Lyle Lin has become the first Taiwanese to be picked up by a Major League Baseball (MLB) team. The 18-year-old is a graduate of JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Originally from Taipei, Lin chose to attend high school in the U.S. to pursue his baseball dreams. It paid off — the […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Mariners are in need of a new General Manager as Jack Zduriencik’s tenure with the team was as futile as the team’s record on the field this season. “Jack Z” was relieved of his duties late last month as the Mariners season in which they were considered […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Mariners held a Filipino Heritage Night on Thursday, June 18th at Safeco Field against the San Francisco Giants. Several sections of Safeco Field were dedicated for those honoring Filipino Heritage. In addition, fans that purchased tickets for the night received T-Shirts with the Filipino flag colors. Sheila […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The year 2013 was another one for Asian American athletes. Last year was all about Linsanity, as Jeremy Lin came out of nowhere to be the toast of the NBA. This year, Lin was not as big, although a documentary about his life and road to stardom was released […]
CHIBA, Japan (AP) – The Lotte Marines of Japan’s Pacific League say they have signed former New York Yankees utility infielder Luis Cruz to a one-year contract worth $750,000. The 29-year-old Cruz, who split the 2013 season between the Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers, has a career batting average of .234 with seven home […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Lincecum throws a No-No Tim Lincecum has done it all in major league baseball, save for one thing: throwing a no-hitter. But, on July 13, the University of Washington alum no-hit the San Diego Padres. Lincecum has won two Cy Young awards — awards given
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “Galaxy Games: The Challengers” By Greg R. Fishbone Lee & Low Books, 2011 When Tyler Sato turns 11, his cousins in Tokyo have a star named after him, but it soon becomes clear that TY SATO is no ordinary star. First, it doesn’t stay in the same place like […]
Compiled by staff Northwest Asian Weekly At the end of each school year, we run this column, which features some exceptional Asian American students who have made the most of their high school careers, whether it’s through academics, volunteer work, artistic endeavors, or athletics.
If you are surprised over the firing of Rich Cho as general manager (GM) of the Portland Trail Blazers this Monday, you are not the only one. Rich Cho was reportedly
CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen thinks Asian players are given privileges in the United States that Latinos are not offered.