Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


DWIGHT GOODEN RUMORS

The 5 Best Starting Pitchers In Mets History

Dwight Gooden Mets Hall of Fame Speech – Photo Credit: slgckgc (Flickr Creative Commons) The New York Mets are a franchise that is known for pitching, and there’s no disputing that Tom Seaver is the best pitcher in the team’s history. He’s the only player in the baseball Hall of Fame who wears a Mets cap on his plaque. Seaver is at the top of the franchise leaderboard in...
Via Hot Stove MLB
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Doc Gooden: “Pine Tar Not For Grip”

Credit: Associated Press Former New York Mets and New York Yankees star pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden does not agree with the people who are claiming that Pinedagate is a result of cold weather and poor grip. He took to Twitter today to voice his view of pine tar’s use by pitchers: lets put to rest all this talk about pine tar to get a better grip on the ball to protect the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Gooden's family faces eviction

Dwight Gooden's primary legacy from his playing career is one of unfulfilled potential, as his addictions ultimately derailed what might have been a truly brilliant body of work. Long since his playing days ended, it seems Gooden still can't get his life quite on track. Gooden was evicted in July from the New Jersey mansion he was renting, according to TMZ. The report states...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Gooden Tells a Story About a Man Being Raped in Jail

Jail is not a happy place. So, no one should be surprised about Doc Gooden’s account of what happened when he was behind bars. Doc has a new book coming out  “Doc: A Memoir” and tells a story about hearing a man being raped in prison.  Here is what Doc had to say via The Other Paper. “No. 1, once you get into prison, you’re not Doc Gooden the baseball player,” Gooden...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss
SCARY STUFF

Gooden discusses prison trauma

Dwight Gooden, during an interview promoting his new book, detailed the traumatic experience of hearing a man being raped in prison during his incarceration.

Via The Other Paper
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Gooden: Hearing man getting rape devestated me

Dwight Gooden is making the media circuit rounds promoting his new book “Doc: A Memoir.” We mentioned it to you a few weeks ago and relayed the story about how he missed the New York Mets victory parade in 1986 because he was out partying the night before and was too hungover to get out of bed and attend. That was one of the lighter moments of despair for the former Cy Young...
Via The Victory Formation
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Gooden’s Wife Monique Calls Police After He Threatens to Hurt Her Family

Back when I was Young Rob, I wanted to be a pitcher, just like Doc Gooden. Best curve ball I had ever seen, when my friends and I played wiffle ball in the backyard, I was always Gooden when I pitched and Daryl Strawberry when I was at bat. Sad to see what has happened to Doc over the years. Drugs and alcohol can derail any career. Now, he is having domestic disputes with his wife...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Judge orders Dwight Gooden to leave home after wife alleges threats

Not every story has a happy ending. Nobody knows that better than former New York Met Dwight Gooden. The one that they called ” Dr. K’ is going through apparently what is a pretty messy divorce with his wife Monique. The two have children and have been living together in New Jersey as the process plays itself out. That all changed on March 1. Please click here to read this...
Via Players View
March 04, 2013  |  1 Comment

Dwight Gooden receives restraining order after making terroristic threats to wife

Monique Gooden, the estranged wife of former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden, recently filed a temporary restraining order after alleging that her husband made "terroristic threats" against her and her family.The incident occurred on March 1 in the couple's home in Bergen County, N.J. The two are still living together while their divorce is pending.According to...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Gooden receives restraining order

Monique Gooden, the estranged wife of former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden, recently filed a temporary restraining order after alleging that her husband made "terroristic threats" against her and her family.The incident occurred on March 1 in the couple's home in Bergen County, N.J. The two are still living together while their divorce is pending.According to...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Breaking down the NL MVP race

10 young NFL stars having Hall of Fame careers already

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

Best, worst in-season trades for each team

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

10 players who will make their first Pro Bowl in 2014

Gallery: The best of July

Most pathetic NFL teams of modern era

NFL players already out for the season

Worst players to get HoF votes since 2004

Gallery: The best of Anastasia Ashley

College football's celebrity fans

BARKER BEAUTIES
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.