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Tuesday, August 14
Updated: August 15, 6:16 PM ET
Team breakdown: Asia



Little League: Kitasuna Little League
Location: Tokyo, Japan

How they got here: Japanese teams have won four LLWS titles: 1967, '68, '76 and '99, and this year's team is one game away from reaching the finals again. Kitasuna's 15-5 win against Mexico on Wednesday landed them a spot in the International finals.

Roster
Name No. DOB Age B/T Pos.
Kazuki Ohkawara 16 8/8/88 13 L/L P
Tatsuya Suzuki 19 2/13/89 12 R/R C
Natsuki Sugisawa 18 8/15/88 13 L/L 1B
Yousuki Nomura 8 9/18/88 13 L/R 2B
Nobuhisa Baba 10 9/3/88 13 R/R 3B
Takaaki Ohno 7 3/17/89 12 R/R SS
Tsubasa Sumiyoshi 11 12/24/88 12 R/R OF
Atsushi Mochizuki 25 8/17/88 13 L/R OF
Toshiya Mitsuhashi 4 2/6/89 12 R/R OF
Yohei Kawasaki 24 8/3/88 13 R/R P
Takumi Isono 3 8/3/88 13 L/R OF
Yuta Yamanome 1 1/4/89 12 L/R 2B
Tomoharu Takewaki 2 4/4/89 12 L/R OF
Masayuki Itoh 11 1/9/89 12 R/R 3B

Manager: Yohichi Kubo
Coaches: Masaaki Mori, Kiichiro Kubo


 




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