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Announcing the change of a 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™ SAMURAI JAPAN member

February 4, 2017

 Because Shohei Ohtani, a pitcher of Japan National Team "SAMURAI JAPAN," who was going to participate in "2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™(held in March, 2017)," withdrew due to injury, a member change has been announced as follows.

"2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™" Additional Player

Pitcher

Shota Takeda (Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks) Uniform Number 30

2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™
Schedule

1st round
Pool B
March 7(Tue) - 11(Sat), 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 19:00 Japan 11-6 Cuba
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 19:00 Australia 1-4 Japan
Friday, March 10, 2017 19:00 Japan 7-1 China

2nd round
Pool E
Sunday, March 12, 2017 19:00 Netherlands 6-8 Japan
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 19:00 Japan 8-5 Cuba
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 19:00 Japan 8-3 Israel

Final Round
Semifinals
The Tuesday, March 21, 2017 18:00 (Japan time 22nd 10:00) Japan 1-2 United States

Final Game
The Wednesday, March 22, 2017 18:00 (Japan time 23rd 10:00) Puerto Rico 0-8 United States

Venue

Gocheok Sky Dome
Tokyo Dome
Marlins Park
Estadio Charros
Petco Park
Dodger Stadium

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WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™

Practice Game

March 18 13:05 (Japan time 19th 5:05) Chicago Cubs 6-4 Japan
March 19 13:05 (Japan time 20th 5:05) Los Angeles Dodgers 3x-2 Japan

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