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MARK MCGWIRE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Manny Ramirez on Hall Of Fame chances: ‘Everybody makes mistakes, bro’

Now that Mark McGwire’s time on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is up, another controversial player will take his place: Manny Ramirez. The former Boston Red Sox left fielder had an incredible 22-year career, but it ended with two performance-enhancing drug suspensions. However, Ramirez doesn’t think that should necessarily take away from everything else he achieved. ...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark McGwire coaching rumors swirling in San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Mark McGwire was mingling Tuesday with San Diego Padres coaches at Petco Park, where the team was having organizational meetings. The club wouldn't say why.His appearance came amid speculation he will be the Padres' bench coach.Various club officials, including new manager Andy Green, declined to confirm Big Mac had been hired. They didn't deny it, either.Green said...
Via Associated Press
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres News & Notes: McGwire, Zinter, Brock Join Coaching Staff

It sure has been a while since I last updated you all on what the Padres are up to. Here’s what you need to know: Jon Heymman of CBSSports.com reports that the Padres are expected to name former Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire as their new bench coach Former assistant hitting coach for the Houston Astros, Alan Zinter, will be the new hitting coach for the San Diego Padres according...
Via Friarhood
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark McGwire expected to be named Padres bench coach

Multiple reports now claim the San Diego Padres will add former slugger Mark McGwire to their staff as the bench coach in the coming days. McGwire has spent the last three seasons as the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the three years before that in the same capacity with the St. Louis Cardinals. New Padres manager Andy Green has made significant changes to the...
Via Rumors and Rants
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark McGwire reportedly will take over as Padres bench coach

Mark McGwire will move a bit further down the California coast. Ezra Shaw Getty Images North AmericaMark McGwire is expected to be named the San Diego Padres' new bench coach, CBS Sports reports.He will replace Dave Roberts, who was just hired as the new manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers.McGwire, 52, spent the past three seasons as the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark McGwire’s Fenway Fireworks Among Eight Best Home Run Derby Moments (Videos)

The 2015 Home Run Derby is upon us. This year’s edition of Major League Baseball’s annual display of prodigious power will be held Tuesday at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park and feature both a new format and a number of the game’s best young bats. But before the baseballs start flying in Cincy, let’s take a look back at some of the best moments of Derbies past. The...
Via NESN.com
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark McGwire Done With Jose Canseco, Drives Canseco To Twitter Meltdown

There once was a time when Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco were close friends. In fact, they were like brothers — or “Bash Brothers” as they were called in their days with the Oakland Athletics. Canseco then infamously accused McGwire of being a steroid user in Canseco’s 2005 book, allegations that helped bring  McGwire’s baseball world crashing down. McGwire eventually...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark McGwire wants nothing to do with Jose Canseco

Former Oakland Athletics slugger Jose Canseco attempted to make good with his old team this past weekend. Canseco was on hand for the 25th anniversary of the A’s 1989 World Series team at O.co in Oakland on Saturday.  Mark McGwire, who couldn’t make it to the event because he is currently a coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers, isn’t having any of it. The one-time single-season...
Via Sportsnaut
July 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

A brief look at the Dodgers’ Erisbel Arruebarrena in the cage

Erisbel Arruebarrena’s might be able to hit, someday. (By: Dustin Nosler) Of course, everyone looks good in a batting cage, but I saw Erisbel Arruebarrena Sunday morning with Dodgers’ hitting coach Mark McGwire instructing him. It was a small sample size (two rounds of McGwire tossing him pitches underhand), but I liked what I saw. At first glance, Arruebarrena, soon-to-be-24...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A Tip Of The Hat To The Former A’s On The 2014 Hall Of Fame Ballot

Frank Thomas, Mark McGwire and Mike Piazza all passed through Oakland at some point in their illustrious careers. Can we all agree that a Hall of Fame selection process is a hot mess right now? There are a ton of worthy candidates but a dearth of available ballot slots. There’s an abundance of questionable voters and an utter lack of guidance on how they should handle players...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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