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The Chicago Cubs: Is Tsuyoshi Wada the answer?

As Tsuyohsi Wada left the mound after striking out the side in the third inning, he discovered something laying in the grass. As he bent down to pick it up, he had found somebody’s credit card.  More importantly, the Chicago Cubs seemed to have discovered a viable option to be their fifth starter. After Travis Wood has struggled all season, posting a 5.45 ERA, Maddon had seen...
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada finds credit card on field at Petco Park (video)

Chicago Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada made his season debut Wednesday, striking out nine over 4 2/3 innings while allowing two runs on four hits and a walk in the team’s 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. While the impressive — albeit brief — outing arguably is the most important thing for Wada, perhaps what...Read More The post Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada finds credit card...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada finds credit card on field (Video)

Chicago Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada played Good Samaritan when he found a credit card on the field during Wednesday night's game against San Diego. Wada picked up the card near the third base line and handed the card to a security guard so it could be returned to its rightful owner. Wonder who it belonged to and how it ended up on the field.[MLB] This post appeared first on...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago could look to trade Tsuyoshi Wada

The Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations, Theo Epstein, spoke yesterday about the state of the club and needs going forward at an event for season ticket holders. Epstein mentioned the strength of the bullpen and pitching depth in general, but also the need to add impact pitching from without the organization. He did not mention starting left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. #455677172...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Tsuyoshi Wada exits with leg cramp

The Chicago Cubs have recently lost two of their mainstays in first baseman Anthony Rizzo and shortstop Starlin Castro, likely for the remainder of the season. On Friday, one of the Cubs' top-performing rookie pitchers, Tsuyoshi Wada, left the game with Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth inning with leg cramps.#Cubs Wada left game with mild left calf cramping— Carrie Muskat (...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Wada case he’s making

Tsuyoshi Wada is making a case for a permanent rotation spot. In a season filled with unpredictability, Tsuyoshi Wada has been a pleasant surprise up to this point. Coming into the season, the Chicago Cubs were being lauded for their elite position prospects in the minors. Little attention was being paid to the pitching in the minors, because it is not comparable to the position...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wada You Want, Wada You Need

Wada start! Wada player! Wada guy! Tsuyoshi Wada continued to pitch well last night, tossing six innings, allowing just four hits and one walk, while giving up two earned runs and striking out six. He didn't get the win but Wada you gonna do? After dominating AAA earlier in the year (113.2 IP, 2.77 ERA, 120/28 K/BB ratio), he struggled a bit in his second big league outing versus...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wada Ya Gonna Do?

Tsuyoshi Wada fired five innings of shutout ball with seven strikeouts, Javier Baez collected three hits and three RBI, and Josh Vitters ripped a solo HR and an RBI double, as the Iowa Cubs defeated the Salt Lake Bees (Angels AAA affiliate) 7-1 on Field #6, and C. J. Edwards and four relievers combined to toss a two-hitter and Rubi Silva stroked an RBI single and an RBI double...
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March 30, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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