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The World Baseball Classic will crown a champion in two days, and for the first time, a team other than Japan will be hoisting the trophy.

Alex Rios sent Atsushi Nomi’s high, 122-kph change-up deep into the seats in left field for a two-run home run during the seventh inning, and Japan was left to rue a number of missed chances, as Puerto Rico ended the two-time defending WBC champions’ reign with a 3-1 victory in front of a crowd of 33,683 on Sunday at AT&T Park.

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