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Japanese baseball team ordered to pay damages for foul ball

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese baseball team the Nippon Ham Fighters have been ordered to pay a woman $350,000 in damages after she was hit in the face by a foul ball at Sapporo Dome.

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Matsui teams up with Jeter at baseball charity in Japan

Former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter, center, is applauded after his speech before a clinic in a charity baseball event with teammate Hideki Matsui at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, March 21, 2015. The ex-major league teammates took part in the charity event to support survivors of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — Hideki Matsui went to bat for children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami and hit a home run.

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