I came across an interesting interview by our friends at Baseball Prospectus with Nate McLouth of the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was conducted by David Laurila McLouth recently became the first Pirates center fielder to win a Gold Glove since Andy Van Slyke. Here is the first part of the interview. Check out the complete interview at BP. David Laurila: You won a Gold Glove last year. What does that mean to you? Nate McLouth: It [...]
According to John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus, the Astros are close to signing Pedro Martinez. The Astros are on the verge of signing a potential Hall of Famer as a free agent for the second team in a week as baseball sources indicated Tuesday night that they are close to an agreement with right-hander Pedro Martinez. Martinez pitched for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic earlier this month and worked three scoreless innings in [...]
ESPN is reporting that the Astros have signed catcher Ivan Rodriguez to a one year deal worth $1.5 million dollars. The Houston Chronicle had first reported that the future hall of Fame catcher was very close to signing a deal with the Houston Astros, but it looks like it is now official. In a move that would give the Astros a boost behind the plate, future Hall of Fame catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez appears close to [...]
According to several sources including ESPN, Cole Hamels is flying to Philadelphia to have his sore elbow examined. Dogged by persistent discomfort in his pitching elbow, Cole Hamels will fly to Philadelphia for an examination on Tuesday, the team announced. The left-hander will be looked at by team physician Michael Ciccotti. The Phillies at this point have described the pain as soreness or tightness, and nothing more. “We do not think it is serious, at least [...]
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