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Tsuyoshi Nishioka Revisited

Five years ago this week, TwinsFest was abuzz with the promise and potential of a hotshot Japanese middle infielder.  Most Twins fans, and certainly the organization itself, would love to forget what happened next, which is exactly why it’s worth remembering… 765 more words

Minnesota Twins

At least they beat the Giants

It’s been a while since I had the chance to watch a Tigers game. 178 more words

Hanshin Tigers

Tsuyoshi Nishioka heads back to Japan

Released by the Twins two months ago after agreeing to forfeit the final $3.25 million of his contract, Tsuyoshi Nishioka has returned to Japan by signing a two-year contract with the Hanshin Tigers. 97 more words

End of the Year Review

Sorry that it has been so long since you have seen anything from me, but how many times can I say the same things over and over. 1,863 more words


The Failure of the Japanese System

In the wake of Daisuke Matsuzaka’s latest awful start, I began to see just how awful an investment teams are making by signing these Japanese pitchers. 1,262 more words

MLB Baseball

Sports Ramble, 9/28/12

In this issue…
Amid this Fallout Saturation Why I’m sick of hearing and talking about football.
In the News Tsuyoshi Nishioka says goodbye, R.A. 1,124 more words

Nishioka and Twins Part Ways

It is official and final. Tsuyoshi Nishioka is no longer a part of the Twins organization.

As I speculated not long ago, he will be returning to Japan. 93 more words