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Joc Pederson has lost starting job with Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have struggled in the second half this season, scuffling their way to a 16-17 record after the All-Star Break. Rookie center fielder Joc Pederson has also struggled since a breath-taking performance in the Home Run Derby, hitting just .163/.333/.293 with only three homers in 30 second-half games. Manager Don Mattingly isn’t exactly enamored with the...
Via The Outside Corner
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals offenses under McGwire and under Mabry

There has been a lot written about the St. Louis Cardinals offenses of 2010-2012 under Mark McGwire, due to it’s greatness. There has been a lot written about the St. Louis Cardinals offenses of 2013-2015 under John Mabry – perhaps more than McGwire’s – due to it’s ever changing nature. Many people believe it has gotten worse. Has it? Bernie Miklasz was tweeting last night...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 29, 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...
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...
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco Apologizes To Mark McGwire On Twitter, Spells His Name Wrong

Mark McGwire won’t forgive his former Oakland Athletic teammate Jose Canseco for writing that McGwire used performance-enhancing drugs in his book ‘Juiced’. “It’s too late. I don’t care to ever speak to him again,” McGwire told “What he did was wrong.” Nonetheless, Canseco offered an apology to McGwire on Twitter this evening, but messed up...
Via Diehardsport
July 23, 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 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

Jeopardy Contestant: Mark McGwire had 354 wins for the Red Sox

A. 354 wins did not overcome the controversy as this ex-Red Sox pitcher didn't make the Hall of Fame cut in 2013Q. Who is Pete Rose?Q. Who is Curt Schilling?Q. Who is Mark McGwire? **Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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January 18, 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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