Tokyo Yakult Swallows outfielder, Wladimir Balentien, 32 years of age, stated in an interview in Narita airport today that he wants to make a comeback to play once again in the Major leagues after this year’s Nippon Professional Baseball season, according to Tokyo Sports. … Continue reading
Wei-Yin Chen tossed a couple of his trademark chubby gophers that left the yard like North Korean missile tests, the Feesh stranded eight men on base and the team lost to the Astros, 2-1. It looked so much like a … Continue reading
Everybody, get hype like it’s the end of the 90s!
That’s right. Now that I’ve settled into a permanent place to live and I have peace and quiet (and some relative stability again), THE MIDNIGHT SNACK IS RETURNING.
Don’t everyone get too excited at once. 😛
Next Monday evening, the children of the night will come back. Oh, what music we make!
America’s favorite washed up football player-turned-weekend baseball enthusiast keeps getting trotted out by the New York Mets, a team which never met a bad idea it didn’t like. Not only did Mets brass keep bringing Tebow out to play to … Continue reading
Former Major leaguer, Manny Ramirez, is now living the dream in Japan. He just arrived two days ago for a press conference (which was well attended by hundreds of fans and by the media) after signing a deal with the Kochi … Continue reading
Major League Baseball’s current commissioner, Rob Manfred, recently told the Kyodo news agency today that he is open to the possibility of hosting the final rounds of the World Baseball Classic outside the United States in the future in order to fully … Continue reading
Deadspin has an article up today. And it’s just. I. Can’t. What THE FUCK Mets! Look, we all knew the Tim Tebow scam was a scam, it was clear as day the minute it was announced. But holy shit this … Continue reading
Give ’em the fingers. Continue reading
Free agent infielder, Lee Hak-ju, 26, will be playing his next season in Japan with the Shikoku Island league plus Tokushima Indigo Socks (an Independent league team) after he passed his tryout with the organization, according to the report that … Continue reading
Fear and Loathing in Boston Continue reading
I’ve been comparatively scarce so far because it’s the heart of “conference season” for hard working retired academics and I’ve been on the road – Nyorc, Albuquerque and tomorrow, Chicago – then back to New York. I draw a breath … Continue reading
Truly something you rarely see these days, as junior high Nagaizumi-cho’s ace starting pitcher, Tsuchiya Yuna (2nd year?) helped her team advanced to the semi-finals in Shizuoka prefecture today, tossing a complete game 2-hit shutout against Atami junior highschool with a score … Continue reading
The Chunichi Dragons have acquired outfielder Leonardo Urgelles (Isla de la Juventud), 24, and pitcher Raidel Martinez (Vegueros de Pinar del Rio), 20, today on Ikusei contracts, both players are born in Cuba. The announced contract for both players are worth … Continue reading
The umps need to settle in. Continue reading
Free agent right-handed pitcher, Carlos Villanueva, 33, will be playing his next season in the KBO (Korean Baseball Organization) with the Hanwha Eagles, an official announcement was made just today. According to the report, the contract details for Villanueva was … Continue reading