Less than a day after beating the United States in an elimination game, Puerto Rico will be back on the diamond Saturday afternoon against the Dominican Republic at Marlins Park in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Left-hander Wandy Rodriguez will get the ball for the Dominican Republic, and Orlando Roman is the probable starter for Puerto Rico.

The Dominican Republic defeated Puerto Rico 4-2 in pool play back on March 10.

First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET.


Final: Dominican Republic 2 – Puerto Rico 0

W: Wandy Rodriguez

L: Orlando Roman

S: Fernando Rodney 


Semifinals (single-elimination round)

Semifinal 1: Puerto Rico vs. Japan, Sunday at 9 p.m. ET

Semifinal 2: Netherlands vs. Dominican Republic, Monday at 9 p.m. ET

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