- Starting Pitcher
- BirthplaceOsaka, Japan
Rangers radio voice Eric Nadel to miss start of 29th season
Eric Nadel will miss the start of his 29th season as the Texas Rangers' lead radio broadcaster as he addresses his mental health.
New York Mets demote top prospect Francisco Alvarez to Triple-A
The Mets have sent Francisco Alvarez to Triple-A Syracuse, quashing for now the possibility of putting the prized catching prospect on the Opening Day roster.
Astros' Jose Altuve out of action for at least two months
Astros star Jose Altuve, who fractured his right thumb after being hit by a pitch, will not resume baseball activities for at least two months.
Stephen A. dismantles Mad Dog's apathetic take on the World Baseball Classic
Stephen A. Smith lays into Chris "Mad Dog" Russo's take that Japan beating the USA in the World Baseball Classic wasn't exciting.
Homers, no-hitters, strikeouts: Get excited for the 2023 MLB season
Get excited for the 2023 MLB season with this look back at some of the best moments from last year.