TED LILLY RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

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

Dodgers finally part ways with Ted Lilly

The Dodgers have officially designated left-handed pitcher Ted Lilly for assignment Thursday, the team announced via Twitter. Updating the earlier item, Mark Saxon of ESPNLA adds that the move comes as a result of a disagreement on whether or not Lilly would head to the minor leagues to adjust to a relief role. Lilly,37, acquired during the Frank McCourt era, has pitched in the...
Via Dodgers Rumors
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Making Moves: Lilly moves to pen, Skip suspended, DL moves + 2 promoted, 1 demoted, 1 cut

Ted Lilly, though he would prefer to start, asked to be moved to the pen as he attempts to return from injury. Dodgers left-handed pitcher Ted Lilly, frustrated with his third stint on the disabled list this season, told club officials Tuesday to try him as a reliever. “Ideally, I’d like to be a starter and be effective in that role,” said Lilly. “I’ve had a hard time staying...
Via ChadMoriyama.com
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Making Moves: Ted Lilly returns to claim his throne + team signs 7, loans 3

Ted Lilly will make his first start of the season on Wednesday, replacing the injured Chris Capuano, who had replaced the injured Zack Greinke. Ted Lilly will start Wednesday night’s game against the Mets, manager Don Mattingly confirmed Friday. Lilly replaces the injured Chris Capuano, who previously replaced the injured Zack Greinke. “That’s our plan,” said Mattingly. “Obviously...
Via ChadMoriyama.com
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The clock continues to tick for Ted Lilly

Yesterday Ken Gurnick reported that the Dodgers were at an impasse with southpaw Ted Lilly after the 14-year veteran refused a minor league assignment Saturday. The Dodgers now must activate him, designate him for assignment, release him, or trade him. Gurnick passed on these comments from manager Don Mattingly; “We laid out a plan and Teddy doesn’t want to be part of the plan...
Via Dodgers Rumors
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lilly to undergo shoulder surgery

Thats officially it for left-hander Ted Lilly this season, not that the announcement that hell have season-ending surgery next Friday came as a shock to anyone. Lilly hasnt pitched since May 23, his sore shoulder never responding to conservative treatment. Now hes scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder, in what Dodgers trainer Sue Falsone said should not lead...
Via Fox Sports West
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers trade rumors blow towards the Windy City

The Los Angeles Dodgers, desperate to fill a gap in their starting rotation, are making a play for Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster. Pitcher Ryan Dempster chats with Cubs “wonderboy” President Theo Epstein who is reportedly weighing the Dodgers offer for Dempster. The Dodgers have yet to mention the names of the players they would send in return but the Cubs are reportedly...
Via isportsweb.com
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers look for pitching, Lilly schedules arthrogram

The Dodgers finally have the resources to acquire additional talent, and its the year Major League Baseball has added an additional wild card team and precious few teams are out of the race and wanting to deal. And right now, it looks like the Dodgers could use an additional starting pitcher. Trainer Sue Falsone said left-hander Ted Lilly is scheduled to undergo an arthrogram on...
Via Fox Sports West
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers put Lilly on DL with shoulder inflammation

Meanwhile, back at Langley whoops, sorry, I meant at Dodger Stadium the Dodgers announced that Ted Lilly was going on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation and that they had called up reliever Mike Antonini from triple-A Albuquerque.Which is not to say Antonini will take Lillys scheduled start on Tuesday; he will not. Stay tuned for Tuesdays move shhh, still unannounced...
Via Fox Sports West
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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