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United States's David Wright celebrates as he crosses the plate after hitting a grand slam in the fifth inning of a World Baseball Classic game against Italy Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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United States's David Wright celebrates as he crosses the plate after hitting a grand slam in the fifth inning of a World Baseball Classic game against Italy Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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