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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

Nick Swisher Signs With The Indians

Nick Swisher Signs With The Indians

According to the New York Daily News, Nick Swisher has left the Yankees for the Indians, signing a four year, $56 million contract with Cleveland. The Rangers, Mariners, Red Sox, and Orioles were among the other teams that were interested in Swisher, but the Indians seemed to want him the most. The Daily News says [...]

December 23, 2012 admin MLB 0

Behind The Scenes With Miguel Cabrera, C.J. Wilson, And Curtis Granderson – 2013 New Balance Photo Shoot

Behind The Scenes With Miguel Cabrera, C.J. Wilson, And Curtis Granderson – 2013 New Balance Photo Shoot

Per the request of Stack.com, we are sharing this video that goes behind the scenes at New Balance’s 2013 photo shoot involving Miguel Cabrera, C.J. Wilson, and Curtis Granderson. Pretty cool, don’t ya think? [...]

December 22, 2012 admin MLB 0

The Cubs And Edwin Jackson Have Agreed To A Deal

The Cubs And Edwin Jackson Have Agreed To A Deal

Edwin Jackson and the Cubs have agreed to a four-year contract worth $52 million. Jackson was most recently with the Nationals – in 31 starts with the club last season, he went 10-11 with a 4.03 ERA. The Cubs will be the eighth team that Jackson has been a part of since his major league [...]

December 20, 2012 admin MLB 0

R.A. Dickey Agrees To An Extension With The Blue Jays, Will Be Traded From The Mets

R.A. Dickey Agrees To An Extension With The Blue Jays, Will Be Traded From The Mets

R.A. Dickey has agreed to a contract extension with the Blue Jays, which means that he will be traded from the Mets to the Jays, sources tell ESPN. The extension lasts two years and is worth $25 million. Dickey will have to pass a physical in order for the trade to officially complete, but he [...]

December 17, 2012 admin MLB 0