Japan Wins LLWS Championship
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The international team from Japan has won the Little League World Championship. In the title game Tokyo defeated Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, 18-11.
Tokyo won the Little League World Series by pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight…
Twitter News You Can Use: Wed., Jan 22
The big news of the day is Masahiro Tanaka signing with the Yankees for 7 years, $155 million:
#Yankees have spent half a BILLION dollars this winter & still have Kelly Johnson likely starting at 3B & Brian Roberts at 2B.
— Steve Berthiaume (@BertDbacks) January 22, 201…
Moving on from Masahiro?
There's no official word from the Rakuten Golden Eagles that Masahiro Tanaka will not be posted, but according to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, the Yanks are moving past the 25-year old starting pitcher.
“We’ve seen this coming for a couple of days now," sai…
Potential Bad News On Tanaka
Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports wrote this morning that Japanese newspapers are reporting that the Rakuten Golden Eagles will not allow pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to be posted for MLB.
Kei Igawa Is The Biggest MLB Bust Ever
What ever happened to Kei Igawa?  Remember him?  The former Yankee pitcher that was supposed to be the best free agent signing to ever come out of Japan.
Igawa had huge fanfare coming into the league and never lived up to it!  Well, the biggest MLB bust ever is still pla…