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The organizers of the 2014 Nichibei Yakyu all-star series announced the remaining players for the Japan national team and 10 more players for the major league squad on Thursday.

For the Japanese team, dubbed Samurai Japan, young star hurlers Shohei Otani (Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters) and Shintaro Fujinami (Hanshin Tigers) were named to the top-flight team for the first time, while rising position players Tetsuto Yamada (Tokyo Yakult Swallows), Yuki Yanagita (Fukuoka Softbank Hawks) and Ryosuke Kikuchi (Hiroshima Carp) were also added to the roster.

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