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Dee Gordon and Miami Marlins agree to five-year, $50M deal

Second baseman Dee Gordon and the Miami Marlins agreed to a five-year, $50 million deal with a $14 million vesting option for the sixth year, FOX Sports MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal reported on Wednesday night.Gordon, a five-year veteran, led the majors with 58 stolen bases for the Marlins last season, while hitting a career-best .333. It was the second year in a row that he led the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Padres considering Tom Gordon as next manager

The San Diego Padres are certainly going off the beaten path by interviewing Tom Gordon for their vacant managerial position. Gordon secretly interviewed with the Padres on Friday, according to CBS Sports’s Jon Heyman. The former pitcher is respected in the game, but he has no experience and hasn’t even come up as a potential...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians select pitcher Juan Hillman with the 59th pick in the 2015 MLB Draft

The Cleveland Indians finished off the first day of the 2015 MLB Draft by selecting left handed pitcher Juan Hillman in the second round, No. 59. The Indians started the day off with the selection of pitcher Brady Aiken in the first round and then the pick of Triston McKenzie in the Competitive Balance A round. Juan Hillman is the third pitcher taken by the Indians on the first...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins' Dee Gordon played youth basketball against Kevin Durant

Dee Gordon is off to a great start this season with the Miami Marlins, but if he had it his way as a child, he would've preferred to be playing for the Miami Heat. In a piece for the Players' Tribune, Gordon notes that he was "a basketball player, first and foremost" growing up, and reveals some of the future NBA players he played against during his days as a youth basketball star...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins unveil new celebration: a dunk by 5-11 Gordon

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins celebrated their first victory of the season with a grand slam. Dee Gordon threw down a dunk on the game's hero, Christian Yelich, and video of the encounter went viral. The celebration required some careful choreography and caught manager Mike Redmond by surprise. ''That's the first dunk I've seen on a baseball field,'' Redmond said Saturday. ''I thought...
Via Associated Press
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Witty scores Late Model feature victory at Sunset Speedway

After posting a DNF following a lap one wreck on Saturday night, Jason Witty bounced back in style and picked up the feature victory on Sunday.   Dwayne Baker won the first heat barely ahead of Witty, Mike Bentley, Rick Walt, Sean Grosman, Brittney Gresel, Jack Horner and Mike Wilkinson.   Billy Zardo won the second heat ahead of Chris Morrow, Nick Goetz, Mat Box, Ernie Fumerton...
Via On Pit Road
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins swiftly sign No. 5 overall pick Gordon

MINNEAPOLIS -- During Tom Gordon's 21-year career as a major-league reliever, he'd often bring his young sons, Dee and Nick, to the ballpark with him. He couldn't bring them every game, though, so he'd sometimes have to sneak out of his house before his sons saw him leave for work. That didn't sit well with Nick, the younger of the two brothers. Whenever Tom would leave him behind...
Via Fox Sports North
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins select prep shortstop Nick Gordon No. 5 overall

MINNEAPOLIS -- It appeared all along that high school shortstop Nick Gordon was the player the Minnesota Twins coveted with the No. 5 pick. With Gordon still on the board when the Twins made their selection, he was indeed their guy. The 6-foot-2, 170-pound Gordon was viewed by some as the top position player in this year's draft. It marks the second time in three years that Minnesota...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Update: Gordon, Gettys, Bukauskas

Right-hander Jake Bukauskas Nick Gordon: Best SS Of 2014 Crop? ESPN’s draft expert Chris Crawford says that although catcher Alex Jackson is still likely the best prep position player in the draft, he’s getting serious competition from shortstop Nick Gordon. The 6’1, 170 pound Gordon, who is the son of former reliever Tom Gordon, has had a great senior season for Olympia...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox 99 – Gordon Goes Down

Sometimes an injury to an important member of a team can start a tailspin. That seemed to happen with the 99 Sox. Entering an April series at Fenway against the undermanned but troublesome Tampa Bay, the Sox were 6-2 and apparently on their way. But in the second game of the series, storm clouds appeared over the park. In the opening contest on the 17th, 18,809 (this was long before...
Via Fenway West
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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