Kansas City SamI had the chance to speak by phone with Kansas City Star reporter Sam Mellinger some weeks ago and we chatted about Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball, and a number of other things. He's a very nice guy, and I hope to speak with him again in the future. He's working on a number of things related to Matsuzaka and Japan now, and a couple of his articles have been featured in the Star the last couple of days with the appearance of Daisuke imminent. Matsuzaka has also been penciled in as the 3rd starter during the regular season, by some accounts, and that would have him on pace to open his Major League career versus the Royals. Sam will be on top of it all, so follow his work leading up to the big day.
Matsuzaka Mania Just Getting Started (3/7)
Who's Counting? (3/8)