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Japan’s final roster

Pitchers — Takahiro Mahara (Softbank Hawks), Toshiya Sugiuchi (Softbank Hawks), Yu Darvish (Nippon Ham Fighters), Satoshi Komatsu (Orix Buffaloes), Masahiro Tanaka (Rakuten Eagles), Hisashi Iwakuma (Rakuten Eagles), Hideaki Wakui (Seibu Lions), Shunsuke Watanabe (Lotte Marines), Minoru Iwata (Hanshin Tigers), Kyuji Fujikawa (Hanshin Tigers), Tetsuya Utsumi (Yomiuri Giants), Tetsuya Yamaguchi (Yomiuri Giants), Daisuke Matsuzaka (Boston Red Sox)

Catchers — Shinnosuke Abe (Yomiuri Giants), Yoshiyuki Ishihara (Hiroshima Carp), Kenji Jojima (Seattle Mariners)

Infielders — Hiroyuki Nakajima (Seibu Lions), Munenori Kawasaki (Softbank Hawks), Yasuyuki Kataoka (Seibu Lions), Michihiro Ogasawara (Yomiuri Giants), Shuichi Murata (Yokohama BayStars), Akinori Iwamura (Tampa Bay Rays)

Outfielders — Atsunori Inaba (Nippon Ham Fighters), Norichika Aoki (Yakult Swallows), Seiichi Uchikawa (Yokohama BayStars), Yoshiyuki Kamei (Yomiuri Giants), Kosuke Fukudome (Chicago Cubs), Ichiro Suzuki (Seattle Mariners)