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U.S. tops Cuba 10-5 in World Cup final

Updated: September 27, 2009, 2:19 PM ET
Associated Press

NETTUNO, Italy -- The United States defended its baseball World Cup title on Sunday with a 10-5 victory over Cuba that was powered by four RBIs from Lucas May, including a three-run home run.

"Other than playing in a World Series, this is as big as it gets," said May, a Los Angeles Dodgers prospect who went 2 for 4. "It feels good to wear a gold medal."

The U.S. team, consisting entirely of Triple-A and Double-A players, finished with 14 straight wins after opening the competition ...

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