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S. Korea edges Cuba for 1st baseball gold
Manager Kim Kyungmoon is tossed in the air by his players after his team beat Cuba 3-2 in the gold medal game.
Beijing, China (Sports Network) - South Korea turned a double-play with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, holding on to beat Cuba 3-2 in the gold medal game at the Beijing Olympics.

It was the first gold medal for the Koreans in 16 years since baseball was added as an Olympic sport.

Cuba, the three-time Olympic champions, took less than gold for the first time since winning silver behind the United States in 2000.

Earlier on Saturday, Taylor Teagarden hit the go-ahead two-run double in the fifth inning and Jason Donald followed with a two-run homer to lead the U.S. over Japan, 8-4, in the bronze medal game.

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