The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


RAFAEL PALMEIRO RUMORS

Banging the Drum Slowly for Rafael Palmeiro

Rafael Palmeiro. Surely you remember him. That finger-wagging, Viagra-endorsing, positive-steroid-testing, 3,000-hit-having, 500-home-run-having, non Hall of Famer. You know who I’m talking about. Mr. Palmeiro is one of only five players in baseball history (Hank Aaron, Eddie Murray, Willie Mays, and Alex Rodriguez being the others) with 3,000 hits and 500 home runs. His career, however, […]
Via Baseball Essential
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro makes Independent debut with Sugar Land

Rafael Palmeiro was once a Hall of Fame shoo in. After a steroid scandal nearly destroyed his career and all but ruined his chances at immortality, Palmeiro has taken the field one more time. As reported by the Houston Chronicle this past Friday, the fifty-year-old Palmeiro took the field for the Independent Sugar Land Skeeters and went 2-4 with an RBI. Why is Palmeiro, a 20...
Via The GM's Perspective
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Palmeiro & son make for Murderers' Row in minor league game

SUGAR LAND, Texas — Rafael Palmeiro teamed with son Patrick to help the Sugar Land Skeeters beat Camden 10-4 on Friday night in the Atlantic League. Playing their first game together after the 50-year-old Rafael signed Thursday, the father-son combination went 4 for 9 with five RBIs. Rafael went 2 for 4 as the designated hitter, driving in a run with a single in the fifth inning...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Palmeiro father-son combo powers Skeeters

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) Rafael Palmeiro teamed with son Patrick to help the Sugar Land Skeeters beat Camden 10-4 on Friday night in the Atlantic League. Playing their first game together after the 50-year-old Rafael signed Thursday, the father-son combination went 4 for 9 with five RBIs. Rafael went 2 for 4 as the designated hitter, driving in a run with a single in the fifth inning...
Via Associated Press
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro stages a comeback alongside son

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen Rafael Palmeiro. Matter of fact, the former big leaguer has been virtually invisible since he last swung the lumber in the Majors a little more than ten years ago. Until now. Thursday, the Sugar Land Skeeters announced that the 50-year-old slugger would be joining the team for their final three games of the season. Palmeiro’s son Patrick...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Palmeiro 'a little nervous' about upcoming Sugarland Skeeters stint

On Thursday, word broke that longtime MLB star Rafael Palmeiro has signed a deal with the Sugarland Skeeters of the Independent League. The 50-year-old four-time MLB All-Star signed on as a publicity stunt so he can play alongside his son Patrick, an infielder on the Skeeters. As quoted by the team's official press release announcing the news, Palmeiro expressed excitement about...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro gets three-day contract from Sugar Land Skeeters to play with son

“I am going to play with my son. Period,” said former All-Star slugger Rafael Palmeiro as he wagged his finger at Sugar Land Skeeters management during an official hearing. Or something like that. Whatever the case may be, the 50-year-old Palmeiro is coming out of retirement to join the Skeeters, a pro team in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, on a three...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro signs with independent club to play alongside son

NEW YORK -- Rafael Palmeiro has signed with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League and plans to play alongside his son Patrick for the remainder of this season, which ends Sunday. Palmeiro, 50, was a four-time All-Star who played for the Chicago Cubs (1986-88), Texas (1989-93, 1999-03) and Baltimore (1994-98, 2004-05). He hit .288 with 569 homers and 1,835 RBIs...
Via Associated Press
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro coming out of retirement to play in game with son

Don’t call it a comeback. Seriously, don’t. It’s been a decade since 50-year-old Rafael Palmeiro donned a baseball uniform, but he’s coming out of retirement in order to play in one ballgame with his son. The Sugar Land Skeeters, no strangers to publicity stunts tied to making unconventional signings, announced in a press release that Palmeiro has been signed for the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Who is Next for 3,000 Hits?

Accumulating 3,000 hits in a career used to be an automatic ticket to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and all eligible players in the modern era sailed in on the first ballot until Rafael Palmeiro in 2011. It was easy to disregard Palmeiro, however, given his suspension do to PEDs; yet Craig Biggio, with 3,060 hits in his career, also failed to get in on his first try, taking three years...
Via Cub Reporter
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Orioles News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Was Alain Vigneault right about NHL's lack of punishment towards Wayne Simmonds?

Report: Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The best and worst commercials from Super Bowl 50

Best and worst from Super Bowl 50

Six best plays from Super Bowl 50

Eli doesn't look thrilled as Peyton wins Super Bowl

Did Beyonce almost fall down during Super Bowl halftime show?

Curry to serve as drummer for Panthers

Report: Marshawn Lynch plans to retire

The 14 biggest plays in Super Bowl history

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker