Mariners set Japan trip roster
PEORIA, Ariz. -- The Seattle Mariners set their 30-man travel roster for the team's trip to Japan to open the regular season.
The Mariners leave for Japan later on Thursday. They will play exhibition games against Japanese teams the Hanshin Tigers on Saturday and the Yomiuri Giants on Monday in Tokyo before a two-game regular-season series against the Oakland Athletics on March 28-29.
The Mariners' roster has 14 pitchers, four catchers, seven infielders and five outfielders.
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