Breaking News: Mariners vs A’s To start 2012 MLB season in Japan

Ichiro Suzuki as a member of Japan's Orix Blue Wave

Brandon Choate covers breaking Major League Baseball news that the 2012 season will open in Japan with the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics facing off. Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki came from Japan in 2001 to play for the Seattle Mariners. Some say Ichiro paved the way for Japanese players to enter the big leagues as players like Hideki Mastui, Kenji Jojhima, So Taguchi and Kazuo Matsui have all done well in the majors…

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