Monday, April 5, 2010

Atchison proves it's never too late

While today is Opening Day for most Major League Baseball clubs, the Yankees and Red Sox got started last night because ESPN couldn't wait to start over-stating the importance of their rivalry. But I bet you didn't know there was a Horned Frog in uniform last night at Fenway, did you?

Scott Atchison, who pitched at TCU from 1994-1998 and had spent the last two seasons in Japan (as pictured above), was a surprise addition to the Red Sox' Opening Day roster. He's pitched in 53 MLB games before in stints with the Mariners and Giants from '04 to '07, but this is the first time he's been a part of an Opening Day MLB roster.

You can read the entire story from the Providence Journal HERE.

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