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Hudson-Zito duel ends up disappointing

Saturday’s Giants-Athletics game at Coliseum seemed like an unremarkable game on paper. The lone AL team that had been eliminated from the playoff race taking on a team that was fighting for its slim playoff life, needing miraculous runs in opposite directions by both them and the Dodgers. But of course, both teams flipped the script this week. The retiring Tim Hudson...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Barry Zito and Tim Hudson to pitch against each other

Time to party like it’s the early-to-mid 2000’s! The Oakland Athletics announced on Tuesday that 37-year-old Barry Zito will be their starting pitcher this coming Saturday. That means he’ll face 40-year-old former teammate Tim Hudson, when the A’s play the San Francisco Giants. It’s Happening: Bob Melvin announced that Barry Zito will start Saturday vs. Tim Hudson...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder: Jackie Robinson West has always cheated

Jackie Robinson West Little League was stripped of its US championship on Wednesday after a lengthy investigation revealed that the team used players from ineligible districts. According to former MLB pitcher Mark Mulder, this was nothing new for the Chicago-based team. Mulder, who grew up in South Holland, Ill., played against Jackie Robinson West in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder wants to make another comeback

ESPN MLB analyst Mark Mulder isn’t done yet. This spring, the former Athletics ace tore his Achilles tendon during a conditioning drill with the Angels, ending his comeback before it even began. But Mulder was throwing the ball well prior to the injury, and is planning another comeback. Mark Mulder said he began throwing again this week and plans to try his comeback again next...
Via Awful Announcing
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder watches 'Moneyball' for first time, live-tweets it

Twitter can be an amazing thing at times. Tonight was one of those times. Former Oakland Athletics pitcher Mark Mulder live tweeted his thoughts on the movie Moneyball while watching it for the first time.  And reading his timeline was the highlight of the day on social media. In true Mulder form, the current MLB analyst called out the movie for some of the inaccuracies that were...
Via Sportsnaut
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels giving left-hander Mark Mulder shot at comeback

Mark Mulder is an old hand at this. He's gone to spring training many times before, in Arizona and Florida, as a kid trying to make the club and a veteran getting ready for another long season. But this spring is going to be different. This is almost like the first time, except that it isn't. Mulder isn't a rookie, and in some ways he isn't a veteran, either. Three weeks from the...
Via Fox Sports West
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran attempting a comeback with the Los Angeles Angels

It is fair to say that the Los Angeles Angels need pitching help. It is also fair to say that the pitching market is very thin at the moment and you have to get whatever you can out there. Mark Mulder is attempting a comeback and it might payoff for the Angels (USA Today) With that being said, the Angels have reached an agreement on a minor league contract with left-handed pitcher...
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder agrees with Angels on minor-league contract

Mark Mulder's comeback has been confirmed: the 36-year-old left-hander has agreed to a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, per Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. The incentive-laden deal could earn him as much as $6 million.Mulder, who has not thrown a pitch in the Majors since 2008, announced his plans for a comeback attempt in early December. Since then, he worked out...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder has drawn interest from multiple teams

Mark Mulder is attempting a comeback and has already thrown twice in front of major league teams. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe the Giants, Padres, Diamondbacks, Angels, and Phillies have all seen the left hander throw. We can probably rule the Giants out after he reportedly demanded a major league deal. Mulder is up to 92 mph and is ”looking for a creative contract...
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder attempting comeback

Never say never.Mark Mulder, once celebrated southpaw of the Oakland Athletics is attempting a comeback at age 36, according to Jerry Crasnick of A key member of Oakland's "Big Three" alongside Tim Hudson and Barry Zito, Mulder seemingly had his career prematurely cut short by rotator cuff and shoulder problems, which later necessitated a pair of surgeries in 2006 and 2007...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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