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Munenori Kawasaki hits first career minor-league home run

Munenori Kawasaki displayed some extremely rare power Thursday, hitting his first home run in the minor leagues and second overall in North America in the Iowa Cubs’ Pacific Coast League game against the Sacramento River Cats. After John Andreoli led off the contest for Iowa by drawing a four-pitch walk, Kawasaki deposited a 1-1 offering […] The post Munenori Kawasaki hits first...
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Munenori Kawasaki Leads Cubs In Joyous Aerosmith Karaoke Session (Video)

It’s safe to say Munenori Kawasaki is fitting in with the Chicago Cubs just fine. The Cubs utility infielder led his team in an epic singalong Friday during a break in Spring Training. The scene starts with Kawasaki revealing his twin dreams of speaking (better) English and winning a World Series in his first year with the Cubs. He then belted out Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want...
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cubs’ Munenori Kawasaki belts Aerosmith at spring training

Spring Training is an enchanting time of year. Before Friday’s Chicago Cubs game against the Los Angeles Angles, Japanese shortstop Munenori Kawasaki and his teammates proved this point to perfection when he belted out Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” while they all wore Japanese headbands and rocked out to his karaoke. We feel you, @MuneKawasakiWB. “I don’t...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kawasaki gives great postgame interview

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki gave an interview for the ages roughly two weeks ago after his team clinched its first division title since 1993 to earn a trip to the playoffs. Kawasaki told a reporter he was too drunk to answer questions in English and preferred Japanese instead. It’s hard to top that interview, but he gave his best effort while drenched in champagne...
Via The Sports Daily
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Munenori Kawasaki too drunk for English questions

It has been a magical year for the Toronto Blue Jays. The team clinched its first division title since 1993 and is peaking at the right time heading into the postseason. The Jays demolished the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday 15-2 and won the AL East title. With a record of 92-66, the team has a great chance to have home-field advantage leading up to the World Series. Players and...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki Runs A Mile To Rob Mike Trout

Toronto Blue Jays quirky second baseman Munenori Kawasaki proved he is more than just a side-show flashing the leather for an unbelievable web gem. The Japanese rock-star ran a country mile to track down a dying quail off the bat of legend in the making Mike Trout. Whether English or Japanese that catch was universally of gold glove caliber. Your browser does not support iframes...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Munenori Kawasaki gets funny in bday video

Buffalo Bisons fan favorite Munenori Kawasaki was up to his old tricks after the P.A. announcer wished him a “Happy Birthday”. Not quite sure what Kawasaki was doing but it was entertaining as always. Your browser does not support iframes. The post Munenori Kawasaki Reacts To Birthday Announcement appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Munenori Kawasaki talks learning English

Munenori Kawasaki is one enthusiastic ballplayer. The infielder was recalled from the Toronto Blue Jays’ Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo on Thursday after Maicer Izturis went down with an LCL tear. It appears Kawasaki has been hard at work off the field, too, telling SportsNet Canada he has been studying both English and Spanish every day. The intensity, the passion, the desire...
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki Is Back And Has Mastered English….Sorta

He’s back, the Toronto Blue Jays recalled Munenori Kawasaki from Triple “A” Buffalo to fill in for the injured Maicer Izturis. Kawasaki not only contributed with the bat in his return but he once again provided a golden interview that is sure to make you chuckle. Kawasaki speaks about his improved English and his infant son who he assures is a “Canuck”. This guy is a beauty...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video Recap: Why Munenori Kawasaki Should Have Made Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have formally announced that utility infielder Munenori Kawasaki was unsuccessful in making the Jays squad out of spring training and optioned to the minors. The demotion could be short-lived depending in the severity of the injury to Jose Reyes. Regardless here is some spring training video evidence of why Kawasaki should be the unanimous choice over veteran...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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