GREG MADDUX RUMORS & GOSSIP

New Hall of Famer Maddux enjoys part-time baseball

Greg Maddux is enjoying his part-time role in baseball these days. The newly elected member in baseball's Hall of Fame said Thursday the ''best perk'' about his role as special assistant with the Texas Rangers is being able to spend time with his family and still get his baseball fix. Some of the Rangers' top pitching prospects were in the room, along with...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux will not enter Hall of Fame as an Atlanta Brave

Of the 23 illustrious seasons Greg Maddux pitched in the major leagues, majority of them came as a member of the Atlanta Braves, and it's also the team most baseball enthusiasts remember Maddux playing for.However, when Maddux officially enters the Hall of Fame this summer, he will not be going in as a Brave. In fact, the 355-game winner has chosen not to go with a team logo...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Maddux fine going into HOF with no team on cap

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Greg Maddux, whose Hall of Fame career was highlighted by pitching success with both the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, will go into the HOF this summer without a team logo on his cap. Maddux, who is a special assistant to Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, talked about the decision after the HOF made its announcement Thursday. The Hall of Fame makes the decision...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: It’s time to retire Andre Dawson’s number

It’s been four years since the Baseball Writers Association of America elected former Chicago Cub Andre Dawson to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Yet the Cubs have not yet honored The Hawk by retiring his #8.  According to an ESPNChicago.com article from Jan. 10, 2010, the team would retire his number if he were to go into the Hall of Fame wearing a Cubs hat instead of a Montreal...
Via isportsweb.com
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Players such as Greg Maddux should be on every voter's ballot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Incredibly, 16 voters left Greg Maddux off their Hall of Fame ballot. I guess I shouldn't be totally surprised. George Brett wasn't a unanimous choice. Neither was Nolan Ryan, nor a host of other sure-thing Hall of Famers. Players such as Maddux, Brett and Ryan absolutely scream out Hall of Fame induction. That's why I voted for them the first time...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

1985 scouting report on Greg Maddux totally whiffs

Greg Maddux is among the newest players on the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. The former Cubs’ and Braves’ ace will compete…
Via Busted Coverage
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitchers once drafted by the Chicago Cubs

Greg Maddux with the Atlanta Braves (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Many Chicago Cubs fans expected the team to go after a lot of pitching prospects in last week’s draft, and in the end the team used seven of their first ten picks on pitchers. While no one can predict the kind of impact these players will have on their respective teams, many people like to look back at past drafts...
Via isportsweb.com
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Full Count Flashback: Greg Maddux Had An Amazing Career

Greg Maddux Career was unparalled How does a guy who looks like an accountant and has an avg fastball speed under 90 mph win 350+ games and strikeout 3300+ players? Like real estate, location, location, location. I still remember when the Chicago Cubs let him go and he signed with the Atlanta Braves.  I couldn’t stop shaking my head.  I was so confused as to why the Cubs would...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux ready to help Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers pitching staff has come so far over the last few years that not even future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux is sure what he has contribute to the team. Maddux began his job as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels Tuesday by taking part in the winter development camp at Rangers Ballpark. "This team's pretty good right now already...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Meet the Cubs Managerial Candidates: Mike Maddux

Mackanin is the first to interview and the first to be profiled. Next up is Greg Maddux's big brother, Mike Maddux who will interview sometime next week after he gets over a case of laryngitis. Gordon Wittenmeyer pegs him as the early favorite because he's a pitching coach and the Cubs need better pitching. I hope that makes as little sense to everyone else as it does to...
Via Cub Reporter
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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