/9
1  South Korea 3 0
2  Japan 1 2 1–1 5 17.2 2.55
3  United States 1 2 1–1 5 17.0 2.65
4  Mexico 1 2 1–1 7 18.0 3.50

NOTE: Tiebreaker notes: HTH − Head-to-head. RA − Runs against. IPD − Innings the team pitched. RA/9 − The index of (RA*9)/IPD.

ResultsEdit

Pool 1
  JPN 3
  USA 4
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  MEX 1
  KOR 2
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  USA 3
  KOR 7
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  JPN 6
  MEX 1
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  KOR 2
  JPN 1
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  USA 1
  MEX 2
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United States 4, Japan 3Edit

March 12 13:00 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Japan 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 2
  United States 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 11 0
WP: Brad Lidge (1–0)   LP: Kyuji Fujikawa (0–1)
Home runs:
JPN: Ichiro Suzuki (1)
USA: Chipper Jones (2), Derrek Lee (3)
Attendance: 32,896 (73.0%)
Umpires: HP − Bob Davidson, 1B − Ramon Armendariz, 2B − Brian Knight, 3B − Neil Poulton
Notes: Two outs when winning run scored.
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South Korea 2, Mexico 1Edit

March 12 20:00 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
  South Korea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 2 5 0
WP: Jae-weong Seo (2–0)   LP: Rodrigo López (0–2)   Sv: Chan Ho Park (3)
Home runs:
MEX: Luis A. García (1)
KOR: Seung-yuop Lee (4)
Attendance: 42,979 (95.4%)
Umpires: HP − Chris Guccione, 1B − Travis Reininger, 2B − Ed Hickox, 3B − Carlos Rey
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South Korea 7, United States 3Edit

March 13 19:00 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  United States 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 9 3
  South Korea 2 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 X 7 10 0
WP: Min-han Son (2–0)   LP: Dontrelle Willis (0–2)
Home runs:
USA: Ken Griffey, Jr. (3)
KOR: Seung-yuop Lee (5), Hee-seop Choi (1)
Attendance: 21,288 (47.3%)
Umpires: HP − Ed Hickox, 1B − Chris Guccione, 2B − Travis Reininger, 3B − Carlos Rey
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Japan 6, Mexico 1Edit

March 14 16:00 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Japan 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 6 12 2
  Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2
WP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (2–0)   LP: Esteban Loaiza (1–1)
Home runs:
JPN: Tomoya Satozaki (1)
MEX: Miguel Ojeda (1)
Attendance: 16,591 (36.8%)
Umpires: HP − Ramon Armendariz, 1B − Bob Davidson, 2B − Brian Knight, 3B − Neil Poulton
Boxscore

South Korea 2, Japan 1Edit

March 15 19:00 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0
  Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
WP: Byung-hyun Kim (1–0)   LP: Toshiya Sugiuchi (0–1)   Sv: Seung-hwan Oh (1)
Home runs:
KOR: None
JPN: Tsuyoshi Nishioka (2)
Attendance: 39,679 (88.1%)
Umpires: HP − Travis Reininger, 1B − Chris Guccione, 2B − Ed Hickox, 3B − Carlos Rey
Boxscore

Mexico 2, United States 1Edit

March 16 16:30 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  United States 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
  Mexico 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 X 2 6 1
WP: Édgar Gonzalez (1–0)   LP: Roger Clemens (1–1)   Sv: David Cortés (1)
Attendance: 38,284 (85.0%)
Umpires: HP − Brian Knight, 1B − Bob Davidson, 2B − Ramon Armendariz, 3B − Neil Poulton
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