Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:06:09 -0800
The Cincinnati Reds agreed with free-agent SP Chien-Ming Wang (Blue Jays) on a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:20:48 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays announced SP Chien-Ming Wang was designated for assignment in order to clear roster space for P Aaron Loup, who is returning from the paternity list. The team has 10 days to decide what it wants to do with Wang.
Sat, 24 Aug 2013 11:58:24 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have recalled P Chad Jenkins from Double-A New Hampshire and selected the contract of SP Chien-Ming Wang from Triple-A Buffalo. In a corresponding move, INF Maicer Izturis (ankle) has been transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:09:53 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays will give SP Chien-Ming Wang the start Saturday, Aug. 24, against the Houston Astros.
Fantasy Tip: If you are in an AL-only fantasy leagues that allows daily transactions, Wang could be a sneaky pick-up. The Astros strike out quite a bit, and Wang could give you some cheap whiffs.
Sat, 06 Jul 2013 15:20:22 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said P Todd Redmond will start against the Minnesota Twins Sunday, July 7, in place of SP Chien-Ming Wang, who cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Buffalo.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:42:10 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have designated SP Chien-Ming Wang for assignment. Wang's agent said Wang would accept an assignment with Triple-A Buffalo instead of electing for free agency.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:52:37 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays SP Chien-Ming Wang, who is 1-0 with a 2.18 ERA in three starts heading into his matchup against the Boston Red Sox Thursday, June 27, has been working on a slider in between starts recently. "It's not like we're making stuff up out there, I've heard the term junk-baller and I think it's the furthest thing from the truth. His breaking ball has good spin, and he can change speeds with his split and his changeup. It's just him evolving into a different pitcher as he gets older," pitching coach Pete Walker said.
Fantasy Tip: Wang's career has been defined by injury, but now that he's finally healthy, he's making an impact at the big league level once again. He relies more on keeping hitters off balance than a devastating sinking fastball now, though. Injuries to Toronto's rotation gave him the shot, and once Brandon Morrow (forearm) returns, Wang will likely be bumped from the rotation.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:22:44 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays pushed back SP Josh Johnson (blister) again. He's now scheduled to start Monday, June 17. Chien-Ming Wang will pitch on regular rest Sunday, June 16.
Fantasy Tip: Wang remains merely an AL-only option. Johnson's history of injuries surfaces once again.
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:21:44 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays officially signed SP Chien-Ming Wang Tuesday, June 11. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team designated 3B Andy LaRoche for assignment.
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:27:58 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays are expected free-agent SP Chien-Ming Wang (Yankees) and have him start Tuesday, June 11.
Fantasy Tip: The Blue Jays are desperate for starters after Ramon Ortiz (elbow) was injured last weekend. Wang hasn't pitched in the majors this year and was recently released by the Yanks. Only consider him if you're desperate in an AL-only league.