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Open Thread: Game 24-Yanks vs Blue Jays



Tha Yanks go with a rookie today to try and snap the three game slide.

Yankees.com  has this report about Wang (pronounced Wong)

Was the recipient of the Kevin Lawn "Pitcher of the Year" Award, honoring the Yankees' top Minor League Pitcher...combined to go 11-6 with a 3.50 ERA in 24 games (23 starts) with Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Columbus...began the season at Trenton, going 6-5 with a 4.05 ERA in 18 starts before being promoted on 7/26...struck out a season-high 10 batters on 4/25 vs. Reading, pitching 7.0 shutout innings (3H) to earn the win...was named Eastern League "Pitcher of the Week" from 4/19-25, going 1-0 with a 0.69ERA in two starts (13.0IP, 9H, 1ER, 3BB, 16K)...was promoted to Columbus on 7/26 and suffered the loss that day in his Triple-A debut at Richmond (6.0IP, 5ER)...won each of his other five games (four starts) with the Clippers, going 5-0 with a 1.05 ERA (34.1IP, 4ER)...pitched for Taiwan at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece in August...on 8/15 vs. Australia, pitched 7.0 scoreless innings (3H) to earn the victory...received a no-decision on 8/21 vs. Japan, allowing 3ER and 8H in 6.2IP...pitched a complete-game shutout in his final regular season start with the Clippers, allowing 7H and striking out eight on 9/3 vs. Toledo...was ranked as the #10 prospect in the Yankee organization by Baseball America.