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Rockies can’t solve Cubs’ Wada

Chi. Cubs 4, Colorado 1 When: 8:05 PM ET, Monday, July 28, 2014 Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois Temperature: 63° Umpires: Home – Greg Gibson, 1B – Phil Cuzzi, 2B – Will Little, 3B – Gerry Davis Attendance: 29702 By SportsDirect Inc. Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Tsuyoshi Wada pitched seven strong innings for his first major-league win as host Chicago claimed the opener of...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

NERD Game Scores: Tsuyoshi Wada Recon Opportunity

Devised originally in response to a challenge issued by viscount of the internet Rob Neyer, and expanded at the request of nobody, NERD scores represent an attempt to summarize in one number (and on a scale of 0-10) the likely aesthetic appeal or watchability, for the learned fan, of a player or team or game. […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wada, Mighty Good Man!

Tsuyoshi Wada hit the majors leagues yesterday, so let's talk about the new Yu Darvish! Actually, that's Masahiro Tanaka. Okay, let's talk about the new Hiroki Kuroda! That's Ryu. Uh, the new Cubs pitcher that I'm excited about? That's Arrieta. The new pitcher that autocorrect tries to change his first name to tsuris? By the by, is my autocorrect anti...
Via Razzball
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs prospects review: Wada, Hatley, Bruno, Silva

Today, we feature another handful of Cubs prospects, including one recently added to the team’s 40-man roster and another who, despite an injury that sidelined him for most of last season, is rapidly moving through the system. Let’s get to work. LHP Tsuyoshi Wada:  Wada, a dominant pitcher in nine years in the Japanese professional league from 2003 to 2011, was recently added...
Via The Sports Bank
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs sign Tsuyoshi Wada, recovering from Tommy John surgery, to Minor League deal

On Thursday, we announced that the Chicago Cubs signed free agent left-hander Jonathan Sanchez to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Sanchez, though, is only one of three lefties to get such a deal. The other two are Tommy Hottovy and Tsuyoshi Wada says's Carrie Muskat.#Cubs sign LHPs Sanchez, Wada and Hottovy plus OF Maier to Minor League...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore to part ways with Tsuyoshi Wada

Expectations were high in December of 2011, when the Baltimore Orioles signed Japanese pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada to a two-year, $8.15 mm contract with an option for 2014. The former ace of the Softbank Hawks was looking to make the transition to the Major Leagues, after posting a sterling 1.51 ERA and 168/40 K/BB ratio in his final season in Japan. Fast forward two year later, and Wada...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles rumors: Orioles decline Tsuyoshi Wada’s 2014 option after he missed two years

It comes as no surprise that the Baltimore Orioles have declined the option year of left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada for 2014 as NBC Sports’ Drew Silva reports. Wada would have made $5 million in 2014, but he may now test free agency beginning on November 5. Silva cites MASN’s Roch Kubato as the source of the news. #orioles decline $5 million option on Tsuyoshi Wada’s contract...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Down on the Baltimore Orioles farm: Tsuyoshi Wada

After missing the 2012 season due to Tommy John surgery, Tsuyoshi Wada is back on the mound for the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, the Norfolk Tides. (Photo credit: Elaina Ellis/Norfolk Tides) When the Baltimore Orioles named Dan Duquette as the new President of Baseball Operations, one of his goals was to improve the Orioles pitching by utilizing international scouting...
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsuyoshi Wada Injury: Orioles SP not expected back until May or June

After he underwent Tommy John surgery last year, the Baltimore Orioles want to make sure they are as cautious as possible with Tsuyoshi Wada.  Wada is not expected to return from the injury until May or June of this year.  This is not due to a setback or delay in his rehab.  It's simply a precautionary decision. The Orioles pitching coach, Rick Adair said on WBAL radio...
Via MLB Injury News
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury News: Tsuyoshi Wada Tommy John Update

During the Winter Meetings, the Baltimore Orioles told media that Tsuyoshi Wada was ahead of schedule in his recovery from Tommy John surgery.  Wada underwent the surgery in May.  As long as all goes well with his rehab, he is expected back somewhere around May of next year.  And it seems, all is going well for Wada. Roch Kubatko of MASN reported yesterday that he was told...
Via MLB Injury News
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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