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Royals put Wang on DL, bolster relief corps for Yankees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals placed right-hander Chien-Ming Wang on the disabled list with biceps tendinitis and made a series of roster moves to shore up their taxed bullpen before Wednesday night's game against the Yankees. Kansas City recalled left-hander Scott Alexander and right-hander Brooks Pounders from Triple-A Omaha and optioned infielder Christian Colon to the same...
Via Associated Press
August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Chien-Ming Wang Is 35, and 27

There were 13 pitchers who appeared in a Monday afternoon spring-training contest between the White Sox and the Royals. The game took place in one of the few ST venues equipped with PITCHf/x, and to no one’s surprise, the fastest average fastball on the day was thrown by Yordano Ventura. Showing up in second place was one Brandon Brennan, and then in third place, you find Chien...
Via Fangraphs
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals sign ex-Yankee star Wang to minor league deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have signed former Cy Young runner-up Chien-Ming Wang to a minor league contract.The 35-year-old Wang, who had his best seasons with the New York Yankees, spent last season in Triple A with the Atlanta Braves and Seattle Mariners organizations. The right-hander went 6-11 with a 5.88 ERA in 22 appearances, including 20 starts.Wang's top year came in...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners Sign Chien-Ming Wang To Minor League Deal

Saturday, the Seattle Mariners signed 35 year-old, and former New York Yankees RHP Chien-Ming Wang to a minor league contract. This season, he has been pitching with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the independent Atlantic League where he was 3-0 with a 2.49 ERA in three starts. The righty will give it another try to resurrect his career in the Mariners organization. Before pitching...
Via Baseball Essential
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wang must battle to earn huge opportunity with Braves

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Chien-Ming Wang will turn 35 just a few days prior to the Atlanta Braves breaking camp and head to regular-season action. If all goes well, Wang's birthday gift to himself will be a steady job. After Julio Teheran, Alex Wood, Shelby Miller and Mike Minor, the Braves need someone to emerge as the team's fifth starter. Atlanta packed its spring training roster...
Via Fox Sports South
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox Add Former 19-Game Winner

Posted to South Side HitmenThe Chicago White Sox went out and acquired veteran free agent right-hander Chien-Ming Wang. He has be assigned to their Triple-A affiliate, the Charlotte Knights. #WhiteSox minor-league moves: signed Chien Ming-Wang to Triple-A, dealt Dylan Axelrod to Cincy and released Deunte Heath, headed for Japan. — Dan Hayes (@DanHayesCSN) July 17, 2014 The 34...
Via Sports Mockery
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Sign Chien-Ming Wang, Trade Dylan Axelrod

The White Sox had a busy Thursday ahead of the second half of the regular season getting underway Friday evening. With the gigantic question marks that are Hector Noesi and Scott Carroll rounding out the team’s rotation, many wondered what the backup plan to those guys would be the rest of the year. As fill-in starters, both have been tremendous for this team, but it’d be silly...
Via Grab Some Bench
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Come on, Retrieval Empire: Do the right thing... SIGN CHIEN-MING WANG!

They say he's headed to the White Sox.This is crazy. At the least, Wang should end his career in Pinstripes.We're actually preferring Jeff Francis?Hello, (tap tap), is anybody in there?This man deserves to come home.

Chien-Ming Wang among 10 agreeing with Reds

Pitcher Chien-Ming Wang was among 10 players who agreed to minor league contracts with the Cincinnati Reds and will report to big league spring training camp. A 19-game winner with the New York Yankees in both 2006 and 2007, Wang spent most of this year at Triple-A for the Yankees and Blue Jays. The 33-year-old right-hander was 1-2 with a 7.67 ERA in six starts with Toronto. Also...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chien-Ming Wang is a Red, and somewhere old George's statue is weeping

Chien-Ming Wang, the last great homegrown starting pitcher for the Yankees, took a minor league deal yesterday with Cincinnati. It's cheap, but larded with incentives. Basically, the Reds are willing to roll the dice on Wang, and we were not.I have no clue if Wang can still pitch. Last year, Toronto neatly shoplifted him from our system, and he fell apart after two half-promising...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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