In Jeff Samardzija’s mind, signing Masahiro Tanaka would have silenced all that talk about the “R-word.”
During his emergence in the second half of last season, Jimmy Butler was cautioned that when things were going well for him, he would get plenty of praise and his flaws would be overlooked.
Back in October Michael Jordan had the internet buzzing when he said that in his prime he would be LeBron James in a one-on-one matchup.
The White Sox came up short in their pitch to Masahiro Tanaka but Rick Hahn won’t be soured by the end result.
By now, you’ve probably heard which teams are the favorites to land prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who went 24-0 last season for the Rakuten Eagles.