NEW YORK (AP) Seattle's Robinson Cano and the Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols will be among the players going to Japan in November for a five-game series against Japan's national team.

The announcement was made Thursday by Major League Baseball and the players' union.

Baltimore's Adam Jones and the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig also will play in the Nov. 11-20 series. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington will lead the team in the 11th All-Star series.

The games will be in Osaka, Tokyo and Sapporo, with exhibition games in Osaka and Okinawa.

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