2004 Red Sox Hero Bill Mueller Turns 43 Today

(Exclusive FenwayNation Photo)There were plenty of characters on the 2004 World Series Champion Red Sox—and more than a few guys with character. Perhaps the classiest player on that fabled roster was third baseman Bill Mueller—who turns 43 years old today. In his three-year stint with Boston, Mueller batted .303, with a .378 OBP and an .853 OPS—all better than his career marks...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Roster Update, Lopez Signing, Bill Mueller and Giants on the HOF Ballot

The San Francisco Giants have added Gary Brown, Kendry Flores, Adam Duvall and Hunter Strickland to the 40-man roster. They’ve also DFA’d pitcher Guillermo Moscoso.   Reliever Javier Lopez has agreed to a three year contract with the Giants worth $13 million. The deal is pending a physical which will take place today.​   Ex-Giant third baseman Bill Mueller has...

Cubs add Hyde, Mueller to coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs say Brandon Hyde will be the bench coach and former American League batting champion Bill Mueller will be the hitting coach on new manager Rick Renteria's staff. The Cubs announced Friday that Hyde will move from director of player development. Gary Jones is the new third base and infield coach and former Seattle Mariners first base coach Mike Brumley was hired...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Third Baseman Bill Mueller Named Cubs Hitting Coach

Bill Mueller is taking his talents to the North Side of Chicago. Mueller, who is best-known for helping the Red Sox end an 86-year championship drought, has been named the Cubs’ new hitting coach. Brandon Hyde (bench coach), Gary Jones (third base/infield coach), Mike Brumley (assistant hitting coach) and Jose Castro (quality assurance coach) are also joining manager Rick Renteria‘s...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox Hero Bill Mueller Is New Cubs Hitting Coach

(Exclusive FenwayNation Photo)If you can line a shot into centerfield against Mariano Rivera to score the biggest run in Red Sox history, you can probably handle coaching Cubbie hitters. Bill Mueller, who plated Dave Roberts in 2004's ALCS Game Four, will—according to USAToday's Bob Nightengale—become the new hitting coach for Theo Epstien's Cubs. In awarding Mueller...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dreamcast 33 – The Bill Mueller Edition

MUSIC BY: Lath and Plaster and DJ Krav Twitter: @IanMiller ALSO @ProductiveOuts EMAILZ: iTunes Twitterz: @WSDreaming_Cubs @CubicSnarkonia @MRubio52 INTRO EMAILZ NO EMAILZ World Series talkzzzzz Craig Breslow? Why not Junichi Tazawa? Kris Bryant, swoon PROSPECT TALK Rooftop renovation **** **** those guys BAI
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

How did these guys get HOF votes?

Today Cincinnati Red Barry Larkin deservedly got inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He won a World Series, NL MVP, and the Gold Glove three times so he definitely earned it. Every year I go down the list to see who else gets votes and then I get to the “Others Receiving Votes” section. Sometimes this section will have a player that had a few elite seasons but not long or...
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January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Pedro Gomez thinks Bill Mueller is a Hall of Famer

Today marks the unveiling of the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame class, and if it were up to one ESPN reported, 2003 AL batting champ Bill Mueller would be enshrined. ESPN posted the ballots of its eligible voting staffers, and Pedro Gomez cast the lone vote for Mueller. That's the same Mueller who hit .291 for his career, along with a robust 85 homers. He did have a patient eye...
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January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Cooperstown Choices: Bill Mueller

With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2012, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty seven men on the ballot this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements.  You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices...
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January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Giants Mullholland, Mueller on Hall of Fame ballot

Mueller (left) and Mulholland are the only two Giants players on this year's HOF ballot. Talk about slim pickin’s. This year’s Hall of Fame class is a who’s who of who’s thats. Seriously, if you’re looking for a Jackie Robinson around here, search elsewhere. The 2012 Hall of Fame ballot must be completed by voting members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of...
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November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

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