Million Dollar Arm is a movie about Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, two Indian-born pitchers who made their way into the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system after winning a "Million Dollar Arm" contest in India. The movie is currently filming, and today a cadre of baseball writers are on set to film a cameo. They will not…
Singh, Pirates farmhand and vaguely neocolonial subject, struck out the only batter he faced Monday to become what's believed to be the first India-born player to win a professional baseball game in the States. [AP]
Jeff Bernstein, the agent for Indian pitching prospects Rinku and Dinesh, reports that the controversy with the Topps representative has been cleared up. He is not a very, very bad man after all.
Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, the teenage pitchers from India who were signed by the Pirates recently, would like you to know that the man from Topps is a bad man. A very baaaad man.
OK, it's England and everything, but this headline has to be offensive even over there. This is no way to talk about Rinku and Dinesh! [The Times]
Walkoff Walk interviews our favorite Indian pitchers, Rinku and Dinesh! I am so jealous. [Walkoff Walk]
Our Baseball Yatra is fast becoming one of my favorite baseball blogs. It chronicles the adventures of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Kumar Patel, the pair of teenagers from India who won a pitching contest in their native country and ended up signing pro contracts with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In today's episode, Rinku denies…