Two player changes were announced for Global Baseball Match's All Euro team on March 4.
- Rick VandenHurk (injury)
- Andruw Jones (wants to spend time with family)
- Mike Bolsenbroek
- Jakub Sladek
Osaka Toin High School manager Koichi Nishitani is the top candidate to manage the Samurai Japan eighteen and under team during the upcoming U18 World Cup.
Source: Nikkan Sports 3/3/2015