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Joe Torre Knew What He Was Getting Himself Into

“Clueless Joe. Torre has no idea what he’s getting himself into,” the headline read from an article written by Ian O’Connor of the New York Daily News, after Joe Torre, a managerial retread with three other organizations became the 21st manager of the New York Yankees under George Steinbrenner on November 2, 1995. Met with much […]
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Derek Jeter weighs in on controversial Utley-Tejada play

Derek Jeter may be one year removed from the game, but the media still seeks out the retired New York Yankees captain to hear his thoughts on the goings on in Major League Baseball. Given that Jeter starred at shortstop for two decades, his input could prove insightful regarding the infamous play in Game 2 of the NLDS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets when Chase...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda calls for rule change following Chase Utley incident

Naturally, the controversy surrounding Chase Utley and the Dodgers wasn't going to pass without Tommy Lasorda giving his two cents.But the Hall of Fame manager didn't automatically take the side of his beloved Dodger Blue. In fact, Lasorda insists that the incident which left Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada with a broken leg is a sign that there needs to be a rule change, the New York...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Online petition calls for Utley to be suspended

Chase Utley’s hard slide into Ruben Tejada Saturday night did more than just break the New York Mets shortstop’s leg…it ignited a social media firestorm. So much so…one fan created even created an online petition to get the Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman suspended. While it’s unlikely 1500 (and counting) virtual signatures is likely to sway baseball commissioner...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Torre open to being next Commish, not 'lobbying for it'

Nobody has asked Joe Torre to replace Bud Selig yet, but he’s willing to if they do. And while Torre said he’s open to taking the MLB Commissioner role that will be available when Selig retires in January, he’s not campaigning for it either. “If the owners feel I can help baseball, I’m willing to do whatever they want me to do,” Torre told the New York Daily News at the...
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Torre reprimands Ortiz for official scorer comments

Major League Baseball executive vice president Joe Torre made his stance clear. Torre issued a statement Friday in response to David Ortiz’s criticism of official scorer Bob Ellis following the Boston Red Sox’s 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday at Fenway Park. Torre expressed total disapproval of Ortiz’s controversial actions. Torre’s statement reads: “Official...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ump Paul Nauert won’t be disciplined for making contact with Torii Hunter’s face

Even though Torii Hunter would be facing some kind of punishment, likely a suspension, had the roles been reversed, umpire Paul Nauert will not be punished by Major League Baseball for making brief contact with the Detroit Tiger outfielder’s face in a game on Monday. After reviewing the incident, Joe Torre, MLB’s executive vice president […] The post Ump Paul Nauert won’t...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Torre: John Farrell will be fined for replay criticism

John Farrell’s harsh critique of Major League Baseball’s new replay system will make his wallet a bit lighter. Joe Torre, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, told the New York Daily News on Monday that the Boston Red Sox manager will be fined for comments he made after Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees. “I’m not going to suspend him. It will be a fine,”...
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Torre: Banning home plate collisions not realistic

Joe Torre says Major League Baseball's playing rules committee leaned toward banning all home plate collisions but concluded it would be unrealistic because contact between catchers and baserunners is sometimes unavoidable. Torre, MLB's executive vice president for baseball operations, spoke Tuesday at San Diego's spring training facility before meeting with representatives from...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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