Team Japan's roster

Updated: February 28, 2006, 8:49 PM ET
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Pitchers

Kyuji Fujikawa, RHP, Hanshin Tigers
Soichi Fujita, LHP, Chiba Lotte Marines
Hirotoshi Ishii, LHP, Yakult Swallows
Hiroyuki Kobayashi, RHP, Chiba Lotte Marines
Tomoyuki Kubota, RHP, Hanshin Tigers
Daisuke Matsuzaka, RHP, Seibu Lions
Akinori Otsuka, RHP, Texas Rangers
Naoyuki Shimizu, RHP, Chiba Lotte Marines Toshiya Sugiuchi, LHP, Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
Koji Uehara, RHP, Yomiuri Giants
Tsuyoshi Wada, LHP, Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
Shunsuke Watanabe, RHP, Chiba Lotte Marines
Yasuhiko Yabutu, RHP, Chiba Lotte Marines

Catchers

Ryoji Aikawa, Yokohama BayStars
Tomoya Satozaki, Chiba Lotte Marines
Motonobu Tanishige, Chunichi Dragons

Infielders

Takahiro Arai, 1B, Hiroshima Toyo Carp
Toshiaki Imae, 3B, Chiba Lotte Marines
Akinori Iwamura, 3B, Yakult Swallows
Munenori Kawasaki, SS, Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
Nobuhiko Matsunaka, 1B, Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
Shinya Miyamoto, SS/2B, Yakult Swallows
Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Chiba Lotte Marines
Michihiro Ogasawara, 1B, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters

Outfielders

Norichika Aoki, Yakult Swallows
Kosuke Fukudome, Chunichi Dragons
Tatsuhiko Kinjoh, Yokohmama BayStars
Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle Mariners
Hitoshi Tamura, Yokohama BayStars
Kazuhiro Wada, Seibu Lions