PETE ORR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Scott Mathieson, Pete Orr return to be beaten silly by the Dominican Republic

Some old friends resurfaced in the World Baseball Classic last night, only to be stomped by the defending champs. Not a lot of Phillies were in action last night, but a couple of ex-Phillies and Phillies’ nemeses were! Your Phillies-only WBC news from the previous evening: Dominican Republic 9, Canada 2 Phillies hurlers Nick Pivetta and Hector Neris combined for 0 ER, 0 SO...
Via The Good Phight
March 10, 2017

Former Atlanta Braves INF Pete Orr Still Loves Baseball

Former Brave Pete Orr can now add “professional scout” to his résumé. Remember when Pete Orr played for the Atlanta Braves?  He left the Braves at the end of the 2007 season, after spending eight seasons in the organization. Orr, a baseball legend in Canada, spent the next six years with the Washington Nationals and […] Former Atlanta Braves INF Pete Orr Still Loves Baseball...
Via Tomahawk Take
December 25, 2016

Photographer’s Pan Am Picture Gets him Some Great Notoriety

AJAX — Canada’s Peter Orr celebrated after he knocked the ball loose from USA catcher Thomas Murphy to score the game winning run as Canada beat USA 7-6 in 10 innings to win the gold medal in men’s baseball at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games at President’s Choice Ajax Pan Am Ballpark. July 19, 2015. A few months ago when I talked to Team Canada’s Pan Am Games men’s baseball...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Remediation of Ajax Ball Park Brings Back Pan-Am Memories

As he rhymed off the dimensions of the spiffy President’s Choice Pan Am Baseball Park in Ajax, Ont., Dave Meredith sounded very much like the articulate baseball fan he is. “330 down the lines, 370 in the alleys and 400 to straight-away centre,’’ Meredith was saying in an interview as a reporter wondered how far it would take for someone to hit a home run. As the remediation...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Team Canada Hero Pete Orr Looks Back On Famous Play

The Picture. Yes, that newspaper/online picture shown around Canada and maybe the world that shows Pete Orr slamming his fists into the air in sheer bedlam and excitement to end what some say is one of the most memorable moments in Canadian baseball history, certainly in 2015 at the very least, as we come close to ending another year. The date was July 20 late in the championship...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Canada, US win at Premier12 baseball tournament

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) Canada upset Cuba 5-1 and the United States trounced the Dominican Republic 11-5 Tuesday at the Premier12 baseball tournament. Pete Orr hit a two-run homer as Canada jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Cuba got a run back in the bottom of the first but the Canadians added two more in the seventh. Chris Leroux picked up the win after...
Via Associated Press
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Dalton Sargeant Opens 2015 Season with Pete Orr Memorial 100 at New Smyrna Speedway

Dalton Sargeant will begin his 2015 season with the Pete Orr Memorial 100 at New Smyrna Speedway, one of the premier facilities in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. Sargeant, who will be climbing aboard the No. 5s Five Star Race Car Bodies Wauters Motorsports machine on Saturday, January 24 and will make his first start since he finished in the second position in the 47th running...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Orr Signs With Milwaukee Brewers; (Matt Garza, Too)

Photo: Philliedelphia/Frank Klose Fact: Pete Orr is a Phillie no more. The utility infielder signed with the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor-league deal today after spending three seasons in the Phillies' organization. The 34 year old Orr played 96 big league games during his tenure in red pinstripes, mainly spending...
Via Philliedelphia
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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