Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) will be one of the thirty Seattle players heading to Japan.
Nikkan Sports notes that Hisashi Iwakuma could start the Seattle game against the Yomiuri Giants on March 26.
Nikkan Sports has posted info on ticket availability for the Opening Series:
Same-day tickets will be available for Seattle Mariners vs Hanshin Tigers (March 25), Yomiuri Giants vs Oakland A's (March 25), and Oakland A's vs Hanshin (March 26).
Tickets for Yomiuri Giants vs Seattle Mariners (March 26), and the two MLB games between Seattle and Oakland (March 28 and 29) have sold out.