Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin, left, Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge, center, and Mariners special consultant Ken Griffey Jr. pose for photographers after a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. The Mariners and Athletics will open next season in Japan with a two-game series at the Tokyo Dome on March 28 and 29. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin, left, Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge, center, and Mariners special consultant Ken Griffey Jr. pose for photographers after a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. The Mariners and Athletics will open next season in Japan with a two-game series at the Tokyo Dome on March 28 and 29. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin, left, Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge, center, and Mariners special consultant Ken Griffey Jr. pose for photographers after a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. The Mariners and Athletics will open next season in Japan with a two-game series at the Tokyo Dome on March 28 and 29. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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