As many of you know, I had huge hopes for Mike Hessman, the erstwhile late blooming sonofagun 3B for the Detroit Tigers. Sad news. He was waived by Detroit yesterday. I would have posted this sooner, but I thought this was a cruel Detroit Free Press April Fool's joke. Unfortunately, it was just news.Great news for those of you who play NPB Fantasy Baseball!!!
Infielder Mike Hessman was placed on outright waivers and could be claimed by another team by Friday. Hessman alluded to the possibility of playing in an Asian professional league. ... (detroit free press, 4-2-09)
Since I play in an NPB all-Pacific League keeper, I was wondering if I should drop one of the following for him should the opportunity arise: Morimoto, Yamazaki, Kokubo, or Matsunaka.