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Cubs add Theodore Roosevelt Lilly to front office

We’re not ones to mix our presidential metaphors, but it is beginning to look like a Cubs World Series title is (manifest) destiny. See, the last time the Cubs were the kings of the baseball world, Theodore Roosevelt was in office. And after a century of tinkering (hidden Cub pun!) with various failed measures like a College of Coaches and back-t0-back-to-back  first-round picks...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitcher Ted Lilly retires

Veteran left-handed pitcher Ted Lilly, who played for six teams during a 15-year Major League career, has announced his retirement. As reported by the Associated Press through ESPN.com, Lilly retired because of further problems with his shoulder and back.  He wanted to keep pitching if he could stay healthy and allow him to start every fifth day. But injuries limited him to 13 starts...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lefty Lilly officially retires after 15 seasons in majors

Ted Lilly is retiring after 15 seasons because of a troublesome shoulder and back. The 37-year-old left-hander is a two-time All-Star who pitched for Montreal, Oakland, Toronto, the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and Dodgers. For his career, he had a 130-113 record with a 4.14 ERA. Lilly recently went to winter ball in Venezuela, hoping to strengthen himself and land a job in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Left-hander Ted Lilly retiring after 15 seasons

Ted Lilly is retiring after 15 seasons because of a troublesome shoulder and back. The 37-year-old left-hander is a two-time All-Star who pitched for Montreal, Oakland, Toronto, the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and Dodgers. For his career, he had a 130-113 record with a 4.14 ERA. Lilly recently went to winter ball in Venezuela, hoping to strengthen himself and land a job in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran starting pitcher Ted Lilly calls it a career

Former Dodgers and Cubs starting pitcher Ted Lilly has retired at the age of 37. Lilly has made a total of just 13 starts over the last two years with the Dodgers while dealing with chronic neck problems along with an injured left shoulder. Lilly spent time with the Expos, Yankees, Athletics, Blue Jays, Cubs, and Dodgers over his career, logging most of his playing time with...
Via The Outside Corner
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly retires from baseball

Major League turnstiles will surely take a hit next season as the game’s biggest drawing card, Theodore Roosevelt Lilly, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Lilly was rehabbing in a Venezuelan winter league in hopes of getting back to the majors next spring after being released by the Dodgers this season, but decided to hang it up due to persistent neck and shoulder pain. Lilly...
Via Rumors and Rants
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran LHP Lilly, 37, to make decision on retirement soon

Left-hander Ted Lilly is expected to decide in the next few weeks whether to retire or try to pitch again following a recent neck operation to relieve pressure on his spine. Agent Larry O'Brien said Wednesday that Lilly had yet to make a final decision regarding his baseball future and would return from playing winter ball, then sit down and ponder what's next. ''...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly expected to decide soon on retirement

Left-hander Ted Lilly is expected to decide in the next few weeks whether to formally retire or try to pitch again following a recent neck procedure to relieve pressure on his spine. Agent Larry O'Brien says Lilly has not made a final decision regarding his baseball future and will return from playing winter ball, then sit down and ponder what's next. The lefty, who turns...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly retires from baseball

Ted Lilly is retiring from baseball. Lilly, 37, told Andreina Salas Guzman of Venezuelan newspaper El Universal that his body can no longer take the pain of pitching. Recently Lilly had the nerve endings on the right side of his neck cauterized by a spine specialist, enabling him to pitch in the Venezuelan Winter League. However he is dealing with pain in his back and shoulder...
Via Tireball.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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