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The Trevor Hoffman (Memorial?) National League Reliever of the Year Award

Yesterday news broke that MLB will be re-naming their top closer award’s the Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award and the Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award for the two  respective leagues. I was confused by this. And I’m not talking about the extremely long title for both. I love Trevor but naming the NL reliever award after him is...
Via Padres Public
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Reliever Of The Year Awards To Be Named After Mariano Rivera, Trevor Hoffman

Relief pitchers in the MLB will finally be getting the recognition that they deserve. The league announced Wednesday that their new Reliever of the Year Awards to honor the top relievers from each league will be named after two of the greatest: Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman. The Mariano Rivera AL Reliever of the Year Award and Trevor Hoffman NL Reliever of the Year Award are...
Via NESN.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB names reliever awards after Rivera, Hoffman

NEW YORK (AP) -- Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some. Major League Baseball said Wednesday it created a "Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award" and a "Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award." Rivera, a 13-time All-Star, retired after last season...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Tributes Hoffman with NL Award Honors

Looks like the bell hasn’t stopped tolling, and it will continue to do so at least once a year – if not more. Major League Baseball announced today that the annual Relief Pitcher awards (formerly known as the “Delivery Man of the Year Award” from 2005-2013, and the “Rolaids Relief Man Award” from 1976-2012) handed out at the end of each season would be named after two...
Via Friarhood
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB naming reliever awards after Rivera, Trevor Hoffman

Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman (Credit: Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press) Major League Baseball has decided to reward two of the best relievers in the history of baseball by renaming the annual awards for relievers in each league.  The American League Reliever of the Year Award has been renamed after legendary Mariano Rivera who retired in 2013 after amassing 651 saves (most all...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Notes: Philadelphia signs Tony Gwynn Jr. to a minor league deal

Keeper of the legendary namesake and former nightmare of Trevor Hoffman's slumber, Tony Gwynn Jr. has reached an agreement on a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. As first reported by Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the contract is believed to contain an invitation to spring training though official confirmation is pending.#Phillies sign minor league free agent...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres promote Trevor Hoffman to coordinator role

The San Diego Padres have promoted Trevor Hoffman to upper level pitching coordinator and special assistant to general manager Josh Byrnes. Hoffman, the former star closer, will evaluate and help coordinate all pitchers at Double-A, Triple-A and the big league team. Byrnes says Hoffman ''will be a key part of finishing the development of our younger pitchers.''...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Hoffman gifts Rivera a Yanks bike

The San Diego Padres were the latest stop on Mariano Rivera's farewell tour, and the Yankees closer received another gift to add to his ever-growing collection Friday night. With Rivera already amassing a chair made out of broken bats, a plane dedicated in his honor and a custom surfboard, the Padres were faced with the tough task of living up to the impressive gifts The Sandman...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Trevor Hoffman, San Diego Padres Present Mariano Rivera with Customized Yankees Beach Cruiser Bicycle (Photo)

The San Diego Padres were the latest stop on Mariano Rivera’s farewell tour, and the Yankees closer received another gift to add to his ever-growing collection Friday night. With Rivera already amassing a chair made out of broken bats, a plane dedicated in his honor and a custom surfboard, the Padres were faced with the tough task of living up to the impressive gifts he’s already...
Via NESN.com
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

A Great FanFest Experience, Thanks to Trevor Hoffman

The 2012 Padres Fanfest was a great event, it was the third time I had gone and it gets better every year. But for me going this year and experiencing the things I did hit me on a much more personal level. For those that don't know there was a special autograph session with Trevor and Glenn Hoffman, only season ticket holders and people who preregistered had the chance to...
Via Friarhood
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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