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2013-12-17 23:27:53

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 his vineyard and persevering in spite of health issues. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, considered perhaps the greatest right-handed pitcher of the modern era, is now bringing the same relentless determination to his career as a gentleman...

2012-11-08 20:21:41

SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Zito, pitcher for the 2012 World Series champion San Francisco Giants, three-time All-Star and Cy Young Award-winner, will receive the 48(th) annual Hutch Award(®). The award is given each year to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of baseball great Fred Hutchinson, both on and off the field. The award will be presented at the annual Hutch Award Luncheon on Jan. 30, 2013 at Seattle's Safeco...

2009-07-17 21:17:12

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. He joined Dale Murphy, Warren Spahn, Phil Niekro, Eddie Matthews and one-time career home run record holder Hank Aaron. Murphy had been the last previous player to be honored, having his number retired in 1994. Maddux spent 11 seasons with the Braves, posting a 194-88...

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2009-06-19 20:36:42

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. Tommy Hanson took Glavine's spot on the roster and he has won his last two...

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2009-01-15 14:32:36

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. Two years later, with the Los Angeles Angels, he won 21 games and the Cy Young award, which goes to the league's top pitcher. Colon had a record of 11-15 from 2006 through 2008. He pitched for Boston last season, starting only...

2008-12-26 21:21:44

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. He went 11-10 last season with a 3.91 earned run average in 30 starts for the Arizona Diamondbacks. We are extremely excited to bring Randy Johnson to the Giants organization, said Giants General Manager Brian Sabean. Randy continues to be one of the most...

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2008-12-08 14:24:34

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...

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2008-12-05 18:34:48

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. He is a four-time Cy Young Award winner and an eight-time all-star selection. He finishes 10th all-time in...

2008-11-11 21:00:00

New York, NY (Sports Network) - 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. Lincecum placed first on 23 of the 32 ballots cast by two writers from each NL city to become just the second hurler in Giants history to win the award and the first since lefty Mike McCormick in 1967. Lincecum finished second on seven ballots and third on...

2008-07-07 18:00:03

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. While we are disappointed to have reached this juncture, we are focused on positioning the organization for success in 2009 and beyond, Indians General Manager Mark Shapiro said. No player has impacted this team and community...