Dodgers Rumors: L.A. Among Clubs With Interest In Signing Eric Gagne

Thus far in Spring Training the Los Angeles Dodgers have been joined by Eric Gagne, Orel Hershiser and Maury Wills as guest...
Via Dodger Blue
1 day ago

Former Dodgers Closer Eric Gagne Considering MLB Comeback

Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers and catchers reported for Spring Training last week, and as with most years, former players...
Via Dodger Blue
5 days ago

Rumor Roundup: Shooting for the Moon by Ashley Varela

Eric Gagne eyes a return to the majors, the Mets talk extension figures with Neil Walker, and the Yankees get into hot water with Dellin Betances.
Via Baseball Prospectus
5 days ago  |  Discuss

41-year-old Eric Gagne contemplating a comeback

Eric Gagne last threw a Major League pitch in 2008, but nearly a full decade later, he’s looking for opportunities to come back.Gagne, who is serving as a special instructor in Los Angeles Dodgers spring camp, plans to pitch for Team Canada in the upcoming World Baseball Classic and has thrown bullpen sessions for three teams.Gagne says his fastball is in the 90s and his famous...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gagne preps for Classic with bullpen session

Guest pitching instructor Eric Gagne on Sunday became Team Canada pitcher Eric Gagne when he took the mound for a bullpen session with Dodgers brass watching.
6 days ago

Gagne pondering comeback at age 41

Former Cy Young Award winner Eric Gagne is serving as a guest pitching instructor for the Dodgers this week, but he's also been on the mound with a comeback under consideration.
7 days ago

Zach Britton Could Have a Real Cy Young Case

“Does Zach Britton have a shot at the Cy Young this year?” It’s a question I didn’t take seriously at first. It’s only happened once in the last 20 years, and Eric Gagne’s 2003 season is perhaps the greatest season in the history of the modern closer. It comes complete with major league records — 55 consecutive single-season saves and 63 consecutive saves spanning multiple...
Via Fangraphs
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Gagne says Kenley Jansen is 'best closer in Dodger history'

LOS ANGELES – Kenley Jansen went into the bullpen kicking and screaming and contemplating retirement. Eric Gagne went into the bullpen jumping for joy. They ultimately wound up sharing the record for most career saves in Dodgers history until...
Via The OC Register
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Gagne and His 84 Consecutive Save Streak

The closer of any major league baseball team is expected to come into a game with a small lead, and shut down their opponents for an inning or two. Most commonly a closer possesses an explosive fastball, along with a sharp breaking ball or devastating changeup. Every closer has to have that great secondary pitch […]
Via Baseball Essential
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

A Return to Sanity: Reliever Prices Dropping

Being a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball is one of the most volatile jobs in all of professional sports. There is no other position where the average player can go from greatest ever (Eric Gagne from 2002 through 2004) to really expensive minor leaguer (Gagne from 2005 through 2009) in such a quick time. While not everyone experiences the highs of Gagne, there are many more...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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