Orix Blue Wave
by "Tex" Walker
Union League correspondent
Kobe Sports News
Three players on the move! Three players from The Orix Blue Wave have decided to
jump ship, unbeknownst to their GM. World Class ball players Bobby
Bonilla, Joe Carter and Kevin
have all told me they are tired of being down on Orix's farm team, and
that they deserve their chance on rotation. They have also stated that
their experience on Orix's farm team has been a less than a
time, stating "their stingy GM hasn't bothered to call them up,
for Bonilla who did get a few games in until being sent back to the
farm". After speaking to the above mentioned players, I can understand
their resentment and hope that they do get moved to a more prosperus
I contacted the GM of The Orix Blue Wave, Tricia Walks after
speaking to her players. Her comment about her farm team players
wanting to leave was this. "It's unfortunate that Bobby, Joe and Kevin
want to be traded, they know I don't have a place for them on the main
roster so I can understand their frustration. If they wish to be traded
for a fair value, then I welcome offers from other GM's who may have
pitching available, as that is what I'm in need of."
Who's to know where this might all lead. But it's all coming down
to a time crunch as the All Star Break and Trade Deadlines are fast
In other news, Wes Ferrell wants to go home.
After faking injury on Japanese Turf, Wes Ferrell has been ask to
be let out of his contract so that he may go home to North America.
Ferrell has been injured badly enough to miss games an ATL record of 5
times this season.
Now, it's just a matter of what team he will be able to play with
when he gets home.
If there are any teams interested in Wes, please let the GM of
Orix know so that deals can be made.