MARK MULDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Angels' Mulder says Achilles injury freak accident

Mark Mulder described his season-ending - and possibly comeback-ending - left Achilles injury a freak accident. ''Yesterday was a hard day,'' Mulder said Sunday. ''I worked hard to get to this point. I felt really good about where I was and all the things I was doing. (For now) you go to bed and you wake up. I'll get better. There are a lot of people...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder ruptures Achilles, expected to miss 2014 season

The remarkable comeback story of left-handed pitcher Mark Mulder will have to wait: the 36-year-old ruptured his Achilles tendon on Saturday, the second day of Spring Training. He had signed a minor-league deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, looking to re-ignite his career after spending the past five years as an ESPN analyst. Initial reports on Saturday had Mulder going...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Mulder tears Achilles tendon

The Los Angeles Angels say pitcher Mark Mulder has torn his left Achilles tendon, cutting short his comeback and possibly bringing an end to his career. Mulder last pitched in the majors in 2008. The 36-year-old left-hander was hoping to make the Angels' rotation after being invited in January to spring training but team spokesman Eric Kay said he felt a pop during agility drills...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder's comeback with Angels ends with Achilles' tendon injury

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mark Mulder's comeback attempt with the Angels ended before it really began. The veteran left-hander suffered a rupture of his left Achilles' tendon during an agility drill Saturday morning and will be out for the season, General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed. Mulder, 36, hasn't pitched since July 2008, he hasn't won a game since 2006, and he was...
Via Fox Sports West
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder ruptures left Achilles, comeback in jeopardy

The comeback attempt of former major league pitcher Mark Mulder is already in jeopardy and Spring Training games have not even kicked off. Mulder suffered a ruptured left Achilles on Saturday while performing agility drills according to the Los Angeles Times’ Mike DiGiovanna. Mark Mulder’s comeback with #Angels is over before it began. The LHP suffered a ruptured left Achilles...
Via Tireball.com
February 15, 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...
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
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...
Via Tireball.com
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 ESPN.com. 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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