Updated November 21, 2014

Nov 20 at Okinawa: Samurai Japan vs MLB All Star
It's the first time an MLB game was held in the southern island of Okinawa. MLB side scored first, but the Samurai equalized on Kenta Imamiya's RBI. The in the 4th inning, Japan took the lead. In the 5th,Yoshihiro Maru hit in a run from Tsuyoshi Wada of the Chicago Cubs. In the end, Samurai won 6 to 4, to end the series with 4 wins.

Nov 18 at Sapporo Dome : Samurai Japan vs MLB All Star
Samurai's starting pitcher was 20 year old Shohei Otani. He pitched well until the 3rd inning, he gave us base hits and allowed MLB side to score on his wild pitch. MLB won 3 to 1 against Samurai Japan.

Nov 16 at Tokyo Dome : Samurai Japan vs MLB All Star
Starting for Japan this time, the Tigers Shintaro Fujinami. He was not in good control of his pitch. In the 3rd inning, he gave up a 3 run homer to Justin Morneau. In all, Fujinami gave up 4 runs. In the 6th inning, Eva Longoria homered. MLB won 6 to 1, it's first win in the series.

Nov 15 at Tokyo Dome : Samurai Japan vs MLB All Star
MLB's started Jeremy Guthriew gave up a 2 run home run to Hayato Sakamoto in the 2nd inning. In the 3rd inning, the Fighters Sho Nakata blasted a home run. Takahiro Norimoto of the Golden Eagles pitched perfect 5 innings. Pitchers after him all kept the MLB players to a no hitter. Japan won again 4 to 0.

Nov 14 at Tokyo Dome : Samurai Japan vs MLB All Star
Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners started for MLB. He gave up 5 runs in 4 innings. Japan's starting pitcher Chihiro Kaneko of the Buffaloes gave up 3. Including a 2 run homerun to Colorado Rockies Justin Morneau. From the 6th inning Tsuyoshi Wada of the Chicago Cubs pitched. The Hawks Nobuhiro Matsuda homered off him. Japan won 8 to 4.

Nov 12 at Kyocera Dome: Samurai Japan vs MLB All Star
The starting pitcher for the Samurais, Carp's Kenta Maeda. He hurled 5 innings without giving up a run. Matt Shoemaker of the LA Angels started for the MLB team. The Samurais hit in 2 runs. Shohei Otani of the Fighters hurled the 8th inning with a 159km/hour pitch. Japan won 2 to 0

Nov 11 at Koshien Stadium: Hanshin Tigers-Yomiuri Giants vs MLB All Star
Eva Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays grandslammed in the 5th inning. Salvador Perez of the Kansas City Royals homered in the 6th. And in the 7th, Dexter Fowler of the Houston Astros homered. The Japan side was 7 runs behind. But in the 7th inning kicked off by the Giants Taishi Ota, runs were hit in one after another. But just a run short, the Tigers Giants team lost. It's 7 to 8

US Japan All Star series to take place
It's the first time in 8 years all start of Japan and MLB face eachother.

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