Just a couple of ex-Nats making their debut on Baseball Tonight Sunday evening. There's Manny Acta and Alex Cora before the start of the show in a photo Tweeted by @MannyActa14 himself.
And given the Manny Acta sighting, now seems as good a time as any to take a trip down memory lane with the great Acta-ccessories:
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Here's a release from ESPN announcing that former Boston Red Sox IF Alex Cora will be joining ESPN:
Former Major League Baseball player Alex Cora has joined ESPN and ESPN Deportes as an MLB analyst. Cora will provide insights and analysis for various platforms across both networks, including Baseball Tonight, Beisbol Esta Noche, SportsCenter and other studio programming....
Things really are getting bad down in Miami. The Dolphins suck and the Marlins, at a record of 69-92, are a whopping 28 games behind Washington going into today’s season finale. Fans gave up, Ozzie Guillen lost control and players mailed it in back in August. Last night, as Carlos Lee was trotting out to the field in the 9th inning, he went for a friendly fist pound with teammate...
Alex Cora's brief career with St. Louis ended Sunday when the Cardinals released the utility infielder.
Cora hit .208 in 24 at-bats with one run, one RBI and no extra base hits. He had agreed Feb. 6 to a minor league contract that would have paid $800,000 if he had been added to the 40-man roster.
A 36-year-old who began his big league career with the Los Angeles Dodgers in...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2012
Though Alex Cora did not sign with the Cardinals to serve as another instructor, it seems as if he will, in addition to fighting for a roster spot, willingly take on that role this spring.
Utility infielder Alex Cora's minor-league deal includes an
invitation to spring training.
The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a minor-league contract with infielder Alex Cora.
Cora would earn $800,000 if he is added to the 40-man roster.
The 36-year-old spent last season with the Washington Nationals, playing four positions. He batted .224 with six RBIs in 156 at-bats.
Cora, known for his defense, has played with six teams during his 14-year career.
ST. LOUIS (AP) Light-hitting infielder Alex Cora has agreed to a minor league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals and would get an 800,000 deal if added to the 40-man roster.
The 36-year-old played all four infield positions last season for the Washington Nationals while appearing in 91 games and making 16 starts at third base. He hit .224 with six doubles, a triple and six RBIs...
Light-hitting infielder Alex Cora has agreed to a minor league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals and would get an $800,000 deal if added to the 40-man roster.
The 36-year-old played all four infield positions last season for the Washington Nationals while appearing in 91 games and making 16 starts at third base. He hit .224 with six doubles, a triple and six RBIs in 156 at-bats...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2012
Free agent utility player Alex Cora is drawing interest as a player and as a coach, tweets Jon Heyman of CBSSports. The 14-year veteran will probably choose to play another year, according to Heyman.
Cora posted a .224/.287/.276 line in 172 plate appearances for the Nationals in 2011, playing all four infield positions. The 36-year-old Boras Corporation client has a .243/.310...