(Photo by Reuters. Chien-Ming Wang was introduced by the Nationals to the adoring Taiwanese media in Viera today.)
"The Michael Jordan of Taiwan."
(Mike Rizzo, via Nats Insider, 2/19/2010)
Here's hoping Rizzo means Chicago Bulls-Era Michael Jordan, not Washington Wizards-Era Michael Jordan.
Jim Riggleman calls Wang signing a "statement":
"I think it is a great signing on the part of the whole organization. It makes a statement by the Lerners, Stan Kasten and Mike Rizzo that we are not standing pat."
(Jim Riggleman, via MASNSports.com, 2/19/2010)
Nationals Enquirer sources spotted the body of Pudge Rodriguez arriving at camp in this hearse earlier this morning: