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MLB will go on tour in Japan in November

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Major League Baseball is going on tour. So far eight players along with manager Don Mattingly have been named to represent MLB in the Japan Series. Per Chad Thornburg of MLB.com the players select so far are:

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez and Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich -- as well as Braves National League Rookie of the Year Award candidate Ronald Acuna Jr., Phillies teammates Rhys Hoskins and Carlos Santana, Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield and Dodgers infielder/outfielder Chris Taylor.

The tour will feature seven exhibition games with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and begins November 8 and ends on November 20. From November 9 on games will be broadcast on MLB Network. This is the first Japan Series since 2014.

Early roster named for All-Star Tour in Japan | MLB.com

Japan Series | MLB.com

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