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Brandon Webb announces retirement from MLB

Brandon Webb has decided to retire from baseball. His agents, Jonathan Maurer and Mike Montana of Millennium Sports, broke the news to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, making it known that the 33-year-old will not pursue another comeback. "With retirement, Brandon looks forward to focusing on more time with his family,'' the statement said. "He would like to...
Via MLB Injury News
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2006 Cy Young winner Brandon Webb retires

Brandon Webb, who won the NL Cy Young Award in 2006 and was one of the top pitchers in baseball before being beset by arm injuries, is retiring. The right-hander's agents, Mike Montana and Jonathan Maurer of Millennium Sports Management, confirmed Monday night that Webb was calling it a career. ''He has worked so hard over the past three years to come back but his shoulder...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Former D-backs ace Webb officially retires

FOXSports.com Former Diamondbacks ace Brandon Webb, the 2006 National League Cy Young Award winner, is officially retiring from baseball, according to his agents. Webb, 33, announced his retirement Monday in a statement released by agents Jonathan Maurer and Mike Montana. "With retirement, Brandon looks forward to focusing on more time with his family," the statement...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Webb calls it a career

Former Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon Webb is retiring at age 33, according to his agents. Webb hasn't pitched in the majors since starting on Opening Day 2009 for the Diamondbacks. He won the NL Cy Young award with Arizona in 2006, and was the runner-up in both 2007 (won by Jake Peavy) and 2008 (won by Tim Lincecum), making the NL All-Star team in all three of...
Via The Outside Corner
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Seek Free Agents, Free Agents Seek Anywhere Else

The Star Tribune posted a list, that was originally broadcasted by KFTP's Darren Wolfson, listing pitchers that are on the Minnesota Twins free agent wish list this winter. And I, your humble author, am going to safely assume that these pitchers put the Twins somewhere between the Royals and Astros on their list of hopeful destinations. Other than the five indoor water parks...
Via Off Base Percentage
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Oswalt needs to get with the program or get going

The Texas Rangers havent been afraid to take a flyer on veteran pitchers over the last few years. There was the Rich Harden experience gone bad in 2010. And of course, the ill-fated attempt to resurrect the career of Brandon Webb last year. The Rangers have lived and learned with veteran starters and footed the bill when they didnt work out. It may be time to do it again with right...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

DOs And DONTs: Texas Rangers

Greetings once again, baseball and fantasy fans! In this edition of DO’s And DON’Ts, we will be taking a look at the AL Champion Texas Rangers. Coming off a stellar run in the 2011 Regular Season, the boys from Arlington ran into the tenacious St. Louis Cardinals in the Fall Classic. Playing tooth and nail with their opponents, the Rangers ended up just short of capping a season...
Via Full Spectrum Baseball
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Never a Sure Thing

As the 2011 major league baseball regular season has ended, we are left to look back at the fantasy baseball season which just ended. However, it is also never too early to look ahead at the coming fantasy baseball 2012 season either. There are several lessons to be taken from this season and several which we can apply to coming years as well. I was lucky enough to have won my fantasy...
Via Fantasy Baseball Dugout
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Review of the Texas Rangers and 7 questions

The Counselor is IN: The Texas Rangers were one of the biggest surprises of the 2010 season.  Their young pitchers stepped up and pitched well even in the Heat of an August in Dallas.  The youth of the Ranger's offense made considerable advances and scored points in bunches. Midway through the season, Texas acquired Ace Cliff Lee.  Lee did not  pitch that well during the...
Via Fantasy Sports Counselor
January 08, 2011  |  Discuss

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