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Japan Series 2014 open game thread

Japan Series 2014 open game thread

There is baseball tonight at 1 a.m. Does it get more exciting than that? The last time Japan hosted the traditional MLB-NPB series, MLB All-Star Chris Young was a newly-minted Padre fresh off of a breakout season, and Chone Figgins was just one year removed from a 3.9 bWAR performance. Together, with the aid of even more talented MLB players, they swept the NPB All-Star squad in five straight games. Every other year since 1986, select players from MLB and NPB have competed in the Japan Series, a competition aimed at strengthening the relationship between the two leagues. In ten match-ups,...

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