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On this day in Reds history: David Wells dealt to Orioles

December 26, 1995 - The Reds deal southpaw David Wells to Baltimore less than five months after acquiring him at the trade deadline from Detroit. Cincinnati receives outfielder Curtis Goodwin and prospect Trovin Valdez in return. Needless to say, the Reds end up getting stuck with the short end of the stick.Goodwin plays just two seasons with the Reds and never amounts to anything...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Names: ESPN’s Douglas, Smith, Have Blow-Up (Also: Mike Hill, David Wells)

ESPN’s Hugh Douglas reportedly engaged in an ugly verbal altercation with colleague Michael Smith last week. In other news, former ESPNer Mike Hill has officially joined FS1, and TBS MLB analyst David Wells has apparently [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

On this day in history | 1998

Photo courtesy of the NY Daily News. 15 years ago today, David Wells achieved baseball immortality. He threw the second perfect game in Yankees history, and the 15th in MLB history. David Cone would join him as the third 14 months later. Starting against the Twins on a cool Sunday in the Bronx, Wells was untouchable as the Yankees won by a score of 4-0; the game only took two hours...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cooperstown Choices: David Wells

With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2013, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty four men on the ballot for the first time 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...
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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

This day in Reds history: David Wells is traded to Baltimore

December 26, 1995 - The Reds deal southpaw David "Boomer" Wells to Baltimore less than five months after acquiring him at the trade deadline from Detroit. Cincinnati receives outfielder Curtis Goodwin and prospect Trovin Valdez in return. Needless to say, the Reds end up getting stuck with the short end of the stick. Goodwin plays just two seasons with the Reds and...
Via Redlegs Review
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers Spend Starter Money on Ryu Hyun-Jin

One move over the weekend is getting all the negative attention today, but there was another big acquisition that might have an even slimmer chance of working out for the organization in question: The Dodgers signed Korean lefty Ryu Hyun-Jin to a six-year, $36-million contract. When added to his $25.7 million posting fee, that outlay means that the Dodgers are locked into more than...
Via Fangraphs
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

David Wells, news anchors rock Jayson Werth beards after walk-off homer (Pictures)

And just like that, Jayson Werth is a celebrity in the nation’s capital. Earlier today we showed you this fantastic cupcake that was designed in Werth’s honor on Thursday night. As you can see from the photo above that Lauren DeMarco of Fox 5 in Washington, D.C. tweeted, local bakers weren’t the only ones who caught Werth fever after his big walk-off homer in Game 4.The Fox...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 12, 2012  |  3 Comments

Rapid Redux iffy following foot injury

Rapid Redux is entered Wednesday to put his 21-race winning streak on the line, but he might not make it to the starting gate. The gelding, now 6 years old with the start of 2012, is the 3-5 morning-line favorite for race No. 6 at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md., a $17,000 starter allowance event. But trainer David Wells told Laurel officials on Tuesday that Rapid Redux "grabbed...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Rapid Redux matches Citation's mark

Rapid Redux continues his record march through the low levels of American horse racing. The 5-year-old gelding won Tuesday at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md., for his 21st straight victory and 19th of the year. Rapid Redux extended his modern US record for consecutive victories and matched the modern US record for victories in a calendar year. The great Citation won 19 races in his Triple...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Rapid Redux wins 19th straight race

Five-year-old gelding Rapid Redux scored his 19th straight victory Thursday at Maryland's Laurel Park, tying the modern North American record held by reigning Horse of the Year Zenyatta and Peppers Pride. Rapid Redux is now 17 for 17 this year after beating four challengers in a $7,500 starter allowance race under jockey J.D. Acosta. "I didn't want to make any mistakes...
Via Fox Sports
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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