TREVOR HOFFMAN RUMORS

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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariano Gets Yet Another Award

Commissioner Bud Selig announced Wednesday that the Reliever of the Year Award for the American League will be named after none other then Mariano Rivera. The National League’s Reliever of the Year Award will be named after Trevor Hoffman. The official name of the awards are the Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award and the Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A Trip Down Petco’s Memory Lane

This season will mark the 10th season since Padres baseball began play downtown. It’s odd to think of Petco Park as a 10 year old park (6 new parks have opened since Petco did) because it still feels very new. Who are we kidding? It is new! Many seasons Petco Park is the best part about Padres baseball. It remains a crown jewel of baseball stadiums and a destination park for baseball...
Via Padres Public
March 21, 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

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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