Japan's infielder Nobuhiro Matsuda hits an RBI single off Brazil's pitcher Kesley Kondo in the eighth inning of their World Baseball Classic first round game in Fukuoka, Japan, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Photo by: Koji Sasahara

Japan's infielder Nobuhiro Matsuda hits an RBI single off Brazil's pitcher Kesley Kondo in the eighth inning of their World Baseball Classic first round game in Fukuoka, Japan, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)