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Japanese players try to get in touch with families after earthquake

Japanese players try to get in touch with families after earthquake

The Associated Press

Daisuke Matsuzaka (left) and Hideki Okajima

Boston pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka tried to get in touch with his grandmother. Oakland slugger Hideki Matsui prayed for the victims. Mets reliever Ryota Igarashi stayed up all night to see the devastation.

All across spring training, Japanese ballplayers worried about those at home. Hundreds of people were killed or missing after Japan was struck by its biggest recorded earthquake and a massive tsunami. Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 12 | 3/19-3/25Comments (1)

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