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[4/22/2015] Samurai Japan university team to play exhibition game against NPB team in June

by on Apr.23, 2015 @ 9:00 am, under College, NPB, Samurai Japan

The NPB and the All Japan University Baseball Federation announced that the Samurai Japan university team will be playing an exhibition game against a team of NPB players on June 29, 2015. The game is set to start at 6:30pm at Jingu Stadium. There will be no make-up date in the event of a cancellation due to bad weather conditions. Tickets to the game will become available on May 9.

Other information about the game:

  • The game will end at nine innings, regardless of score. Games will become official after five innings.
  • The NPB team will use the dugout on the third base side and will be considered the away team. The Samurai Japan university team will use the dugout on the first base side and will be considered the home team.
  • The designated hitter rule will be used.
  • The standard NPB baseball will be used.
  • The Samurai Japan university team roster will be unveiled on April 27. The NPB roster will be unveiled on April 28.

Source: official announcement (NPB), official announcement (JUBF), official game site (Samurai Japan)

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2015 Universiade Groups (July 3-14)

Group A

  • Japan
  • Korea
  • China
  • France

Group B

  • America
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Czech Republic
  • Mexico
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