The All Euro team held their first practices on March 5 at the JR Higashi Nihon baseball facilities in Kashiwa, Chiba. Twenty-six players worked out for about three hours. The All Euro team also visited the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Hayato Sakamoto is expected bat third for Samurai Japan, followed by Sho Nakata and Yoshitomo Tsutsugo in the four and five slots, respectively. Yuji Nishino is set to be the team closer.
Samurai Japan announced on March 6 that Rakuten Showtime will be streaming the Global Baseball Match for free (domestic only).
- March 10 - from 17:30 until 19:00, from 20:54 until the end of the game (highlights will be available for time in between 19:00 and 20:54.
- March 11 - from 17:30 until the end of the game
Links from the Samurai Japan website will become available on the day of the games.