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WBC Japan vs Korea Live Chat

» 17 March 2009 » In international baseball » 3 Comments

This will start at 9:00pm

I’m going to try to do a live chat for tonight’s WBC game. I’ll probably come and go during the game but I’ll be around. If this works out we’ll do it again some time.

ESPN isn’t showing this game live (stupid NIT tournament!), so I’ll have to find it on justin.tv.

This feed seems to be working.

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Ryohei Tanaka Workout

» 17 March 2009 » In mlb prospects » Comments Off

The Orioles’ fan community has shown some interest in Ryohei Tanaka, so I thought I’d share this video of his workout in January that I stumbled across. Looks like he has a shuuto.

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When Will We See Yu Darvish in the States?

» 17 March 2009 » In international baseball » Comments Off

Since starting this blog, the one question I’ve heard more than any other is the one in the subject of this entry.

And now I finally have answer.

Today. Tuesday, March 17. St. Patrick’s Day.

Darvish will go for Japan, Jung Keun Bong will pitch for korea. You might remember Bong from his time with the Braves and Reds, when he was known as Jung Bong. Bong never stuck in the bigs, but posted a 2.66 era in 186 1/3 for the LG Twins of the KBO last year. He shut Japan down over 5 1/3 innings in Pool A championship game. 

Game time is 8:00pm Pacific Standard Time. Should be a good one!

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