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Tokyo Dome 11/10 - 11/13 vs. Mexico game with Netherlands

November 21, 2016

“Norihiro Akahoshi x Top Team” Samurai Japan Warm-up Games Observation Report

November 13, 2016

Suzuki made a game-winning hit with the bases loaded! Samurai Japan defeated the Netherlands 12-10 with extra-inning tie-breakers!

November 12, 2016

An exciting game for 3 hours 57 minutes! Samurai Japan finally won a walk-off against the Netherlands 9-8 with extra-inning tie-breakers!

November 11, 2016

Powerful Samurai Japan won the revenge game against Mexico 11-4 with 13 hits and 11 runs!

November 10, 2016

Kokubo Japan was completely defeated by Mexico 3-7…awakening Japan to its pitching and batting problems

November 10, 2016

Samurai Japan Warm-up Games: The large-sized screens in Tokyo Dome show cheering messages and photos from SNSs

November 10, 2016

Samurai Japan Ambassador Norihiro Akahoshi – The theme of Samurai Japan Warm-up Games is “Competition”

November 9, 2016

Official training and official press conference – “We want to have a valuable time,” says Manager Kokubo

November 9, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Announcement of Mexico National Team players and uniform numbers

November 9, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Introduction of Opponents – Keiji Uezono’s Impression of Netherlands Baseball –

November 8, 2016

On the 3rd day of the training camp, Ohtani hit a dynamic triple in the simulated batting practice, and defensive force also tried various combinations

November 8, 2016

Say watchword to your smartphone and join the voting campaign to support Samurai Japan – Wallpapers of all players for smartphone are now available

November 8, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Introduction of Opponents – Actual Situation and Potential of Mexican Baseball –

November 8, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Announcement of Mexico National Team players and uniform numbers

November 8, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Samurai Chonmage (topknot) will be given to visitors each day on a first-come-first-served basis

November 8, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Walk-up tickets are available

November 7, 2016

On the 2nd day of the training camp, 3 pitchers had a simulated batting practice for warm-up games

November 7, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Introduction of Opponents – History of Netherlands Baseball –

November 7, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Games will be broadcast live on Hikari TV through HDR-compatible 4K-IP broadcasting

November 6, 2016

The top team is new ready to take back the world’s No.1! Checking the new players and tactics in warm-up games

November 6, 2016

Change of Mexico National Team players & Announcement of coaching staff

November 6, 2016

[Samurai Japan Warm-up Games] Introduction of Opponents – History of Mexican Baseball –

November 1, 2016

Samurai Japan Warm-up Games: Additional players called up to Mexico and Netherlands national teams

October 31, 2016

Say watchword to your smartphone and join the voting campaign to support Samurai Japan

October 31, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

October 26, 2016

Video for Samurai Japan Warm-up Games – Yoshitomo Tsutsugoh –

October 24, 2016

Video for Samurai Japan Warm-up Games – Tomoyuki Sugano –

October 24, 2016

Tsubakuro and Giabbit join Samurai Japan! They will appear in the warm-up games from Thursday, November 10 to Sunday, November 13

October 24, 2016

Announcement of Japan National Team uniform numbers and additional players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

October 21, 2016

Video for Samurai Japan Warm-up Games – Shogo Akiyama –

October 19, 2016

Video for Samurai Japan Warm-up Games – Tetsuto Yamada –

October 18, 2016

Press Conference for Announcement of Players for Samurai Japan Warm-up Games – “We will play for WBC”

October 18, 2016

Players of Mexico National Team and Netherlands National Team for Samurai Japan warm-up games announced

October 18, 2016

Privileges for “Mexico Cheering Seat” and “Netherlands Cheering Seat” in Samurai Japan warm-up games announced

October 18, 2016

Samurai Japan warm-up games to be held in Tokyo Dome in November will be broadcast live on TV

October 18, 2016

28 players for Samurai Japan warm-up games to be held in Tokyo Dome in November announced

October 17, 2016

“Press Conference for Announcement of Players for Samurai Japan Warm-up Games” to be broadcast live on Facebook Live and AbemaTV at 13:00 on October 18

October 14, 2016

Tokyo pool for the 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™ – The Girls Ambassadors Inauguration Ceremony

September 23, 2016

Samurai Japan Warm-up Games: The design of “Special Picnic Sheet with a Samurai Japan Cheering Uniform” revealed!

August 26, 2016

Come to Samurai Japan warm-up games on November 10 and 11 and get a Samurai Japan original cheering muffler! Original goods for limited ticket also announced

August 18, 2016

Information on the tickets for Samurai Japan Build-up Game to be held in November

July 17, 2016

Samurai Japan will engage in a training camp in November and play four games against the Mexico National Team and the Netherlands National Team in "actual game mode"

Event Overview

Host General incorporated association Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB Enterprise, Inc., Yomiuri Shimbun
Participating Teams Japan National Team, Mexico national baseball team, the Netherlands national baseball team
Venue Tokyo Dome
Schedule Thursday, November 10 19:00 
Japan National Team (home) vs. Mexico national baseball team (visitor) (gates open at 16:30)
Friday, November 11 19:00 
Mexico national baseball team (home) vs. Japan National Team (visitor) (gates open at 16:30)
Saturday, November 12 18:30 
Japan National Team (home) vs. the Netherlands national baseball team (visitor) (gates open at 16:00)
Sunday, November 13 18:00 
The Netherlands national baseball team (home) vs. Japan National Team (visitor) (gates open at 15:30)
Dugout 1st-base side, Opponent team are 3rd-base side Japan National Team with all four games
Tournament rules ・We follow authorized baseball rule
・We adopt all game DHs system
・Meeting game ball assumes use of WBC ball
・We assume doping subject of examination game
・There are no throw restrictions of pitcher
・We assume WBSC authorized game
・We finish ninth inning and, in the case of tie score, carry out after ten times of tie-breaks
※We finish beating with 12 times (when there is not end at the time of 12 times of end, we are tied)
・There is no Called

Broadcast Schedule

Japan National Team vs. Mexico national baseball team

Airdate Broadcast Station Broadcast time
Thursday, November 10 Hikari TV 18:45 ...
Thursday, November 10 TBS Network
BS-TBS
From 19:00 to 21:54 (Subsidiaries of TBS)
We relay in BS-TBS and broadcast
Friday, November 11 Hikari TV 18:45 ...
Friday, November 11 TV Asahi Network
The BS morning sun
From 19:00 to 20:54 (subsidiary of TV Asahi)
20:52 ... (we relay in the BS morning sun and broadcast)

Japan National Team vs. the Netherlands national baseball team

Airdate Broadcast Station Broadcast time
Saturday, November 12 Hikari TV 18:15 ...
Saturday, November 12 TBS Network
BS-TBS
From 18:30 to 19:00 (BS-TBS)
From 19:00 to 20:54 (Subsidiaries of TBS)
20:52 ... (we relay in BS-TBS and broadcast)
Sunday, November 13 Hikari TV 17:50 ...
Sunday, November 13 TV Asahi Network 18:00 ... (subsidiary of TV Asahi)
  • ※On airdates, please confirm in detail in broadcasting station HP.
  • ※Program contents and broadcast schedules can be changed.

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