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Tejada drives in 2 for Panama

11/18/2012

Ruben Tejada produced three doubles in five at-bats and drove in two runs as Panama eliminated Nicaragua in World Baseball Classic qualifying Saturday.

Manny Acosta tosed a scoreless ninth inning, striking out one, in Panama's 6-2 victory.

Panama lost its opening game, 3-2, to Brazil. The host country plays an elimination game again Sunday, against Colombia.