March 25, 2013 10:24
Korea saw its global baseball ranking fall five notches after it was eliminated in the first round of the World Baseball Classic earlier this month.
The team garnered 333.22 points to place 9th, down from 518.2 points and 5th in December, the International Baseball Federation said Thursday.
The Dominican Republic, the winner of the third WBC, jumped from 13th to 7th, while Cuba, the U.S. and Japan maintained their top three positions.
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