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Cuba, Japan reach WBC second round

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Cuba overwhelmed China 12-0 to reach the World Baseball Classic second round alongside defending champions Japan Monday, as South Korea earned their first win with a 6-0 romp against Australia. 

Cuba's Jose Fernandez bats as China's catcher Meng Weiqiang looks on during the first inning of their first-round Pool A game in the World Baseball Classic tournament in Fukuoka on March 4, 2013. Cuba overwhelmed China 12-0 in the World Baseball Classic in Japan to go into the second round of the tournament, joining fellow two-time champions Japan.

Cuba's thrashing of China was their second win in four-team Pool A, putting them into round two along with co-hosts Japan, who won the tournament's first two editions and started their campaign by beating Brazil and China.

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