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So much for small ball.

Takashi Toritani led off the game with a home run, Hayato Sakamoto had a grand slam, and Samurai Japan broke out its power bats to advance to the semifinals of the 2013 World Baseball Classic with a dominating 16-4 rout over the Netherlands in the second round on Sunday night at Tokyo Dome. The game was called after the bottom of the seventh due to the mercy rule.

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