MLB’s Yoshida and Nootbaar named to Japan’s WBC roster

New Boston Crimson Sox outfielder Masataka Yoshida and St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Lars Nootbaar have been among the many ultimate gamers added to Japan’s World Baseball Basic roster on Thursday.
Supervisor Hideki Kuriyama, seeking to information Samurai Japan to its third championship and first since 2009, rounded out his 30-man roster with the addition of Yoshida, Nootbaar, and 16 home stars.

Kuriyama introduced the primary 12 gamers in early January, together with Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani, San Diego Padres pitcher Yu Darvish and Chicago Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki.

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