Posted on: January 15, 2010 10:19 am
There's probably a good chance that Tom Glavine will retire though he hasn't "officially" made the move, yet.
According to MLB.com , Glavine could decide it's time to mend relationships and accept a Braves' offer to rejoin their organization in some capacity.
He could return to Turner Field to serve as a broadcaster or possibly assume some kind of front-office role, it appears the 43-year-old left-hander has at least resigned himself to the likelihood that he will never throw another pitch in a competitive atmosphere.
Glavine said, "I don't know why. I think if anybody has any common sense, they can figure out that I'm probably not going to pitch again."
Posted on: June 5, 2009 1:40 pm
Posted on: June 5, 2009 1:34 pm
Edited on: June 5, 2009 1:35 pm
According to Jeff Wilson, Special Contributor to the Dallas Morning News, RHP Vicente Padilla said he wants to remain with the Rangers and help them stay in contention for the club's first postseason appearance since 1999.
However, Padilla was put on waivers and Padilla said he said doesn't hold ill will toward the Rangers for their decision.
"I know this is a business, and I understand that the team has to do whatever they think is best for the team," said Padilla, who is 3-3 with a 5.57 ERA. "I'm not really surprised. I'm fine. My arm is good. If I can't be here, I know that I can be in another place. If I'm allowed to do it, I want to be here."The same report also suggested that Tom Glavine probably won't be pursued by the Rangers, but adding the left-hander hasn't been ruled out.
Posted on: June 4, 2009 4:13 pm
Brad Penny would love to stay with the Red Sox but could it be time for him to move on?
Penny told Michael Silverman of The Boston Herald , “Oh, I’d love to stay. I signed here and they told me it was something they’d want for more than one year if everything worked out.
He added that GM Theo Epstein would be the better person to disccus the issue but whatever happens, Penny will "make the best of it."
In the same report, Silverman also says the Red Sox are “close to the top, if not at the top” of the list of teams Tom Glavine would pitch for.. according to a source close to Glavine.
Posted on: June 3, 2009 12:41 pm
In regards to his return to the Braves, SP Tom Glavine told the AJC he's ready to return and help the team.
“Physically I felt good and I feel like I’m ready. ...I’d love to get to Atlanta and help the team. ... I’ll go [to Turner Field] tomorrow and prepare to pitch on Sunday, wherever that is.”
Glavine also said he struggled in the beginning of of his start (his third minor-league rehab start in two weeks) but it got better as the game went on.
As for 2010, he doesn't invision playing, "When you look at the rotation,” Glavine said about the Braves' starting pitchers, “there’s not a whole lot of room there. The only logical spot for me is the fifth starter.
“That’s why I don’t see pitching beyond this year.”
Posted on: May 20, 2009 9:11 pm
Edited on: May 21, 2009 1:00 am
"I feel really good about where I'm at right now," Hudson said. "I haven't thrown breaking balls, splits or changeups or anything like that. But how I feel right now, it's hard to think that it's going to take me three months to get ready to pitch in a game."
But the real question is this: just how well would Hudson have to pitch in the season's final month for the Braves to pick up his $12MM option? Hard to imagine anything short of a Greinke would lead the Braves to do so. They have, as an alternative, a $1MM buyout.
Posted on: May 13, 2009 1:46 pm
Edited on: May 13, 2009 6:18 pm
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Posted on: April 28, 2009 1:20 pm
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