Monday, February 09, 2009

2/8/09 News....

*Former Chinatrust Whales minor league manager and Taiwanese national team manager Lai-Fa Lee is the new head coach at Kao-Yuan HS. He'll lead his team in the Ta-Tung Cup against 22 other HS teams that begins on the 9th. The tourney will run through the 15th.

*The NT conducted its first workout in Australia. LHP CL Lo's control improved during a bullpen session as he seemed to get rid of some of the nervous energy that had been plaguing him in Taiwan.

*The Sinon Bulls had 2 foreign players introduced to them by the LA Dodgers.

*YJ Hsiao pitched in front of the team's owner, making an impression on him.
Agent Niba Chang (Bros) said that he is still negotiating with the Hanshin Tigers - meaning that in all likelihood Cheng will finalize a deal with the team after the WBC.

-Baseball aside, I'm late on the Slumdog Millionaire bandwagon. If you haven't seen the movie, go check it out - best movie I've seen in some time - the soundtrack is pretty sweet too.

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