Oh well, getting one out of your two targeted Japanese pitchers isn't bad.
It looks Kenshin Kawakami -- a coveted pitcher that the Orioles wanted -- is going to Atlanta, a team in dire need of pitching.
Ah yes, the Orioles are in dire need of it as well.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and other media outlets reported Saturday the Braves had reached a preliminary agreement with the 33-year-old right-hander. Cox said he couldn't confirm the deal, but said the team is interested.
"We've had some guys watch him the last couple of years, and they like him," Cox said.
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