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TOKYO -- Boston Red Sox pitchers Koji Uehara and Junichi Tazawa met with U. Marshon Lattimore Youth Jersey .S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy on Tuesday during a tour to share the 2013 World Series trophy with baseball fans in the country. "This is a great event," Kennedy said at a reception at the Embassys residence. "Last falls victory would not have happened without these two players here tonight." Earlier in the day, the two pitchers presented Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with a Red Sox jersey and talked baseball with the Japanese leader. Kennedy, the 56-year-old daughter of late President John F. Kennedy, arrived in Japan in November to become the first woman to serve as U.S. ambassador to Japan. Tazawa and Uehara played key roles in helping the Red Sox win the 2013 World Series. The 38-year-old Uehara pitched a perfect ninth inning to finish off a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6, securing Bostons third championship in 10 years. The 27-year-old Tazawa pitched in 13 of 16 post-season games. Also attending Tuesdays reception were Japans first major leaguer, Masanori Murakami, former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui and Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa, the former music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and an ardent Red Sox fan. Kennedy thanked Major League Baseball for its continuing contributions to the U.S.-Japan relationship. "You and your players -- past and present -- are ambassadors of goodwill to millions of fans here in Japan," Kennedy said. "Thank you for continuing the great legacy of baseball diplomacy between our two countries." Marshon Lattimore Saints Jersey . - Benched Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman said he has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and voluntarily entered the NFL substance abuse program more than a year ago after mistakenly taking a medication to treat the condition. Marshon Lattimore Womens Jersey . Thats what he did over the past 2 1/2 years with the Washington Wizards. Wittmans approach helped turn the Wizards from pushover to playoff winners. . Last year, Matt Kuchar closed with a 4-under 68 to beat Kevin Chappell by two strokes for his second win of the 2013 season and sixth of his career.SAN JOSE, Calif. - With two players leaving the game with injuries, and their starting goalie unable to go because of a morning skate mishap, the San Jose Sharks managed to find a way to adjust on the fly.Joe Pavelski scored two goals and the Sharks bounced back from a loss at Edmonton by beating the Oilers 5-2 in the back end of a home-and-home set Tuesday night.Guys get to play more. Its fun, Pavelski said. As a hockey player you want as much ice time as you can get. You get a lot the way it is. Its good to see other guys get a little bit extra, and they handled the situation well.Barclay Goodrow scored his first career goal on an assist by Melker Karlsson in his NHL debut. Logan Couture and Brent Burns also scored for the Sharks, who have won five of six with the only loss coming on Sunday night in Edmonton to the worst team in the Western Conference.Alex Stalock made 25 saves as he started consecutive games for the first time since last March after starter Antti Niemi took a hard shot in the morning skate and was unable to start.We both have the same pregame skate routine when we play or we dont play, Stalock said. We stick to our ends and its the same thing. Its good in that way, and then obviously finding out early, it helped.San Jose lost two more players in the game, forcing the Sharks to play with a short bench. Star defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic didnt return as a precaution after taking a hard hit into the boards from Tyler Pitlick late in the first period. Coach Todd McLellan said the team would know more on Wednesday.Forward Mike Brown then got injured in the second when he slammed hard into the boards trying to check Matt Hendricks. Brown couldnt put weight on his right side, and McLellan said he will miss some time.There are different lines going out all the timee, different combinations, Goodrow said. Ryan Ramczyk Womens Jersey. It was tough to lose those guys but I think everyone else stepped up and I think we played a pretty complete game tonight.Jordan Eberle and David Perron scored for the Oilers, who were unable to carry over the momentum from their 2-1 win against the Sharks that snapped an 11-game losing streak. Ben Scrivens made 19 saves.Were getting enough chances to score three goals, coach Dallas Eakins said. If we continue with two, its not going to be a fun year. We have to put ourselves in a better spot.Couture gave the Sharks the lead for good early in the second when he tipped in a point shot from Scott Hannan to make it 3-2.San Jose went on a power play 1:14 later, when Steven Pinizzotto was called for holding. The Sharks needed just 7 seconds to add to the lead when Pavelski capped a pretty passing sequence started by Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau.Burns added an insurance goal with a blast from the point late in the third as San Jose avoided another loss to one of the bottom teams in the NHL. The Sharks have lost seven games against the Oilers and Eastern Conference also-rans Buffalo, Florida and Columbus.The Sharks got off to a fast start, getting goals from Pavelski and Goodrow in a span of 54 seconds to take a 2-0 lead less than 6 minutes into the game.But Edmonton took over after that, tying it with goals from Eberle and Perron.It was a weird night, Eberle said. The puck was bouncing all over the place. There are moments when pucks bounce off the post. We have to find a way to get on the right side of those.NOTES: Hendricks (leg) returned after missing four games for the Oilers. F Boyd Gordon sat out with a bad back. ... 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