Curt Schilling questions character of Kirby Puckett in Hall of Fame rant Kirby Puckett has had his dirty laundry aired in public (at least in the media) on multiple occasions, perhaps most notably in this 2003 Sports Illustrated piece, three years before his early death.
It is a part of the Puckett story that most Twins fans either honestly don’t know about or choose to forget about — or, at the most, gloss over when thinking about the baseball hero.
The less-than-perfect side of Puckett the human, in fact, gets buried so deep that it becomes somewhat shocking when someone brings up his name in a negative way. More
McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3 Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
Royals snap Braves' 10-game win streak Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday. More
Sources: Verlander gets record $180M deal Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a new contract that could exceed $202 million, according to sources. Verlander's deal, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in the game, is for seven years and worth $180 million, sources said. More
NFL draft grades: How every team fared in Chicago - SI.com Brandon Williams, CB, Texas A&M ... watch—winner of the Cliff Harris ... on players it could have traded down ... Jets: B- First ... 05/2/2016 - 4:27 am | View Link
Dolphins will surprise at No. 13 in Greg Cote’s 25th NFL Mock ... - Miami Herald Greg Cote's NFL mock draft - Fresno Bee 04/27/2016 - 7:23 am | View Link
MLB Statistically Speaking: Finding starting pitching via trade - TSN ... he was the centrepiece of a deal sending ace Cliff Lee to the Phillies ... sent starter Ryan Dempster to Texas. ... by the Mets, McHugh was ... 04/22/2016 - 1:15 pm | View Link
AP source: Seattle’s Cliff Lee traded to Texas SEATTLE — Cliff Lee (Benton, Arkansas Razorbacks) is headed to Texas. A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the ace left-hander and reliever Mark Lowe have been traded to the AL West-leading Rangers for first baseman Justin ... 04/13/2016 - 8:28 pm | View Link
History shows that trading Cliff Lee is a terrible idea Check this out: Cliff Lee has been traded four times in his career ... Then, in another rental deal, the Mariners sent Lee to Texas in July, 2010 for prospects Matt Lawson, Blake Beavan, Jose Lueke and Justin Smoak. Beavan and Smoak are still with Seattle ... 07/30/2014 - 4:52 am | View Link
Cliff Lee Rumors: Phillies Put Lee "In Play" UPDATE 1:49 PM EDT - An MLB executive believes Lee will either be traded to the Rangers or stick with the Phillies ... with 3B Mike Olt as possible centerpiece. Olney considers the Texas Rangers to be the "most logical landing spot" for Lee, as they ... 07/29/2012 - 2:49 pm | View Link
Source: Seattle’s Cliff Lee traded to Texas Cliff Lee is headed to Texas. A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the ace left-hander and reliever Mark Lowe have been traded to the AL West-leading Rangers for first baseman Justin Smoak and three minor leaguers. The person ... 07/8/2010 - 10:56 pm | View Link
Cliff Lee Traded to Texas Rangers The Texas Rangers were bystanders for the playoffs in the first decade of the 2000s, but they are intent on returning this season, bankruptcy court or not. That became apparent on Friday, when the Rangers traded for the All-Star left-hander Cliff Lee, who ... 07/8/2010 - 7:19 pm | View Link
Cliff Lee Clifton Phifer "Cliff" Lee (born August 30, 1978) is an American professional baseball starting pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers. 05/1/2016 - 6:15 pm | View Website
Five Years Ago Today, Texas traded for Mike Napoli As you may recall, in the 2010-11 offseason, the Rangers' top target was Cliff Lee. The Rangers had traded for him in 2010, they went to the World Series ... 05/1/2016 - 2:45 am | View Website
Cliff Lee » Statistics » Pitching | FanGraphs Baseball Profile: Cliff Lee probably deserved the AL Cy Young in 2010, but too many home runs allowed when he first moved to Texas likely killed his candidacy. Moving back to ... 05/1/2016 - 1:26 am | View Website
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Cliff Lee Stats, Highlights, Bio | MiLB.com Stats | The ... Team Date Transaction; November 2, 2015: LHP Cliff Lee elected free agency. November 2, 2015: Philadelphia Phillies activated LHP Cliff Lee from the 60-day disabled ... 04/29/2016 - 2:36 pm | View Website
Dirk Nowitzki was skeptical when, in 2012, organizers asked him to succeed recently retired Mike Modano as host of the Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game."I said, 'No chance. I've never played baseball in my life,' " a smiling Nowitzki recalls. This week, tickets went on sale for the 15th annual Heroes Game, to be played at 7 p.m.
Should heavy favorite Canelo Alvarez defend his WBC 160-pound world title against Amir Khan on Saturday night in Las Vegas, the stage could be set for a Sept. 17 mega-middleweight boxing title fight at AT&T Stadium. Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) could meet former champion Gennady Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) in what certainly will be billed as "the fight of the year."There is nothing currently on the AT&T Stadium calendar for the Saturday night before the Cowboys play a road game at the Washington Redskins.
TORONTO -- Josh Hamilton will not restart his rehab assignment on Friday, the first day he would be eligible. Since feeling renewed discomfort in his left knee Hamilton during the first game of a rehab assignment last Saturday, Hamilton was taken off the rehab. He is working out at Texas Metroplex Institute (TMI) for Sports Medicine in Arlington under the supervision of the staff of Dr.