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Reds mull calling up Chien-Ming Wang

The Cincinnati Reds are considering the promotion of pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to start one game of their July 8 double header against the Chicago Cubs. Source: #Reds considering Chien-Ming Wang to make a start during doubleheader on 7/8, so he pushed opt-out date back to the All-Star break. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) July 1, 2014 Wang has pushed back an opt out date in his...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Flying with the Blue Jays in Toronto, the New York Yankees will regret not promoting Chien-Ming Wang

Fanning five and only allowing five hits over seven scoreless innings, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Chien-Ming Wang stifled Rangers batters on Sunday in Arlington, Texas. After opting out of Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the 33-year-old Wang (1-0, 3.14 ERA) signed a one-year contract worth $500,000 last week to become a Blue Jay. Impressing with the New York Yankees affiliate before...
Via Sports by Colin
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Anything to get out of pitching in Syracuse: WANG CHUNGS

Bad news, ugly karma, a horrible omen, rotten juju...Chien-Ming Wang must have gotten an MLB offer, because we've lost him. He just jumped ship from Scranton. He had a clause in the contract that allows it.Damn. He was slated to pitch tonight in Syracuse. In my fantasy world, I had him penciled in to start Game One of the World Series for us, capping the miracle Yankee comeback...

Chien-Ming Wang will ultimately help the New York Yankees this summer

Impressing at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, former ace Chien-Ming Wang will not opt out of his minor league deal with the New York Yankees. Signing a minor league contract with the Yankees (30-23) in March, the 33-year-old Wang (3-4, 2.65 ERA) has fanned 23 batters over 51 innings. As New York’s stopper during the 2006, 2007 and 2008 campaigns, the Taiwanese icon went 55-26 in...
Via Sports by Colin
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees rumors: Chien-Ming Wang unlikely to opt out

New York Yankees right-hander Chien-Ming Wang can opt out of his minor league contract with the team on Friday if he so chooses. However, Wang's representatives have told the Yankees that the veteran won't exercise his opt-out clause unless he is able to secure a major league deal elsewhere, according to Joel Sherman of The New York Post. While Wang has been successful...
Via MLB Injury News
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees: No Wang you

I was told once that writing down your fears, and putting a name to them, would somehow make them go away or lose power.   English: Chien-Ming Wang while pitching for the Syracuse Chiefs (Photo credit: Wikipedia) So here it goes…. Rarely do I like to criticize a fellow baseball blogger for their opinion, but unfortunately sometimes exceptions have to be made and today I am making...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Universe you need to read this about Wang

English: Wang in bullpen 2 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It doesn’t take much to impress the New York Yankees these days, as Chien-Ming Wang just proved inking a one-year minor league deal with the team. It took Wang all of 12 scoreless innings in the WBC for the Yankees to abolish his past. Wang has been injured and ineffective for years, as his last decent outing in the majors was...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Ink Wang to Minor League Deal

From USA Today:The New York Yankees have brought back a familiar face, signing Taiwanese pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to a minor league contract. The Yankees said on Saturday that Wang would report right away to the minor league complex. Wang, who turns 33 this month, was originally signed by the Yankees in 2000. He went 55-26 with them during five seasons and was a 19-game winner...
Via Sliding Into Home
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Wang affair exposed, as seen on TV in Taiwain.

It has been a banner day for Wang jokes, after news broke of a press conference held yesterday by Chien-Ming Wang to apologize for an extramarital affair he started while rehabbing with the Nats. [Insert your own Wang joke here.] Interestingly, still no funny Wang headlines over on Up above, video of Chien-Ming Wang's affair coverage on TV in Taiwain. Our personal...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Wang is huge, but Morse is pretty big too in Taiwan

(Wang fans love Morse, too. Photo via Here's Michael Morse, talking about the Chien-Ming Wang phenomenon in Taiwan: "I can't even imagine what it must be like to be Wang here in Taiwan. He's easily the biggest celebrity." (Michael Morse, via, 11/6/2011) To the surprise of nobody, The MLB "stars" swept...
Via Nationals Enquirer
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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