johnny damon

February 27, 2013 - 5:13 am
Johnny Damon expressed an interest in returning to the Yankees while outfielder Curtis Granderson recovers from his broken arm, but he acknowledged that it's unlikely the team would reach out to him. On Tuesday, general manager Brian Cashman responded to an exploratory text from Damon's agent,...
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February 26, 2013 - 2:46 am
Welcome to Tuesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL : Bruins at Islanders, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, NHL Network) College basketball : Indiana at Minnesota , 7 p.m. (ESPN)...
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January 16, 2012 - 3:07 am
According to multiple reports , the Yankees have reached out to former Red Sox Johnny Damon and Carlos Pena in an attempt to find someone to fill their void at designated hitter. Damon, 38, hit .261 with a .326 on-base percentage and .418 slugging mark in 150 games for the Rays last season. Pena,...
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July 22, 2011 - 9:24 am
Rays designated hitter Johnny Damon told MLB Network's Matt Vasgersian Thursday that if he were elected to the Hall of Fame, he would wear a Royals hat . "Well, it'€™s a tough decision '€¦ four years in Boston '€¦ four years in New York '€¦ five and a half years in Kansas City," Damon said...
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June 20, 2011 - 3:12 am
Welcome to Monday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY MONDAY: MLB: Padres at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ Former Patriots and Colts linebacker Eric Naposki...
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April 18, 2011 - 3:40 am
Welcome to Monday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY MONDAY: MLB: Blue Jays at Red Sox , 11:05 a.m. (NESN; WEEI) NHL Playoffs: Bruins at Canadiens, 7:30 p.m. (NESN) AROUND THE WEB: 'Â...
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Mike Petraglia
April 09, 2011 - 10:29 am
Terry Francona heard the news of Manny Ramirez 's sudden retirement after Friday's game but declined detailed comment or reaction to the slugger's exit from the Tampa Bay Rays and Major League Baseball . "I thought about it [Friday] night a little bit and I really don't have a comment," the Red Sox...
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March 27, 2011 - 12:38 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's just policy. Like most organizations, the Red Sox have a number of rules about appearance that their minor leaguers must follow. Some govern the appearance of a player's uniform -- no baggy pants, no untucked shirts. Others govern aspects of personal appearance, including a...
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March 10, 2011 - 9:24 am
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- It was a homecoming of sorts for Carl Crawford . Yet the circumstances were unique. For the first time in his career, the 29-year-old was sitting in a dugout opposite from the one occupied by the Rays team with whom he spent his first nine big league seasons. Thanks to the...
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March 10, 2011 - 8:22 am
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- In retrospect, Johnny Damon admitted, maybe he should have gone back to Boston when the Red Sox were awarded a waiver claim on the outfielder last August. Damon -- now with the Rays, with whom he signed a one-year, $5.25 million deal this winter -- suggested that his...
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