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Japanese players: We may skip World Baseball Classic

Japanese professional baseball players are threatening to boycott the 2013 World Baseball Classic over a disagreement about the split of the $18 million expected to be generated from the event. The issue is actually pretty simple: since the Japanese players feel they’re integral to the success of the event, next scheduled for spring 2013, they […]

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A’s, Mariners to begin, depart spring training early

With Major League Baseball scheduling a season-opening series between the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners in Japan, both teams will begin spring training early and take a break at the end of spring training. The teams will participate in Japan Opening Series 2012, a two-game set scheduled for March 28 and 29. “Major League Baseball […]

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