Found March 15, 2013 on The Majors National:
PLAYERS: Craig Kimbrel
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
The Dominican Republic scored that countries biggest victory Thursday night rallying for two runs in the top of the ninth to beat the United States 3-1 in the World Baseball Classic from Miami. Tied 1-1 entering the top half of the final inning, Braves closer Craig Kimbrel entered the game where he promptly gave up [...]

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