Short Relief: Far From Home

Short Relief: Far From Home Frankly, it’s embarrassing to watch the Minnesota Twins hit juiced-ball aided home run after home run. It’s unseemly. Gauche. It is not how these things are done. Not around here. For decades, the club was too modest to hit too many home runs. They were nice when they happened and…

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Koji Uehara Retires

Koji Uehara Retires Veteran reliever Koji Uehara has retired, Jim Allen of the Kyodo News reports. The 44-year-old Uehara last pitched in the majors in 2017, after which he returned to his native Japan to join the Yomiuri Giants of Nippon Professional Baseball. It proved to be a full-circle move by Uehara, who began and…

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