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  • Catching up with original Marlin Pose

    The flight was short, but Scott Pose will never forget it. The Marlins had just concluded their exhibition season in Jacksonville and were headed south. On April 5, 1993, they would play their inaugural game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Outfielder...
  • Is Rivera the best closer of all time?

     Is Rivera the best closer of all time?
    Forever a cut above Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 22)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 22)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Gonzalez and Orioles beat Red Sox, 4-2 Schmuck: Will Red...
  • Baseball GMs and movie studio chiefs: Are they really doing the same job?

     
    Going back to the earliest days of the show business, people have had an abiding fascination with the moguls who ran movie studios, from Irving Thalberg — who provided the raw material for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Last Tycoon” &#...
  • Mariano Rivera sets saves record

     
    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera set the major league record with his 602nd career save, pitching a perfect ninth inning Monday to preserve New York's 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins. With fans in Yankee Stadium standing and cheering from his......
  • Bill Plaschke: Mariano Rivera is great, but let's not overdo it

     
    Mariano Rivera, the New York Yankees legendary reliever, recorded his 602nd career save Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins to set baseball’s new career record. But let's not get carried away with the comparisons to some of baseball's all-...
  • Padres to retire Hoffman's number

    Padres to retire Hoffman's number
    SAN DIEGO -- The Padres announced Thursday they will retire the No. 51, worn by former pitcher Trevor Hoffman, in a ceremony in August. The event was scheduled for Aug. 21, following a day game against the Florida Marlins -- the team on which Hoffman...
  • Padres beat Giants in home opener

    Padres beat Giants in home opener
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego native Aaron Harang enjoyed a happy homecoming. In his first start with the Padres, the Patrick Henry High School graduate pitched six innings to lead the Padres (3-1) to a 3-1 win over the defending World Champion San Francisco...
  • Hoffman settling into new role with Padres

    Hoffman settling into new role with Padres
    SAN DIEGO -- For 18 seasons, Trevor Hoffman went to work in a baseball uniform, with AC/DC’s “Hells Bells” ringing through his ears. But with the exception of the Padres’ home opener on April 5th, when he emerged from the left...
  • Padres pitcher selected for All-Star game

    Padres pitcher selected for All-Star game
    SAN DIEGO – San Diego Padres closer Huston Street was placed Sunday on the All-Star Game’s American League Final Vote ballot. Street, who is among 14 different pitchers to get the nod in the history of the Padres organization, has tallied...
  • Padres retire Trevor Hoffman's number

    Padres retire Trevor Hoffman's number
    The San Diego Padres honored career saves leader Trevor Hoffman Sunday by retiring his uniform number. The seven-time All-Star known for his changeup and "Hell's Bells" entrance retired during the last off-season after 601 saves in 18 seasons -- 16...