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Orioles' Tommy Hunter ready to play with team of major leaguers in Japan
Orioles' Tommy Hunter ready to play with team of major leaguers in Japan

When Tommy Hunter received a call about two weeks ago inviting him to play on a team of major leaguers in the All-Star Series exhibition this month in Japan, the Orioles relief pitcher said the choice was easy. The Orioles recently had been eliminated in the American League Championship Series and, while many players spend this part of the offseason recovering from a long baseball season, Hunter jumped at the opportunity. "I thought it was a pretty easy decision whether to go or not go," Hunter said. "I didn't think it took much of a thought at all. You get to experience a different culture. You get to see a different country. My wife [Ellen] gets to go. It's a...

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