Newman writes extensively about baseball in Japan on his blog, NPBTracker.com. He's lived in Japan and now works in Silicon Valley.
January 24, 2015
Overseas Scouting Report: The Next Wave
Patrick Newman and Peter Schoenke examine the players poised to make the move from Asia or Cuba to MLB. Is there another player like Yasiel Puig in this year's crop of talent?
January 22, 2014
MLB Draft Kit: Overseas Scouting Report
Masahiro Tanaka just agreed to a long-term deal with the Yankees. Patrick Newman shares his scouting report on Tanaka and speculates on future Japanese imports, while Peter Schoenke breaks down the incoming Cubans.
January 30, 2013
Overseas Imports: Ryu and Fujikawa Headline 2013 Arrivals
Patrick Newman examines the players coming to MLB from Asia for the 2013 season.
January 31, 2012
Baseball Draft Kit: Japanese Imports
January 25, 2011
Coming From Japan: Overseas Baseball Primer: Japan