Seems the Baltimore Orioles will make Koji Uehara a reliever. About time. I really think Uehara has more upside as a reliever.
Daisuke Matszuaka ended his second week of training on Friday (US time). He has incorporated more trunk muscle and balance exercises in his training, as well as yoga.
Hideki Matsui made an appearance at a fan event in Tokyo on Sunday. He told audience members that winning the World Series MVP still hasn't fully sunk in because he hasn't had enough time to reflect on it yet. Changing uniforms hasn't helped either because he is now thinking about playing for a new team.
Matsui also said that while he didn't consciously play for the MVP award, he was likely the best candidate to receive it based on the final numbers.
Hisanori Takahashi told reporters on Sunday that he received an offer from an MLB team. No word on which team and whether or not it was an MLB contract or a minor league deal.