The difference an Ichiro can make...
Mariners vs Hanshin attendance: 42,137
Oakland vs Yomiuri attendance: 26,252
It will be interested to see if the numbers change any with the four teams switching up opponents today.
The SF Chronicle's Susan Slusser mentions that pitchers are using baseballs from their respective leagues during the exhibition games:
Japanese baseballs are slightly smaller and harder than major-league baseballs; in the exhibition games, the Yomiuri and Hanshin pitchers will throw Mizuno-made Japanese balls, and the A's pitchers will throw standard Rawlings baseballs.