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Mike Aviles sparks Puerto Rico

Updated: March 9, 2013, 10:57 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Mike Aviles drove in three runs and Puerto Rico beat Venezuela 6-3 Saturday night to advance to the second round of the World Baseball Classic.

Puerto Rico (2-0) eliminated the Venezuelans (0-2), who began the tournament as a top contender with stars such as Miguel Cabrera, Pablo Sandoval and Carlos Gonzalez.

This result determined the two winners of Group C for the next phase in Miami. The Dominican Republic (2-0) also moved on with a win that eliminated Spain ...

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