johnny damon

February 01, 2011 - 12:31 pm
Rays manager Joe Maddon was a guest of The Big Show on Tuesday, the same day a press conference was held in St. Petersburg introducing Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon as the newest members of Maddon's squad. Maddon was asked about the idea that the addition of Ramirez, now 38 and coming off a career...
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February 01, 2011 - 8:09 am
It was in 2005 that Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez last neighbored in the Red Sox outfield, in a pairing that had lasted four years and included three playoff appearances and a World Series trophy. On Tuesday, Damon and Ramirez were giddy in the renewal of their partnership in the American League...
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January 31, 2011 - 3:03 pm
Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino , asked his thoughts on Yankees GM Brian Cashman 's recent suggestion that the Red Sox are the favorites in the AL East, tried to downplay the comment. "Cashman is a very honest, forthright guy. But he's also not above playing games," Lucchino said. "They're always the...
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Scott McLaughlin
January 21, 2011 - 4:53 am
Johnny Damon and the Rays are closing in on a deal , according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports. Brown says there is still some work to be done, though. Damon hit .271 with eight home runs, 51 RBIs and 81 runs scored in 145 games with the Tigers last season. He made just 36 starts in the outfield, as...
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December 22, 2010 - 8:00 pm
According to Newsday , which cited four sources, free agent Johnny Damon is in talks with the Yankees about a possible return to the Bronx. According to the story, the two sides are discussing a scenario in which the 37-year-old would get "occasional at-bats" as a designated hitter and left fielder...
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November 18, 2010 - 2:39 am
According to a report in the Chicago Tribune , the White Sox are considering making offers to Johnny Damon and Hideki Matsui as they search for a left-handed bat. The report indicates that the team likely will wait until next month before making a decision. Damon played for the Tigers last season...
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October 11, 2010 - 2:19 pm
According to the New York Post , outfielder Johnny Damon has been told by the Tigers that he is not in their plans for the 2011 season. Damon signed a one-year, $8 million deal with the Tigers last offseason. In August, the Red Sox claimed Damon on waivers, but the former Boston icon said that he...
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August 19, 2010 - 3:40 am
Welcome to Thursday'€™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 TODAY: MLB: Angels at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI) AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ Johnny Damon 's return to Yankee Stadium as a Detroit...
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July 09, 2010 - 11:21 am
When the words '€œThis fall, I'€™m going to take my talents to South Beach'€ came out of LeBron James ' mouth Thursday night, just one word came to the minds of everyone in northeast Ohio: traitor. (OK, maybe some other words came to mind, but we can'€™t print 99 percent of those.) To...
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November 16, 2009 - 8:02 pm
He is the one baseball fans love to hate. He is the Grinch that stole the offseason. He is the Ebenezer Scrooge who says "Humbug!" to hometown discounts, harmonizing negotiations and a love for the game over a love for money. He has every trick up his sleeve and a knack for getting every little...
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