MELVIN MORA RUMORS & GOSSIP
In fact, Melvin Mora said, he recently spoke to former Oriole Miguel Tejada, who was cut this season by the San Francisco Giants, and talked about reuniting in Baltimore. “I said, ‘Why don’t we go back to the Orioles?' And he said, ‘You want to do that?'" Mora said. “I don’t know. I guess we have to see who the general manager of the Orioles is to see if...
As 2011 came to a close, former Baltimore Oriole Melvin Mora announced his retirement. This isn’t too surprising since Arizona (his last team) cut him midseason and no one picked him up. Still, Mora’s recent decision to out-and-out retire makes it official.
Mora had an impressive career for someone who was such a late bloomer. Only seven men who debuted in their age-27 season...
Two-time All-Star Melvin Mora is retiring from baseball, five weeks shy of his 40th birthday.
Mora played 13 seasons in the big leagues, 10 of them with the Baltimore Orioles. He began last year with the Arizona Diamondbacks, was released on July 1 while hitting .228 with no home runs and did not play again in the majors.
''It's a very difficult decision because this...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2011
Two-time All-Star Melvin Mora is retiring from baseball, five weeks shy of his 40th birthday. Mora played 13 seasons in the big leagues, 10 of them with the Baltimore Orioles. He began last year with the Arizona Diamondbacks, was released on July 1 while hitting .228 with no home runs and did not play again in the majors.
Melvin Mora has reportedly announced his retirement. I will admit that I was a big surprised to find out that Mora is going to turn 40 in February. I knew he was a “late bloomer,” but I not processed how late. Upon his retirement, it is worth reflecting Mora’s curious development as well as taking a look at one of his most exciting in-game moments.
Mora actually originally...
(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)
Veteran third baseman Melvin Mora announced his retirement from Major League Baseball while in his native Venezuela, the Baltimore Sun reported on Friday.
Mora, who played 9 1/2 seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, was given his unconditional release in June from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The 39-year-old Mora was hitting .228 with 16 RBIs in his first season with Arizona.
Longtime Baltimore Oriole Melvin Mora has decided to retire after 13 seasons in the major leagues, Venezuelan newspaper Meridiano Deportes reported Thursday.
Mora, 39, played in 42 games for the Diamondbacks last season, hitting .228 with 16 RBIs before being released in June.
A utility man, Mora also spent time with the Mets and Rockies, but it was with the Orioles that he enjoyed...
Melvin Mora has elected to hang up the cleats for the final time and retire, Rafael Rojas Cremonesi of Meridiano Deportes reports.
Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Commons License Agreement.
MORE STORIES >>
It had been two full seasons since he put on an Orioles uniform, two different “new” teams, but Melvin Mora was still an Oriole.
He was the scrawny, 28-year old Met struggling to hit for a decent average, for power, or get on base who was a part of a deal that sent Oriole shortstop Mike Bordick to New York to aid their push for first in the NL East after Rey Ordonez went down...