Found June 09, 2013 on
IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught:
Toronto Blue Jays
New York Yankees
OK, I know what you're thinking: I'm gonna rip Cashman for letting Chien-Ming Wang run across the Peace Bridge. Wrong. Turns out, any right-minded Yankee fan - even Tea Leoni - would have done the same. Even Rudy Giuliani, in the name of rooting for the AL East. Wang's agent, Alan Nero - no relation to Laura - kissed Cashman's ring and asked nicely for his man to be set free, like Django in the Tarantino movie. Cash could have told him to stuff it and come back July 1. Instead, he appreciated all Wang has done for the Yankees, and he delivered the letters of transit at the airport, telling Wang - who broke into tears: You're getting on that plane. Last night, you said I was to do the thinking for both of us. Well, I've done a lot of it since then, and I all adds up to one thing: You're getting on that plane with Melky, where you belong. Nero has called Cashman a "class act" for doing what he did. And it was a classy move. Chien-Ming Wang was a g...
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Bad news, ugly karma, a horrible omen, rotten juju...Chien-Ming Wang must have gotten an MLB offer, because we've lost him. He just jumped ship from Scranton. He had a clause in the contract that allows it.Damn. He was slated to pitch tonight in Syracuse. In my fantasy world, I had him penciled in to start Game One of the World Series for us, capping the miracle Yankee comeback...
The Toronto Blue Jays have elected to try and add some depth to their organizational pitching by signing right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to a minor league deal on Monday. While the terms were not announced, he had recently opted out of the New York Yankees organization to sign the deal.
The agreement comes with a little “gift” as he is going to be making the start Tuesday...
Pitcher Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his minor league contract with the New York Yankees and plans to sign with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Wang signed with the Yankees on March 23, and the 33-year-old right-hander was 4-4 with a 2.33 ERA in nine starts for Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre. New York released him Friday.
He originally signed with the Yankees in 2000 and went 55-26 in five...
The Toronto Blue Jays have started 11 different pitchers this season and as reported last week Chien-Ming Wang has signed with the Jays and will start the game against the Chicago White Sox, making him the 12th. The Blue Jays are only guaranteeing one start for the two-time 19 game winner, but would be more than happy to give him more based on his performance.“We hope he makes...
Opting out of Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Chien-Ming Wang will sign with Toronto and pitch for the Blue Jays on Tuesday night against the White Sox in Chicago. Impressing with the New York Yankees affiliate, the 33-year-old Wang posted a 2.33 ERA and 1.16 WHIP over nine starts as a RailRider. Inking a minor league deal with the Yankees (35-25) in March, Wang will add depth to...
Chien-Ming Wang exercised an out clause in his deal with the New York Yankees and the team granted him his release. Wang had been pitching at the AAA level for the Yankees and has a 2.33 ERA over nine starts and 58 innings pitched. He also pitched 12 scoreless innings in this year’s World Baseball Classic. Apparently the Yankees showed little interest in calling up Wang.According...
- Michael Pineda is one step closer to a return after a successful outing in the Florida State League:
- Kevin Youkilis missed Sunday's game in Seattle with lower back stiffness, but the injury isn't anything major. “It’s nothing like it was before,” Youkilis said. “Just needs a little rest.”
- And in case you missed it, Chien Ming Wang opted out of his...
Chien-Ming Wang has exercised an out clause in his contract,
and he’s been granted his release from the New York Yankees, according to Andy
McCullough of The Star-Ledger. Soon after the news of his release broke, Ken
Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that Wang will sign with the Toronto Blue Jays
and is expected to start for the team on Tuesday.
Chien-Ming Wang has exercised...
Today, Roobs told me that the Toronto Blue Jays’ next starting pitchers were going to be Josh Johnson, R.A. Dickey and Chien-Ming Wang. You don’t have to have that much of a sense of humor to realize the trend. Naturally, I decided to look it up for myself because this level of serendipity doesn’t happen that often.
It seems that Johnson did start yesterday, and Dickey...