Originally posted on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 2/27/12
Today is Scott Mathieson and Matt Stairs birthday, two former Phillies born in Canada. Mathieson, now 28 years old, was a right-handed pitcher for the Phils in parts 3 seasons spanning from 2006-2011. In 15 games, he pitched 44 IP with a 6.75 ERA and 1 career win. He's now moved on to Japan to play for the Yomiuri Giants. He was kind enough to answer some questions for We Should Be GMs over the weekend. Here's the interview... 1. Did you watch "Mr. Baseball" in preparation for baseball culture in Japan?Yes, I watched it a few times before coming over here. The movie is pretty close to what it's like here. Just 20 years old.2. Baseball games in Japan end after 12 innings, what is you opinion on this?I haven't experienced that yet, seems weird. I hate how hockey games in the NHL end in ties, so I'm sure I will not like it.3. So, your team doesn't have a DH, are you hoping to get some hacks in?I love hitting and was always very excited when I got to hit back at home. I'm hoping t...
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