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2009 World Baseball Classic – Pool 1

Pool 1 of the Second Round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic was held at Petco Park, San Diego, California, United States from March 15 to 19, 2009.

Like the first round, Pool 1 was a modified double-elimination tournament. The final two teams played against each other for seeding and both advanced to the semifinals.

  Preliminaries Qualifiers Seeding
                             
AR  Japan 6  
BW  Cuba 0  
  W1  Japan 1  
  W2  South Korea 4  
BR  Mexico 2
AW  South Korea 8  
  W4  South Korea 2 1R
  W5  Japan 6 1W
L1  Cuba 7  
L2  Mexico 4  
  W3  Cuba 0
  L4  Japan 5  

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ResultsEdit

Pool 1
  JPN 6
  CUB 0
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  MEX 2
  KOR 8
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  CUB 7
  MEX 4
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  JPN 1
  KOR 4
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  JPN 5
  CUB 0
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  JPN 6
  KOR 2
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Japan 6, Cuba 0Edit

March 15 13:00 at Petco Park
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Japan 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 12 2
  Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
WP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (1–0)   LP: Aroldis Chapman (0–1)
Attendance: 20,179 (47.3%)
Umpires: HP − Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B − Carlos Rey, 2B − Bill Miller, 3B − Willie Rodriguez
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South Korea 8, Mexico 2Edit

March 15 20:00 at Petco Park
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Mexico 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
  South Korea 0 2 0 1 1 0 4 0 X 8 12 1
WP: Hyun-wook Jong (1–0)   LP: Oliver Perez (0–1)
Home runs:
MEX: None
KOR: Bum-ho Lee (1), Tae-kyun Kim (1), Young-min Ko (1)
Attendance: 22,337 (52.3%)
Umpires: HP − Joe West, 1B − Willie Rodriguez, 2B − Bill Miller, 3B − Paul Hyham
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Cuba 7, Mexico 4Edit

March 16 20:00 at Petco Park
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Cuba 1 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 7 11 0
  Mexico 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 7 0
WP: Norge Luis Vera (1–0)   LP: Jorge Campillo (0–1)   Sv: Pedro Luis Lazo (1)
Home runs:
CUB: None
MEX: Jorge Cantú (1), Cristhian Presichi (1)
Attendance: 9,329 (21.9%)
Umpires: HP − Bill Miller, 1B − Paul Hyham, 2B − Hunter Wendelstedt, 3B − Carlos Rey
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South Korea 4, Japan 1Edit

March 17 20:00 at Petco Park
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Japan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
  South Korea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 4 4 0
WP: Jung-keun Bong (1–0)   LP: Yu Darvish (0–1)   Sv: Chang-yong Lim (1)
Attendance: 15,332 (35.9%)
Umpires: HP − Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B − Carlos Rey, 2B − Joe West, 3B − Willie Rodriguez
Boxscore

Japan 5, Cuba 0Edit

March 18 20:00 at Petco Park
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Japan 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 5 8 0
  Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
WP: Hisashi Iwakuma (1–0)   LP: Yunesky Maya (0–1)   Sv: Toshiya Sugiuchi (1)
Attendance: 9,774 (22.9%)
Umpires: HP − Joe West, 1B − Willie Rodriguez, 2B − Hunter Wendelstedt, 3B − Paul Hyham
Boxscore

Japan 6, South Korea 2Edit

March 19 18:00 at Petco Park
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Japan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 6 15 3
  South Korea 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 3
WP: Hideaki Wakui (1–0)   LP: Seung-hwan Oh (0–1)
Home runs:
JPN: Seiichi Uchikawa (1)
KOR: Bum-ho Lee (2)
Attendance: 14,832 (34.7%)
Umpires: HP − Bill Miller, 1B − Paul Hyham, 2B − Joe West, 3B − Carlos Rey
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