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Dodgers hire Maddux and Ibanez as special assistants

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Dodgers have hired Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux and 19-year veteran Raul Ibanez as special assistants to Andrew Friedman in the team's front office. The team said Tuesday that Maddux and Ibanez will help Friedman, who is president of baseball operations, while also working in scouting, player development and interacting with players at the major and minor...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Phillies outfielder Raul Ibanez joins Dodgers organization

Former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Raul Ibanez has joined the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the team announced Tuesday.
Via Philliedelphia
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Dodgers add Maddux, Ibanez to Front Office

Hall-of-Fame pitcher Greg Maddux and former All-Star outfielder Raul Ibanez are joining the Los Angeles Dodgers as special assistants to the Baseball Operations department, the team announced on Tuesday. Their role, according to Jon Weisman of Dodger Insider, will be “to assist in all aspects of baseball operations, including scouting, player development, and working with the club’s...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux, Raul Ibanez join Dodgers as special assistants to Andrew Friedman

The Los Angeles Dodgers made headlines again on Tuesday, this time for yet more additions to their front office: Hall of Famer Greg Maddux and longtime outfielder Raul Ibanez. Both Maddux and Ibanez are joining the team as special assistants to president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman:According to the team's press release, their roles in the organization will be all-encompassing...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: A veteran presence

Veteran Raul Ibanez congratulates Alex Gordon as he enters the dugout ( The Kansas City Royals improved to a record of 68-55 after Sunday’s 12-6 win over the Minnesota Twins. They now stand a game and a half above the Detroit Tigers to lead the American League Central. Currently winning 20 of their last 25 games, the Royals have found success lately with a strong veteran...
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ibanez says 2014 Royals are as talented as any team he's ever played on

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Raul Ibanez has been on some incredibly talented teams during his career. Ibanez, 42, was part of that excellent Phillies run from 2009 through 2011 that included a World Series trip and two National League Championship Series appearances. In 2012, Ibanez was part of a Yankees team that was one step away from the World Series before falling to Detroit. But as...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels release veteran DH Raul Ibanez

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It didn't work out the way the Angels or Raul Ibanez envisioned it. In 57 games Ibanez hit just .157 with three home runs and 21 RBI in his lone season with the club. On Saturday, the Angels requested waivers on Ibanez, granting him his unconditional release. "He brings so many intangibles," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "Unfortunately, on the field, he wasn...
Via Fox Sports West
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels have early concerns about Ibanez

During the offseason, it seemed as though the Los Angeles Angels were headed in the right direction. In return for the streaky and strikeout-prone Mark Trumbo, the team received some arms to help the struggling starting rotation. This left the Angels in need of a heavy hitter, which they seemingly found in veteran Raul Ibanez. The 41-year-old appears to be the prototypical designated...
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Ibanez eager for fresh start

Newly signed Angels designated hitter Raul Ibanez had a couple of interesting things to say Monday during a conference call with reporters, including why he slumped so badly in the second half of last season with the Seattle Mariners. "I basically stunk in the second half,"  he said, laughing. "I'm moving on from that." The 41-year-old Ibanez officially joined the Angels on Friday...
Via Fox Sports West
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels Sign Raul Ibanez

The Los Angeles Angels have agreed to terms with outfielder Raul Ibanez on a one-year deal worth $2.75MM. The deal can potentially be worth up to $5MM with incentives. After Mark Trumbo was dealt to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-way deal with the Chicago White Sox, the Angels had an obvious need at designated hitter. However, with the team still trying to lure another starting...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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