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2006 World Baseball Classic – Pool D

Pool D of the First Round of the 2006 World Baseball Classic was held at Cracker Jack Stadium, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States from March 7 to 10, 2006.

Pool D was a round-robin tournament. Each team played the other three teams once, with the top two teams advancing to Pool 2.

Rk
Team
W L HTH RA IPD RA/9
1  Dominican Republic 3 0
2  Venezuela 2 1
3  Italy 1 2
4  Australia 0 3

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 D
  DOM 11
  VEN 5
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  AUS 0 (F/7)
  ITA 10
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  ITA 0
  VEN 6
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  ITA 3
  DOM 8
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  VEN 2
  AUS 0
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  AUS 4
  DOM 6
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Dominican Republic 11, Venezuela 5Edit

March 7 13:00 at Cracker Jack Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Dominican Republic 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 11 13 1
  Venezuela 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 5 10 1
WP: Bartolo Colón (1–0)   LP: Johan Santana (0–1)
Home runs:
DOM: David Ortiz 2 (2), Adrián Beltré 2 (2)
VEN: Miguel Cabrera (1), Edgardo Alfonzo (1)
Attendance: 10,645 (112.1%)
Umpires: HP − Lance Barksdale, 1B − Troy Fullwood, 2B − Dusty Dellinger, 3B − Fred van Groningen
Boxscore

Italy 10, Australia 0Edit

March 7 20:00 at Cracker Jack Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X X 0 1 2
  Italy 0 3 1 1 2 2 1 X X 10 12 0
WP: Jason Grilli (1–0)   LP: John Stephens (0–1)
Home runs:
AUS: None
ITA: Mark Saccomanno (1), Vince Sinisi (1)
Attendance: 8,099 (85.3%)
Umpires: HP − Casey Moser, 1B − Scott Barry, 2B − Ed Hickox, 3B − Carlos Rey
Notes: Completed early due to 10–run mercy rule after 7 innings.
Two outs when last run scored.
Boxscore

Venezuela 6, Italy 0Edit

March 8 19:00 at Cracker Jack Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
  Venezuela 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 X 6 9 2
WP: Freddy García (1–0)   LP: Lenny DiNardo (0–1)
Home runs:
ITA: None
VEN: Miguel Cabrera (2)
Attendance: 10,101 (106.3%)
Umpires: HP − Ed Hickox, 1B − Casey Moser, 2B − Scott Barry, 3B − Carlos Rey
Boxscore

Dominican Republic 8, Italy 3Edit

March 9 13:00 at Cracker Jack Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Italy 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 2
  Dominican Republic 2 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 X 8 11 0
WP: Odalis Pérez (1–0)   LP: Lenny DiNardo (0–1)
Home runs:
ITA: None
DOM: Albert Pujols (1), Adrián Beltré (3), Moisés Alou (1)
Attendance: 9,949 (104.7%)
Umpires: HP − Troy Fullwood, 1B − Dusty Dellinger, 2B − Lance Barksdale, 3B − Fred van Groningen
Boxscore

Venezuela 2, Australia 0Edit

March 9 20:00 at Cracker Jack Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Venezuela 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 4 0
  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
WP: Kelvim Escobar (1–0)   LP: Phil Brassington (0–1)   Sv: Francisco Rodríguez (1)
Home runs:
VEN: Ramón Hernández (1)
AUS: None
Attendance: 10,111 (106.4%)
Umpires: HP − Scott Barry, 1B − Ed Hickox, 2B − Casey Moser, 3B − Carlos Rey
Boxscore

Dominican Republic 6, Australia 4Edit

March 10 19:00 at Cracker Jack Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Australia 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 7 1
  Dominican Republic 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 X 6 8 2
WP: Daniel Cabrera (1–0)   LP: Damian Moss (0–1)   Sv: Dámaso Marte (1)
Attendance: 11,083 (116.7%)
Umpires: HP − Dusty Dellinger, 1B − Lance Barksdale, 2B − Troy Fullwood, 3B − Fred van Groningen
Boxscore

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