Greg Maddux

January 16, 2014 - 6:11 am
When Mark Walter first began his tenure as an owner of the Dodgers, he showed his disdain for giving pitchers long-term contracts. "Pitchers break," Walter said, according to the Los Angeles Times . As the Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw came to an agreement that would make Kershaw the highest-paid...
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January 09, 2014 - 4:16 am
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling checked in with Dennis & Callahan on Thursday morning, a day after the balloting for the Baseball Hall of Fame was announced. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . In his second year of eligibility, Schilling received...
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January 10, 2013 - 5:16 am
Retired Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling , in an interview on Dennis & Callahan on Thursday morning, said that the collective decision by Hall of Fame voters to not elect a single player to Cooperstown this year was a clear consequence of the failure by players in the era in which he played to...
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June 01, 2012 - 2:55 pm
The idea behind the draft, and behind the changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement meant to deter teams from signing players to bonuses above Major League Baseball's slot recommendations, is to get the most talent to the worst teams. So, the best players are supposed to be at the top of the...
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Mike Petraglia
February 21, 2011 - 5:06 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Change is never easy. But Bobby Jenks has made a career out of it. The former fifth-round pick of the Anaheim Angels in 2000 came up through their system as a starter, cut from the same mold as Roger Clemens : big, strong and intimidating. The new Red Sox , who will share the...
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January 16, 2011 - 3:14 am
It was not long ago that teams signed free agents without regard for the draft pick they would have to sacrifice to do so. Clearly, that has changed. Indeed, the pick that a team must sacrifice to sign a Type A free agent who rejects salary arbitration from his former club has become so significant...
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Rob Bradford
August 22, 2008 - 3:45 am
Just in case you want to check in later, I'll be in Philadelphia covering the Dodgers-Phillies game. You can probably figure out why ... (and no it has nothing to do with Greg Maddux ' second-first start with the Dodgers). I'll bring you every dreadlocked update possible throughout the late...
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