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MLB, MLBPA announce Japan All-Star Series participants

MLB, MLBPA announce Japan All-Star Series participants
Published On: Mon, Sep 10
Apr 6, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; General view on the Opening Series banner on the field before the game between the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

For over 100 years, off and on a€” more off than on, actually a€” major leaguers have traveled to Japan for all-star barnstorming series of one form or another. The tradition will continue this November and this morning MLB and the MLBPA announced many of the participants in the series, which is being called the Japan All-Star Series.

On the squad areA Yadier MolinaA of the Cardinals, Eugenio SuA¡rez of the Reds,A Christian YelichA of the Brewers, Ronald AcuA±a of the Braves,A Rhys HoskinsA andA Carlos SantanaA of the Phillies,A Whit MerrifieldA of the Royals andA Chris TaylorA of the Dodgers.A 

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