Former Dodgers Closer Eric Gagne Ends Comeback Bid, Shifts Focus To Coaching

Much like it is now with Kenley Jansen closing out games, there was a period for the Los Angeles Dodgers when a lead in...
Via Dodger Blue
22 hours ago

Eric Gagne ends comeback attempt, now plans to focus on coaching

It’s officially game over for Game Over.Former All-Star closer Eric Gagne confirmed to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation on Sunday that he is ending his comeback attempt after a rocky debut with the Long Island Ducks and plans to turn his attention to coaching instead. Gagne signed with the Ducks, an independent league team, earlier this month after reported interest from this former...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Gagne Ends Comeback Attempt

Former star closer Eric Gagne has elected to end his comeback bid, reports Chris Cotillo of SB Nation (Twitter link). The 41-year-old told Cotillo that he plans to turn his attention to coaching. Gagne, who last pitched in the majors in 2008 and retired for the first time in 2010, decided in February that he would attempt to get back to the leagues. He then impressed out of Team...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

Former Dodgers Closer Eric Gagne Signs With Long Island Ducks Of Independent Atlantic League

Former Los Angeles Dodgers closer Eric Gagne made headlines when he expressed interest in an MLB comeback. Gagne...
Via Dodger Blue
15 days ago

Eric Gagne signs with Long Island Ducks

Eric Gagne has gone from the major leagues to the independent leagues.The former Cy Young Award winner has signed with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League, the team announced Friday.In a statement on the signing, the team acknowledged that Gagne will be using his time to try and catch the attention of MLB teams.“Eric is similar to so many former Major League...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Gagne Reportedly Discussing Minor-League Deal With Dodgers

For all the laughs over 41-year-old Eric Gagne pitching in the World Baseball Classic, it appears that the former All-Star closer might get the last laugh. According to’s Ben Nicholson-Smith, Gagne has been discussing a minor-league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers among other teams. Gagne hasn’t pitched in the major leagues since 2008, but he was much better than...
April 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Gagne, Dodgers discussing minor-league deal

14 years after winning the Cy Young Award with them, Eric Gagne could be returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet on Saturday, Gagne says he’s discussing a minor-league deal with the Dodgers. Gagne, now 41 years old, pitched with the Dodgers for eight seasons from 1999 to 2006, establishing himself as one of the most dominant closers of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Gagne, Dodgers talking minor league contract

Fresh off pitching for Canada in the World Baseball Classic, 41-year-old former Cy Young winner Eric Gagne is once again looking to take his talents to the States.It now looks like the Dodgers are showing interest in signing Gagne to a minor league contract. This really shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Gagne performed much better than expected during the World Baseball...
Via Sportsnaut
April 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Here are the six players you’ll be most surprised to see in the World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic is underway, and so far it has been a lot of fun. Team Israel began 3-0 to advance to the next pool, Cuba and Japan cruised as they typically do, the Dominican Republic looked unstoppable in a win over Canada and the United States won on a walk-off Friday.One of the many pleasures of the WBC is checking in on players you once knew and loved whom you haven’t...
Via The Comeback
March 11, 2017  |  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
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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