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Cliff Floyd and Jeff Samardzija on what made Stan Zielinski a great scout and why Cubs will miss him

After longtime scout Stan Zielinski passed away last week, Cliff Floyd and Jeff Samardzija discuss his impact and what made him elite at his job.
Via CSN Chicago
January 09, 2017

MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Cliff Floyd

Where Are They Now? Cliff Floyd Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to make fans remember these...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Writer’s Story From 2012 Looked at Idea of DH in National League

Now that there is talk the DH rule might be implemented in the National League in 2017, Danny Gallagher re-posts a story he wrote in 2012 about that possibility. It’s conjecture at this point but when 2013 rolls around, it’s conceivable that the DH rule might just be up and running in the National League. Come again? Yes, it might be instituted 40 years after American League...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Proving Piazza Didn’t Use Steroids

There have been some irresponsible opinions that Mike Piazza‘s election to the Hall of Fame means it will pave the way for  known steroid users to be elected to the Hall of Fame. This premise contains one potential logic fallacy. It presupposes Piazza used steroids. Did he? Let’s start with the case against him. There are no reports, investigations, or tests linking him...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Former MLB players rip Papelbon for fight with Harper

It’s fair to say opinions are split on Sunday’s dugout skirmish between Jonathan Papelbon and Bryce Harper. C.J. Nitkowski, a former major leaguer who now works as an MLB analyst, wrote Monday on FOXSports.com that “not one” of well more than a dozen former and current players he polled about Sunday’s incident fully backed Harper. Apparently, Nitkowski didn’t poll...
Via NESN.com
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cliff Floyd wants to talk about Dustin Pedroia’s hands and “wristesses” (VIDEO)

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports MLB Network gave us a live look Tuesday into the Cubs-Red Sox game during Dustin Pedroia’s final at bat when Cliff Floyd took the English language to another level.  Floyd, who gets paid real money to talk baseball, brought up Pedroia’s past injuries.  The Red Sox second baseman has battled thumb and wrist injuries over the past couple years. But...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cliff Floyd drills Billy Ripken on MLB Network set (VIDEO)

via Vine On Monday, Cliff Floyd and Billy Ripken were demonstrating the difference between a hitter doing a toe-tap or picking up and putting hit foot down in the box.  MLB Network letting their has-beens ex-players demonstrate the nuances of the game is one of the better attributes of the “MLB Tonight” production. Ripken was feeding Floyd soft toss that Floyd was ripping down...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Play Ball! It’s the 2014 Baseball Preview

The Big Leagues MLB Network analysts Cliff Floyd, Al Leiter, and Harold Reynolds offer up their picks for what to expect in the season ahead.
Via maxim.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Spring Training TV/Radio Broadcast Schedule

Here is the 2014 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule for the Mets as posted on the WOR website. Still no word on who the official broadcast team is other than Howie Rose will be back and Eddie Coleman will not. Jeff Wilpon would prefer a former player to pair with Howie which wouldn’t be the worst idea in the world. Cliff Floyd and Darryl Hamilton have both been mentioned. I’ve...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Coleman Is Out At WOR Radio, Cliff Floyd May Have A Role

According to the Bob Raisman of the Daily News, here is how the Mets Radio Shakeup is evolving:Ed Coleman will be back covering the Mets, but won’t be hosting the pre and post game shows, or doing play-by-play, on WOR-AM.He will be serving strictly as WFAN’s Mets beat reporter.WOR suits did not look for continuity in their first broadcast season. A radio source said they wanted...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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