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PHIL NEVIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

D-Backs close to naming skipper from Tracy, Hale, Alomar, Nevin, Ward

The Arizona Diamondbacks are getting close to deciding on a new manager, with Jim Tracy, Chip Hale, Sandy Alomar Jr., Phil Nevin and Turner Ward the final candidates, sources familiar with the situation said. A decision is expected within the next day or two. Top D-Backs decision-makers Derrick Hall, Tony La Russa and DeJon Watson were reported by MLB.com to be meeting Sunday night...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Multiple reports cite Tracy, Hale, Nevin, Alomar Jr. as finalists

PHOENIX -- Multiple reports say the Diamondbacks pared their list of managerial candidates to three or four finalists and could announce Kirk Gibson's replacement as early as Monday, though a team source told FOX Sports Arizona finalists have not been determined. USA Today, citing its own sources, listed former NL manager of the year Jim Tracy, former Arizona third base coach...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Manager announcement expected on Monday

The Arizona Diamondbacks season was a major flop this year.  Instead of contending for a playoff spot, the club ended up battling for last place and the worst record in baseball.  From the start to the finish the club never found the .500 mark.  Because of this, manager Kirk Gibson lost his job.  With a job open, NBCsports is reporting that a managerial decision is expected...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: "Strong feeling" Twins want to talk to Phil Nevin to become manager

The Minnesota Twins recently fired manager Ron Gardenhire and are now looking for their first manager since 1986. They had a disappointing season, going 70-92, and continuing the streak of four straight seasons without making the playoffs. They will need a new voice in the clubhouse and have many options out on the table.#454502602 / gettyimages.comA league source told said that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s The Albuquerque Isotopes-Reno Aces Brawl That Resulted In 10 Ejections

A massive brawl broke out in Triple-A minor league baseball action between the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) and Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate) on Saturday night, leading to 10 ejections. It made for quite the play-by-play recap on MiLB.com: Yep, even Aces manager (and 2001 National League All-Star) Phil Nevin was ejected following the brawl....
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league manager makes bold guarantee about weather

Phil Nevin, manager of the Triple-A Reno Aces, has made a bold bet with fans.The former MLB slugger is guaranteeing the temperature will be 60 degrees or above on Opening Day (April 3) when his Aces host the El Paso Chihuahuas. If the temperature falls below 60 degrees, Nevin has promised to buy all fans in attendance a ticket to a future game."I'm really looking forward...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet the New Petco Park and Safeco Field

Probably my favorite Petco Park story is everybody’s favorite Petco Park story. Some time ago, when the Padres had Phil Nevin and Phil Nevin was good, and Petco was still pretty new, Nevin drove a ball deep to right field that wound up going for a double instead of a home run. Nevin subsequently slammed down his helmet and pointed at where he figured Kevin Towers was, as if to...
Via Fangraphs
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Random Athlete Of The Day- Phil Nevin

Phil Nevin was a professional baseball player from 1995 through 2006. He played for the Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers, Anaheim Angels, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, and Minnesota Twins. Nevin is from Fullerton, California and attended El Dorado High School, which also produced former ball players Bret Boone and Brett Tomko. The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Nevin...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Nevin mourns old friend Seau

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Although his team won Wednesday night and Doug Fister had a successful rehabilitation outing, it was still a bad day for Toledo Mud Hens manager Phil Nevin. Earlier in the day, Nevin learned that his good friend Junior Seau had reportedly committed suicide at the age of 43. Nevin, 41, got to know Seau when the two were both playing professionally in San Diego. Seau...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Cooperstown Choices: Phil Nevin

With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2012, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty seven men on the ballot this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements.  You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices...
Via i70baseball
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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