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MAGGLIO ORDONEZ RUMORS

Another Ordonez headed to Detroit?

DETROIT -- No, Tigers fans, Magglio Ordonez wasn't back in the lineup on Saturday night. There were certainly plenty of reasons to remember him, though. Late Saturday afternoon, in the 38th round of this weekend's draft, the Tigers selected Magglio Ordonez Jr., the son of the player who hit one of the most famous homers in franchise history -- the walk-off shot against Oakland...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Select Magglio Ordonez Jr. in 38th Round of MLB Draft

Magglio Ordonez is a Detroit Tiger again. OK, not that Magglio Ordonez. The Tigers used the 1,150th pick in the 2014 MLB Draft to take Magglio Ordonez Jr., son of the former Detroit slugger. The younger Magglio is a first baseman at the American Heritage School. Detroit — and many other teams — use the later rounds of the epically long MLB Draft to bring in some family members...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former slugger Ordonez elected mayor in Venezuela

A year after retiring from baseball, former star Magglio Ordonez has been elected as the mayor of a city in his native Venezuela. Ordonez's victory in the city of Sotillo in eastern Venezuela was announced by President Nicolas Maduro at a rally Sunday for pro-government candidates who won the majority of 335 races nationwide. The socialist president has turned to celebrity...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
WANT YOUR VOTE

Magglio Ordonez running for mayor

Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez is getting into politics in his home country. He'll be running for mayor in Venezuela.

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ordonez ends 15-year career with ceremony in Detroit

Outfielder Magglio Ordonez announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Sunday prior to a ceremony at Detroit's Comerica Park. Ordonez played 15 seasons, eight seasons for the Chicago White Sox and the last seven for the Detroit Tigers. He finished his career with a .309 career batting average, 294 home runs and 1,236 RBIs. The Venezuela native has been bothered...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Magglio Ordonez to announce retirement Sunday

Magglio Ordonez has decided to call it a career. The 38-year-old former Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox outfielder plans to announce his retirement Sunday before Detroit plays the New York Yankees. The six-time All-Star struggled through 92 games last season with a surgically repaired right ankle, hitting a career-low .255 with five homers and 32 RBIs. Ordonez was a career...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Magglio Ordonez to retire on Sunday

Former Tigers and White Sox outfielder Magglio Ordonez will be retiring on Sunday, during "Magglio Ordonez Day" at Comerica Park when the Tigers host the Yankees. Ordonez has dealt with injuries over the last two seasons, playing in fewer than 100 games in each after injuring his ankle. He re-fractured the ankle in the playoffs this past year, and made the decision to...
Via The Outside Corner
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss
END OF THE ROAD

Magglio Ordonez nearing retirement

Magglio Ordonez is 38 years old and remains unsigned. After dealing with injuries the past few years, he knows retirement is near.

Via PRO Rumors
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Magglio Ordonez close to retirement

It wasn’t an official announcement, but Magglio Ordonez is probably close to having a press release of some sort to announce his retirement from baseball, as it is becoming more and more unlikely that the Tigers, or any team for that matter, will opt not sign him to a Major League deal. He has already gone on record as saying he will not accept a minor league contract. Ordonez...
Via The Victory Formation
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Magglio Ordonez Doesn’ t Want a Minor League Deal

According to Danny Knobler, of CBSSports.com, Magglio Ordonez (.255/.303/.331 in 357 plate appearances with the Detroit Tigers in 2011) has indicated that he’s not in the market for a minor league contract. Ordonez, whose playing time and ability to stay healthy have been declining over the past few years, is looking for a guaranteed spot
Via Reading Between The Seams
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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