Thrilledged about Milledge

I’m not any more willing to predict how well Tokyo’s brand-spanking-new left fielder, Lastings Milledge, will do in NPB than I was about Norichika Aoki and his possible transition to MLB. There are several doubters out there, perhaps due to a collective pessimism related to Aoki’s departure, so I would like to make sure that […]

Josh Whitesell

Bio Josh was born in Durham, North Carolina on April 14, 1982, and played high school baseball in Rialto, California. He later played college ball for Loyola Marymount University and was a top level student-athlete throughout his time as an amateur baseball player. His freshman year, 2001, ended on a sour and painful note when […]

Lastings Milledge

Bio Born April 5th, 1985 in Bradenton, Florida, Lastings Darnell Milledge was a standout baseball player from a young age and hit the national stage in elementary school when he helped his Little League team, Manatee East, reach the finals of the national tournament in 1997. Manatee East lost in the finals when Milledge was […]

Off-Day Pissing Contest

I’m starting an irregular tradition, although there are better things, even on this site, I could be doing with my time. I’m giving our loyal and friendly readers, which would be you, something to talk about on a day with no game. I’m going to pathetically brag, in the hope that you will one up […]

At Least We're Not the Natinals

Yes, dear reader, this has nothing to do with the Tokyo Swallows, or with NPB at all, other than to demonstrate that there are brief moments when even our oft-frustrating club can appear well-managed. What you’re seeing is apparently real – the photo having been picked up around the mainstream sports media in the US. […]