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MLB Network Hires Pedro Martinez as an Analyst

MLB Network Hires Pedro Martinez as an Analyst

Pedro Martinez will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in July, but the retired ace just found another gig. Martinez has been hired to be an analyst by the MLB Network. Martinez should be a good fit as he seems very comfortable in camera. And after seeing former teammate Kevin Millar become an analyst, [...]

March 25, 2015 Kevin Burke MLB 0

Andrew McCutchen Cut Off His Signature Dreadlocks

Andrew McCutchen Cut Off His Signature Dreadlocks

An athlete’s signature look can often times preceded them. Look at the uproar that ensued with LeBron James ditched is headband. And can you imagine if James Harden ever decided to take a razor to his face? Forget about it. The same can be said of the Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen. He’s become known, not only [...]

March 25, 2015 Kevin Burke MLB 0

Mo’Ne Davis Asks For Joey Casselberry’s Reinstatement

Mo’Ne Davis Asks For Joey Casselberry’s Reinstatement

We’ve seen childhood athletic phenoms before, but Mo’Ne Davis’ celebrity seems a bit different. So much so that it was reported last week that Disney plans on making a movie that will be closely tied to her story. When this news broke, most people thought it was a great story. But Joey Casselberry, a baseball [...]

March 23, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Jonathan Papelbon Would Welcome a Return to Red Sox

Jonathan Papelbon Would Welcome a Return to Red Sox

When Jonathan Papelbon was in Boston, he was a pretty significant fan favorite. But when he signed with the Phillies, he didn’t always have the fondest things to say about Boston and even took a few subtle shots at them. But time heals all, right? Papelbon is apparently open to returning to Boston and would [...]

March 18, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

I Know This Is Not MLB Related, But…

I Know This Is Not MLB Related, But…

… I thought it was worthy of a post here on TDD. Caltech’s baseball team played a doubleheader against Pacifica on Saturday. In the first game, Pacifica won 5-0, but in the second game, Caltech beat them 9-7. Well, what’s so relevant about that? Caltech’s win snapped a 10-year, 228-game losing streak. They were actually [...]

February 3, 2013 admin MLB 0

Bobby Valentine Wants To Be Sacred Heart University’s New Athletic Director

Bobby Valentine Wants To Be Sacred Heart University’s New Athletic Director

Interesting — you spend one season as the Red Sox manager, stink up the season, miss the playoffs, get fired, and now you are seeking a job as an athletic director for… Sacred Heart University? Unlikely sequence of events. But yes, Bobby Valentine is definitely in the running for that Sacred Heart AD job. It [...]

January 30, 2013 admin MLB 0

Delmon Young Signed A Deal With The Phillies, Incentives For Losing Weight Will Be Included

Delmon Young Signed A Deal With The Phillies, Incentives For Losing Weight Will Be Included

Delmon Young, a free agent who most recently played with the Detroit Tigers, has signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. However, Young may be receiving more money if he just loses a little weight. Background info: When Young signed the contract yesterday, he weighed in at 238 pounds. Young will be weighed [...]

January 23, 2013 admin MLB 2

No Players Were Selected For Induction Into The Hall Of Fame

No Players Were Selected For Induction Into The Hall Of Fame

For the first time since 1996 and the second time in four decades, there weren’t any baseball players that were selected for induction into the Hall of Fame, says the Chicago Tribune. Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens faced a jury Wednesday, and the jury decided that they weren’t worthy enough to be in [...]

January 9, 2013 admin MLB 0

Hideki Matsui Has Announced His Retirement

Hideki Matsui Has Announced His Retirement

Hideki Matsui announced today that he is retiring and will hold a press conference tonight to make it official. It’s not really a surprise that Godzilla’s retiring, but it’s still sad to see him go. In his ten year MLB career, most of which was spent with the Yankees, Matsui hit .282 with 175 home [...]

December 27, 2012 admin MLB 0

Former Cincinnati Red Ryan Freel Has Committed Suicide

Former Cincinnati Red Ryan Freel Has Committed Suicide

First Coast News in Jacksonville, Florida has reported that Ryan Freel, who spent most of his eight year baseball career with the Cincinnati Reds, committed suicide. Freel played for five different MLB teams from 2001-2009, but he played with the Reds for six out of those eight seasons. Ever since he retired from baseball in [...]

December 23, 2012 admin MLB 0