by Harper Cornell on June 27, 2011
The San Francisco Giants have won five straight games through Sunday, including a sweep of the Cleveland Indians over the weekend. The defending World Series Champions currently lead the National League West Division by a very slim margin. A big reason for the Giants success this season has been their ability to win one run ball games. On Saturday, they won another one of those, defeating the Tribe 1-0. Mizuno Brand Ambassador Matt Cain got the win, throwing s...
by Harper Cornell on June 20, 2011
It's no secret that the Houston Astros have struggled in 2011, currently holding the worst record in baseball. One of the bright spots for the 'Stros this season has been starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez. Rodriguez is 5-3 on the year, with a stellar 2.88 ERA. He put together back-to-back excellent starts last week, picking up two more wins. On Monday, Rodriguez was called on to be the stopper, and avoid a four-game sweep at home to the Atlanta Braves. He responded by firing six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits ...
by Harper Cornell on June 14, 2011
WTTE, the FOX affiliate for Columbus, Ohio, recently had the Mizuno Glove Steamer in studio for the network's Good Day Columbus morning show. Mizuno USA's own Columbus area Brand Building Specialist, Mike Kroeger, went through the entire glove steaming process with one of the program's hosts, Andy Dominianni. Kroeger also referenced how Mizuno uses this same device during Spring Training with our top level Major League Baseball brand ambassadors.
by Harper Cornell on June 13, 2011
After a slow start to the 2011 season, the Milwaukee Brewers have shot to the top of the National League Central Division. Part of the reason for their recent success is Mizuno Brand Ambassador Zack Greinke, and his 6-1 record. Greinke began the season on the disabled list, but has sparked the club with his return. The Brewers are posting an 8-3 record in the month of June, with a recent sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals. Greinke picked up two more wins this past week, throwing seven innings at Florida on Monday, allowing just two runs whil...
by Harper Cornell on June 10, 2011
Mizuno "Glove Love" Story on OC Register.com
Mizuno baseball gloves are once again in the headlines, this time on OC Register.com, the official website for the Orange County Register newspaper. The newspaper published a story that takes an in-depth look at the baseball equipment, in particular gloves, for four of the Mizuno Brand Ambassadors for the Los Angeles Angels, including their three catchers - Hank Conger, Jeff Mathis, an...