Shohei Ohtani prepares to bat during the World Baseball Classic.

TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 10: Pinch hitter Shohei Ohtani #16 of Japan at bat in the eighth inning during the international friendly match between Japan and Mexico at the Tokyo Dome on November 10, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Masterpress/Getty Images) ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **
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