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(Michael Morse on his flight to Taipei. Screen cap via MLB.com video.)
So the World Series is over (congrats, Cardinals), and eight Nationals filed for free agency on Sunday- although there's only one Nats fans should care about, and he'll be pitching for the Chinese Taipei national team against the "stars of Major League Baseball". The stars arrived in Taiwan Sunday for the 2011 Taiwan All-Star Series..
Oh yes, Michael Morse is there, and we have a feeling he's about to go Beast Mode on the mostly amateurs making up the Chinese Taipei national team: Here's Morse on facing teammate Wang, via FocusTaiwan.com:
"Wang's sinkers are outstanding, but I'm ready to win with my Beast Mode," said Morse, known as "Michael Beast Mode Morse," (via FocusTaiwan.com, 10/30/2011)
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