On August 16, 2008 — South Korea edges Japan, 5 – 3, in a duel of melting bullpens. Hitoki Iwase allows 3 runs in the 9th while South Korean closer Ki-joo Han allows a triple and double to two of the three batters he faces. Dae-ho Lee and Takahiro Arai both hit two-run homers in the Asian showdown.

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