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Yang's homers in easy Taiwan win over Netherlands in WBC

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Associated Press
3/3/2013 9:51:03 AM
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Dai-Kang Yang batted in three runs, including two on a home run, to help pace host Taiwan to an 8-3 victory over Netherlands in a Group B World Baseball Classic game in Taichung, Taiwan on Sunday.

Taiwan improved its record in the group to 2-0, putting it in a strong position to advance to the next round in Tokyo.

Yang's two-run homer came during a three-run 6th inning, breaking the game open after Taiwan scored four in the 4th.

Dashenko Ricardo had two RBIs for the Dutch. They went ahead 3-0 in the 2nd after Taiwanese pitchers issued four consecutive passes -- three walks and a hit batter.

On Monday Korea plays Australia. It's a must-win for the favourite Koreans, who fell 5-0 to Netherlands on Saturday.

Yang Dai-Kang (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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