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Writer Pat Jordan, in an exclusive for Sports On Earth, details how Hall of Fame pitcher and longtime friend Tom Seaver brings the same determination that he brought to the pitching mound to maintaining
The Atlanta Braves retired the uniform No. 31 of four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux prior to Friday night's meeting with the New York Mets. Maddux, 43, became the sixth player to have his number retired by the Braves.
Former Atlanta pitcher Tom Glavine will reportedly sit out the rest of the 2009 season, but does not plan to announce his retirement. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Friday that Glavine sent a text message saying he would not sign with any team until next season. Glavine, 43, was recently released by the Braves, who would have had to pay him a $1 million bonus if he had remained on the major league roster.
The Chicago White Sox announced the signing Thursday of pitcher Bartolo Colon, who played for the team in 2003 and later won the AL Cy Young award. The 35-year-old Colon was signed to a one-year contract, the team said. Colon was 15-13 with the Chicago ballclub in 2003.
The San Francisco Giants announced Friday they have signed five-time Cy Young Award winner Randy Johnson to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Johnson, 45, trails only Roger Clemens (six) in career Cy Young Awards.
Greg Maddux ended a major-league career in which he won 355 games over 23 seasons at a news conference Monday in Las Vegas. Maddux, 42, was a four-time Cy Young Award winner and eight-time All-Star over his career that started in 1986 with the Chicago Cubs and included stints with Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Diego. I'm very proud of what I did on the baseball field, but I'd like to think I'm the same person I was 20 years ago, Maddux said. His 355 victories are eighth most in major-league...
Right-hander Greg Maddux will end his 23-year major league baseball career, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. The newspaper said the 42-year-old Maddux will announce his retirement Monday in Las Vegas, his hometown, on the first day of baseball's winter meetings. The likely first-ballot hall of fame selection accumulated 355 victories -- eighth-most in major league history.
San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum has been named the 2008 National League Cy Young Award winner by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
C.C. Sabathia, the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, was traded Monday by the Cleveland Indians to the National League's Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers sent minor leaguers Rob Bryson, Zach Jackson and Matt LaPorta to Cleveland in exchange for Sabathia.
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