Mariners, A's to open at Tokyo Dome
SEATTLE -- Ichiro Suzuki and possibly Hideki Matsui will begin the 2012 season playing before their countrymen.
The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics will open next season in Japan with a two-game series at the Tokyo Dome on March 28 and 29 the commissioner's office announced on Wednesday. The teams will also play two yet-to-be scheduled exhibition games during the trip.
The teams will leave their spring training homes in Arizona on March 22 and return to Arizona on March 30.
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