JOE TORRE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Torre To Fine Farrell For Instant Replay Remarks

It's fair to say that the new MLB Instant Replay System is not exactly a rousing success in its first two weeks. So far, two managers have been ejected (John Farrell and Ron Washington) for arguing a review decision. Now, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, Joe Torre, have levied a fine on Farrell for his "comments" about replay. Specifically, the Red Sox skipper...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  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,”...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adams to Return from DL, Torre Tells Amaro Call was Wrong

Phillies reliever Mike Adams told reporters on Monday that he will come off the disabled list on Tuesday. The 35-year old righty has yet to appear in a game with the Phillies after undergoing shoulder surgery this past off-season. Adams made a brief minor league rehab, stopping for three appearances in Clearwater, and one in Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Between the two stops, he pitched...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB not planning on suspending Michael Pineda

From Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Joe Torre, who is Major League Baseball’s executive vice president of operations, said that Michael Pineda will not face discipline after television cameras spotted the New York Yankees right-hander with a substance on his pitching hand during a start against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. “The umpires did not observe an application of a foreign...

Joe Torre: ‘No Plans’ To Suspend Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda

Joe Torre, Major League Baseball’s executive vice president of baseball operations, issued a statement Friday saying that the league does not plan to discipline New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda. Some sort of shiny substance was spotted on Pineda’s throwing hand during the telecast of Thursday night’s 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. The 25-year-old said later that...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees will retire Joe Torre’s jersey number 'at some point'

Joe Torre is having a hell of a year. He will be a part of next summer’s hall of fame class and now has something to look forward to in the future past that too. What is Joe Torre’s legacy in New York?(credit: Al Bello/Getty Images) Torre is still one of the most recognizable names in Yankees lore for the last 20 years or so, despite having left the team at the end of the 2007...
Via New York Sports-Kings
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
GREAT HANDS

Torre's daughter saves baby from fall

Cristina Torre, daughter of former MLB manager Joe Torre, caught a  1-year-old in her arms after the infant had fallen out of a window on Wednesday morning.

Via Bob's Blitz
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Torre's daughter makes great grab

Joe Torre passed his good hands along to his daughter. The former manager and current MLB executive has to be proud of the grab his daughter, Cristina, made outside of a Brooklyn building, the New York Daily News is reporting. Cristina Torre saw a baby hanging on a building outside a storefront. When the 1-year-old boy dropped, the former catcher's daughter reacted. Quickly...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss
PLACE YOUR BIDS

Magic, Torre Dodgers finalists

Magic Johnson and Joe Torre's groups are among the eight finalists to potentially become the new owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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