Dominican Republic 0 4 4 0 3 0 2 2 0 15
Phi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Date of game: 3/5/2013

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Dominican Republic

Clearwater, FL (Sports Network) - Hanley Ramirez finished 4-for-6 with a two- run home run, three RBI and three runs scored, as the Dominican Republic pounded out 28 hits in a 15-2 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.

Robinson Cano and Jose Reyes each added a two-run blast, while Miguel Tejada went 4-for-6 with two RBI and two runs scored for the Dominican Republic, who played its first exhibition game in preparation for the World Baseball Classic.

Starter Samuel Deduno of the Minnesota Twins allowed one run on three hits and struck out three over two innings for the Dominican Republic.

Laynce Nix smacked a solo home run and plated both runs for the Phillies, who saw starter Cole Hamels give up eight runs on 12 hits in just 2 2/3 innings.

Game Notes

Orioles' Matusz ejected for substance on arm

Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz became the second major league pitcher in three days to be ejected from a game for having a foreign substance on his arm.

Hawks' Korver out for postseason

If the Atlanta Hawks are going to erase a 2-0 deficit in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, they will have to do it without one of the NBA's best shooters.

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