Valentine upset MLB games will compete with Japan league games
Updated: March 20, 2008, 4:41 PM ETAssociated Press
Bobby Valentine has nothing against the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics opening Major League Baseball's 2008 season in Japan. It's just the timing of it he can't understand.The former Texas Rangers and New York Mets manager will be on the bench as his Chiba Lotte Marines take on Sadaharu Oh's Softbank Hawks in Fukuoka just as the Red Sox and A's meet at Tokyo Dome next week in their MLB season opener. Few people are better qualified to comment on the merits of Japanese ...
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