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WBC: Dominican Republic 6, Spain 3

March 9, 2013 at 4:21 PM   |   Comments

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 9 (UPI) -- Samuel Deduno struck out five batters over four scoreless innings Saturday, pacing the Dominican Republic to a 6-3 World Baseball Classic win over Spain.

Deduno (1-0) allowed four hits and didn't issue a walk for the Dominicans, who will close round-robin play Sunday against Puerto Rico after previously downing Venezuela in their Pool C opener.

Nelson Cruz provided a pair of run-scoring singles while Robinson Cano went 3-for-5 with an RBI double in the victory.

Carlos Santana cracked a homer for the Dominicans.

Yoanner Negrin (0-1) took the loss for Spain, allowing five runs on three hits and four walks over 2 1/3 innings.

Spain lost 3-0 to Puerto Rico in its Friday opener.

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