Gimenez said bench coach Brad Mills passed along the news that he would be at third - while the team was still celebrating the night before.
Kluber's injury (quad strain) could affect his postseason →
"I love it. Personally I think it's a great opportunity," Gimenez said. "I don't know how many other opportunities I'll have to go to Japan and for us to be doing it for a charitable cause is always another good thing."
M's and A's to open season at Tokyo Dome →