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It’s official: Wang on Opening Day

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Mar 21, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Joe Girardi just announced what everybody knew would be the case: Chien-Ming Wang will be the Opening Day starter for the Yankees.

Wang was in line to start the opener last season when a hamstring injury derailed him and the job somehow fell to Carl Pavano. Talk about a bad omen.

CMW was 19-7 with a 3.70 ERA last season and has 38 wins the last two seasons, the most in baseball.

Wang threw in a Class A minor-league game today. He threw 60 of his 88 pitches for strikes. His line: 5.2 6 5 4 1 3.

Three of the hits and three of the runs came in the last inning. One of them was a pop-fly double that landed just inside the left field line.

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