Japan defeats Team USA in the World Baseball Classic semifinal game, 9-4, with Derek Jeter committing a costly throwing error in the 8th inning. Jimmy Rollins, the designated hitter, went 4-for-4 with a triple and a stolen base. Japan will play Korea in the Finals tonight.
And the Phillies were shut down by Josh Beckett and the Red Sox, 3-0. Brett Myers was disappointed in his performance.
Looks like Jason Donald and John Mayberry will start the year in AAA-Lehigh Valley, so Eric Bruntlett and his beard can get at-bats.
Rich Dubee = Tom Hagen? Frankly I like the idea of a pitching coach whose sole focus remains on the pitchers.
Mike Koplove still hoping against hope. So is Lou Marson.
Our old friend Gavin Floyd signs a four year, $15MM extension with the White Sox. Good luck buddy.
Jamie Moyer, Hall of Fame candidate? I don't think so, but he's definitely had a really good, interesting career.
Gary "Sarge" Matthews, Sr. is designing and selling a line of men's hats through MLB. This is simultaneously the greatest and worst event in the history of humankind.