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Jamie Moyer etches his name into the history book with first win for Colorado Rockies

Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to ever record a win.It was a joke to many around baseball, and a rallying cry to many cynical Colorado Rockies fans. Jamie Moyer, approaching his 50th birthday, made the starting rotation out of spring training.Fans around the league mocked the Rockies for trying to get fans to come out to the game to watch the oldest pitcher in the game. Skeptical...

A day later, Moyer downplays his accomplishment

Jamie Moyer wasn't overly sore or elated after his record-setting night. The 49-year-old Colorado Rockies lefty was pretty much business as usual Wednesday, the day after becoming the oldest pitcher to win a major league contest. After pitching seven sharp innings against San Diego, his arm was a little bit tired and his legs stiff. But that's typical for him after a start...

Hall of Fame offers Jamie Moyer internship

Jamie Moyer might have a new gig coming - if he ever stops pitching, that is. After hearing the 49-year-old Rockies lefty acknowledge he's not up on baseball history, the Hall of Fame offered him an internship to study in Cooperstown. In making the announcement Thursday, the Hall said there's ''an even more hands-on position awaiting the ageless wonder, if he ever...

Moyer offered Hall of Fame internship

Jamie Moyer might have a new gig coming - if he ever stops pitching, that is. After hearing the 49-year-old Rockies lefty acknowledge he's not up on baseball history, the Hall of Fame offered him an internship to study in Cooperstown. In making the announcement Thursday, the Hall said there's ''an even more hands-on position awaiting the ageless wonder, if he ever...

Fort Myers Miracle offer free ticket to fans who throw harder than old man Moyer

On the heels of 49-year-old Jamie Moyer’s historic victory Tuesday night, in a game in which he never  broke 80 mph on the radar gun through his seven innings of work, the Fort Myers Miracle have come up with a promotion that plays on Moyer’s lack of velocity for their Thursday night game.  The Twins Single-A affiliate is offering a free ticket to a future game to any person...

Moyer fends off Father Time to notch win at 49

Jamie Moyer is headed to the Hall of Fame. Well, maybe his uniform anyway. Or perhaps even his glove. Cooperstown has asked for some sort of memorabilia from Moyer to commemorate his record-setting night as the 49-year-old left-hander became the oldest pitcher to ever win a major league contest. And whatever the Hall of Fame decides it wants, Moyer said he will certainly deliver...

Jamie Moyer Becomes the Oldest Man to Ever Win a Ballgame

Jamie Moyer is headed to the Hall of Fame... or at least his glove is, as the oldest pitcher to earn a big league victory. The 49-year-old left-hander, who will turn the big 5-0 on November 18, tossed seven solid innings Tuesday to help the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-3. Relying heavily on his not-so-fast fastball and a cutter that's still pretty nice,...

Jamie Moyer’s Mystical Changeup

Jamie Moyer made major league history Tuesday night in Colorado, becoming the oldest pitcher to record a win, at age 49. I’d also be willing to bet Moyer made history in another fashion: as the first non-knuckleball pitcher to record a win without cracking 80 MPH on the gun. Regardless of if my bet would pay, Moyer’s accomplishment is made all the more impressive by the low numbers...

49 is the new 25: Moyer breaks long standing MLB record

49 year old Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to ever win a game in major league baseball as the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-3. Moyer (1-2) allowed only six hits and two unearned runs in the victory. Brooklyn Dodger Jack Quinn held the title as the oldest pitcher to win a [...]

Rockies 5, Padres 3

Jamie Moyer turned in a vintage performance in becoming the oldest pitcher to ever win a major league game. The 49-year-old Moyer threw seven masterful innings and Dexter Fowler hit a two-run homer, helping the Colorado Rockies hold on for a 5-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. Moyer (1-2) was sharp all evening as he picked up his 268th career win, tying him with...

Moyer, 49, becomes oldest pitcher to win game, tops Padres

Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to win a major league game when he tossed seven solid innings as the Colorado Rockies recorded a 5-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday. Moyer (1-2), who is 49 years and 150 days old, rebounded from two sub-par outings to allow just two runs on six hits. Jack Quinn, who was 49 years, 70 days old, previously held the record when he secured...

49 is the new 25, Moyer breaks record

49 year old Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to ever win a game in major league baseball as the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-3. Moyer (1-2) allowed only six hits and two unearned runs in the victory. Brooklyn Dodger Jack Quinn held the title as the oldest pitcher to win a [...]

Moyer becomes oldest pitcher to Win

After an 0-2 start to the season, it finally happened for Jamie Moyer, who stymied the Padres for seven innings Tuesday night. Moyer pitched around a pair of errors, both committed by shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (one throwing, one fielding), and held the Padres without an earned run. 

Minor league team offers free tickets to fans who throw harder than Jamie Moyer

As if Jamie Moyer becoming the oldest pitcher in MLB history to win a game wasn’t impressive enough, the 49-year-old lefty did so without throwing harder than 80 mph. Think about that for a second. Most above-average high school pitchers throw around that speed, if not harder. And here’s Jamie Moyer, at 49, retiring major league hitters regularly. Well the Fort Myers Miracle...

MLB: Jamie Moyer Defies Odds and Conventional Wisdom in Win for Ages

On Tuesday evening, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer took the mound to face the San Diego Padres at Coors Field. Some three hours later, Moyer became the stuff of legend. With his seven masterful innings of work, Moyer notched the … Continue reading →
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