The big news out of Birdland yesterday was the introduction of Koji Uehara to the masses. Again, it lookes to be quite a scene and here's a rundown of all the media reports from the big event yesterday...
- The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec pens a lengthy piece on the press conference yesterday.
- Dan Connolly thinks that the Orioles have made a good initial attempt in breaking into Japan by acquiring Uehara, but will need to do more...
- Meanwhile, George Sherrill gives his thoughts on the Japanese media and Uehara.
- Sun columnist Peter Schmuck gives his thoughts on yesterday, and the Orioles.com Spencer Fordin also has a report. He also reports that the signing of Uehara might be the last arm the Orioles get on the market, and they may trot out all other pitchers on the roster to patch together a rotation.
- MASN's Steve Melewski also comments on the press conference, as does Kate Wheeler, and Roch Kubatko.
- Tony Pente of the Orioles Hangout likes the move for Uehara.