Happy Opening Day – A look ahead

With opening day just around the corner I might as well throw my hat into the ring and boldly predict how the season will turn out. But, please, don’t rush off to Vegas as I have absolutely no idea what I am talking about. Continue reading

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13 innings, 232 pitches, one high school pitcher

This might be the next phenom implosion waiting to happen, but for now Saibi Koukou’s (Ehime) pitcher Tomohiro Anraku (安楽智大), a second year student who is just 16 years old, pitched a 232 complete game over 13 innings to help his team defeat Kouryou from Hiroshima by a score of 4-3 on Tuesday. Continue reading

Hanshin Tigers off to a nice start

Just like with the Mets I don’t really have any expectations for the Hanshin Tigers this season. As far as I can see they don’t have the pieces to make a run at the championship. Still, just like the Mets they have players I really look forward to seeing them perform. And with the first game of the season in the books it looks like they got things going. For now. Continue reading