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Interleague Games With Taiwan and Korea?

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Interleague Games With Taiwan and Korea?
According to Hochi Sports, the owner of the Chiba Lotte Marines made a statement that if the inter-league games with the Central League are popular, then the Pacific League is considering setting up regular season games between the Korean and Taiwan professional teams two or three years later, possibly as early as 2006.

According to the article, when the announcement of the Orix-Kintetsu merger was made in June, some teams from Korea and Taiwan wanted to join with the Pacific League to form an "Asia League." The PL is taking the first steps to promote Japanese baseball around Asia, when the Chiba Lotte Marines play the Softbank Hawks for two regular season games, on June 28 and 29 of the 2005 season, in Korea.

Here's the article in Japanese: [Link - Yahoo! Sports]

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