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Chone Figgins cut by Dodgers

The Dodgers designated Chone Figgins for assignment Wednesday. Figgins, 36, batted .217 in 38 games with the Dodgers. He made the team as a non-roster invitee to spring training, but Miguel Rojas' ability to provide an outstanding defensive option at shortstop left no room for Figgins on the roster. The Dodgers also have Justin Turner as a utility infielder. Figgins had not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Chone Figgins rehab planned

The Los Angeles Dodgers enter a weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday with a 54-43 record, first in the National League West. The Dodgers hope to get healthy in the second half to hold off the Giants. One player on the disabled list who is getting closer to returning is veteran infielder Chone Figgins, who is set to begin a rehab assignment tonight with Triple...
Via MLB Injury News
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodger fans celebrate as Kings win Stanley Cup (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Dodgers fans began celebrating during the sixth inning of Friday night's game against Arizona when the Los Angeles Kings scored the game-winning goal in double overtime to win the Stanley Cup.It happened while Dodgers third baseman Chone Figgins was batting in the bottom of the sixth. Large groups of fans congregated on the concourse...
Via Holdout Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers could benefit from Chone Figgins' intent to give more effort

Chone Figgins apparently impressed the Dodgers enough in his workout/speech that they invited him to camp, and given the competition (Dee Gordon, Justin Sellers, Brendan Harris, Michael Young?), he has a good chance of making the team.We all know Figgins was terrible with Seattle, but why exactly? And is there hope for a turnaround?Figgins was a good, even borderline great...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins, Dodgers Sign Minor League Contract

The grass was not greener in Seattle. Not by a long shot; just ask Chone Figgins. After a stellar career with Angels, Chone Figgins pulled a Adrian Beltre and jumped ship from So-Cal to Seattle. Well now that that’s all over, the Los Angeles Dodgers are taking an absolutely zero risk by signing Chone to a minor league contact, in hopes that he’ll compete for a bench position...
Via Dodgers Rumors
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Figgins works out for scouts, shows passion in comeback attempt

There was the workout. And there was the speech. By all accounts, Chone Figgins made a strong impression during his audition for nine clubs Wednesday in Tampa. But he made an even stronger impression afterward, speaking from the heart while giving an impromptu address to the assembled scouts. "I wanted them to see the passion in my eyes," said Figgins, a super-utility...
Via Fox Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins doesn't want to be a Mariner anymore

Apparently, Mariners utility player Chone Figgins doesn't want to be with the team anymore. He told John Hickey of SportsPressNW.com that "I can't take 2 more years of this." Well Chone, I'm sure the feeling is mutual from your employers. They've paid you $28 million over the last three seasons (which includes a $2 million signing bonus), and you've...
Via The Outside Corner
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins can’t even break up a double play illegally (Animated)

The current contract Chone Figgins is under is not exactly astronomical, but that hasn’t stopped him from becoming one of the most overpaid players in baseball. Since signing a four-year, $36 million deal with the Mariners after the 2009 season, Figgins is hitting below .225. He finished last season with an average of .188 and is headed down the same path this year with a .185...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners Chone Figgins is going to ride some serious pine

Going…going…gone? When the news first hit that the Seattle Mariners penned big time free agent Chone Figgins to a 4 year contract the air around Seattle seemed a bit sweeter than normal. Figgins had long since plagued the M’s during his time with the Divsion rivals, the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim. 2010 was to be the year that the M’s would reclaim the glory that was...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

The tale of a man named Chone Figgins

The comeback of the Mariners Chone Figgins is a fairy tale In the recesses of Safeco field at the end of the Seattle Mariners 2011 season sat a man named Chone Figgins. Figgins had been injured by special request from the masses and placed on the disabled list. As he sat there in tears of humiliation he heard a small voice calling out his name. He looked around trying to locate the...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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