MLB announces full roster for Japan All-Star Series

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Major League Baseball announced the full roster it will send to Japan for the Japan All-Star Series in November.

MLB's squad, which will be managed by Miami Marlins bench boss Don Mattingly, includes Atlanta Braves rookie sensation Ronald Acuna Jr. and nine-time All-Star Yadier Molina of the St. Louis Cardinals.

However, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder and National League MVP candidate Christian Yelich, who was announced last month among the first wave of players, is no longer on the roster.


Player Team
Matt Andriese ARI
Scott Barlow KC
John Brebbia STL
Junior Guerra MIL
Brian Johnson BOS
Kenta Maeda LAD
Chris Martin TEX
Collin McHugh HOU
Daniel Norris DET
Vidal Nuno TB
Dan Otero CLE
Yusmeiro Petit OAK
Erasmo Ramirez SEA
Hector Velazquez BOS
Kirby Yates SD


Player Team
Robinson Chirinos TEX
Yadier Molina STL
J.T. Realmuto MIA


Player Team
Whit Merrifield KC
Amed Rosario NYM
Carlos Santana PHI
Eugenio Suarez CIN
Chris Taylor LAD


Player Team
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL
Mitch Haniger SEA
Enrique Hernandez LAD
Rhys Hoskins PHI
Kevin Pillar TOR
Juan Soto WAS

The seven-game tour opens Nov. 8 with an exhibition game against the Yomiuri Giants at the Tokyo Dome and concludes Nov. 15 at the Nagoya Dome.

MLB announces full roster for Japan All-Star Series
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