The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Cardy Show Episode 81: Doug Fox With Brent Cardy

Good buddy of The Cardy Show Doug Fox joined Brent Cardy to discuss his Rick Bosetti piece and many other things. We discuss the impact of Allison Gordon and why people were inspired by her. We discussed why Gregg Zaun did what he did and Doug informs us on how he get served after Pitch Talks. Doug also tells us why Alex Harvey is so good! Follow Doug @Clutchlings77 and read his...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-major leaguer's tales of hazing feature Ripken

As Gregg Zaun recalls it, he was kind of a mouthy guy when he made it to the Baltimore Orioles in 1995. His uncle is Rick Dempsey, a catcher with the O's for 12 years, so Zaun had grown up around many of the players. That familiarity bred a bit of contempt for knowing how rookies are supposed to defer to veterans. Zaun, now a broadcaster with the Toronto Blue Jays, described himself...
Via Fox Sports
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Zaun Says Abuse From Cal Ripken Jr Set Him Up For Success

In an interview with Prime Time Sports on Saturday, former MLB catcher Gregg Zaun said that his 16 year career would not have happened if it wasn’t for the physical abuse given to him when he was with Baltimore. Allegedly, veterans Cal Ripken Jr, Ben McDonald, Brady Anderson, and Chris Hoiles taped him to the training table after he hit Hoiles in the head with a throw, and proceeded...
Via Baseball Essential
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Zaun Loved That Cal Ripken Beat Him Up as a Rookie

Some find hazing young professional athletes to be disrespectful and unnecessary, but not former MLB catcher Gregg Zaun. The Blue Jays studio analyst officially joined Mike Ditka in the pro-hazing department on Thursday while discussing our favorite base-brah, Brett Lawrie. Zaun told the Fan 950 (via Andrew Stoeten) that he thought the Jays coddled Lawrie and allowed him to be himself...
Via Busted Coverage
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Cherry, Gregg Zaun Sport Canada Day Suits During Blue Jays Game (Photo)

Toronto Blue Jays TV analyst Gregg Zaun wanted to know what it felt like to look like Don Cherry for a day. The former major league catcher is from Glendale, Calif., but you would’ve thought he came from Canada after he wore a Cherry-esque suit with patriotic Canadian designs in honor of Canada Day during the Jays game. With him in the booth was Grapes himself, wearing an even...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays vs Athletics Series Recap and Analysis

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images Ryan Couckuyt @curlmonster7 The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Oakland Athletics on Sunday afternoon to complete their second series sweep in a row. How can we not be excited right now? Even analyst Gregg Zaun sounds somewhat positive, which is extremely rare. The Jays are in first place in The American League East with a record of 29-22, finding themselves...
Via TopSportsReport
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Buy MLB Vet Gregg Zaun’s Casual Florida House – $595,000

  Some of you complain that all I post are ridiculous Athlete Real Estate houses that are impossible to own and you want…
Via Busted Coverage
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregg Zaun: World Series Champion, Analyst, and helping families in need

You grow up watching sports, and watching your heroes take the field day-in, day out. But what are they doing when they are finished the game they've been a part of their whole life. Gregg Zaun was drafted in the 17th round of the 1989 amateur draft by the Baltimore Orioles. He enjoyed 16-year career in the bigs. Spanning over 1200 games, Zaun batted .252 with 88 home...
Via The GM's Perspective
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres 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!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

NFL upholds Tom Brady's suspension, legal battle likely

Cardinals hire first female NFL coach

Larry Bird: Michael Jordan would kill me in 1-on-1 now

Seau family: HOF broke their word

Kobe to see time at power forward next year

Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel

Galette appears to unload on Payton

Dez Bryant in 'financial distress' before signing new deal

Top 10 CFB coaches on the hot seat

Was Popovich close to retiring last year?

Kyle Busch continues historic run with Brickyard win

WATCH: Mike Trout HR lands in 'Trout Net'

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker