CAMERON MAYBIN NEWS

Kornacki: Likely another winning deal for Tigers' Dombrowski

DETROIT -- Is a bird in the hand worth two in the bushes? We shall find out because that question strikes at the essence of what the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers consummated with their Wednesday night trade. Detroit acquired a closer of some renown, Joakim Soria, for two highly acclaimed pitchers in the bushes. Technically, Corey Knebel wasn't in the bush leagues (a.k.a....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Cameron Maybin dealt 25-game suspension for violation of drug policy

Major League Baseball announced the suspension of San Diego Padres OF Cameron Maybin for 25 games as a result of a second violation of the league’s drug policy (amphetamines).  It is a second offense, as the first offense for amphetamines is retest. Padres OF Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine. — MLB (@MLB) July 23, 2014 As...
Via Reading Between The Seams
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres News: Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games

According to Steve Adams of MLBTradeRumors, Cameron Maybin has been suspended 25 games without pay by Major League Baseball for amphetamine use. But it's a bit more detailed than that.#492669803 / gettyimages.com#492669727 / gettyimages.comCameron Maybin released the following statement through the Players Association,“I have been undergoing treatment for several years for...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Cameron Maybin Suspended 25 Games for PEDs

San Diego Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin was suspended by Major League Baseball for performance-enhancing drug use and will miss 25 games. Maybin tested positive for amphetamines and it is the second time he has tested positive. Players who test positive for amphetamines are automatically given warnings the first time, and are subjected to subsequent testing and an automatic...
Via Baseball News Source
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Maybin suspended for amphetamines

The Padres’ ugly season just got a little uglier. Cameron Maybin of the #Padres suspended 25 games for amphetamines. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 23, 2014 Maybin blamed the failed test on confusion resulting from a change in medications, one of which he had a TUE for. He’s hit .247/.286/.368 in 62 games this season. He’s signed through the 2016 season.
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Maybin suspended for amphetamines

The Padres’ ugly season just got a little uglier. Cameron Maybin of the #Padres suspended 25 games for amphetamines. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 23, 2014 Maybin blamed the failed test on confusion resulting from a change in medications, one of which he had a TUE for. He’s hit .247/.286/.368 in 62 games this season. He’s signed through the 2016 season.
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres OF Maybin tests positive for amphetamine

CHICAGO (AP) -- San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games for testing positive for an amphetamine. Major League Baseball announced the suspension Wednesday. Maybin is batting .247 with one home run and nine RBIs in 62 games this season.
Via Fox Sports San Diego
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Promote Francoeur; Maybin Suspended

The carousel that is the San Diego Padres 25-man roster continues at full speed into the end of July as the team has promoted outfielder Jeff Francoeur from Triple-A El Paso. Francoeur’s call-up to the Majors became necessary following the suspension of outfielder Cameron Maybin who violated MLB’s drug use policy by testing positive for amphetamines. Maybin will be serving a...
Via Friarhood
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Despaigne, Maybin lead Padres to 2-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Cuban rookie Odrisamer Despaigne is undefeated in his two starts with the San Diego Padres, a small bright spot in a season that otherwise has gone so wrong. Again using an assortment of breaking pitches and arm angles, the 27-year-old Despaigne outdueled fellow rookie Michael Bolsinger to win his second straight start as the Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
29 days ago  |  Discuss

While You Were (Day) Drinking 2014 Game 82 (AZ vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon in the pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (35-47) started the second half of the season on a high note, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-49) by a score of 2-1.  Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 0.66) logged his second win to start his Major League...
Via Padres Public
29 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs fall to Padres, back into last place

SAN DIEGO -- Rookie Odrisamer Despaigne won his second straight start and Cameron Maybin keyed a rare offensive outburst for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday to pop out of their one-day stay in last place in the NL West. The Padres scored their most runs in four games. Through 81 games, they had scored one or fewer runs 27 times. They swapped places...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Driving Game 73 (SEA vs SD)

Sometimes the game starts before you can get to the pub.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were driving. San Diego completed a sweep of the 2-game mini-series with the Mariners, winning the mid-afternoon start 4-1.  Jesse Hahn, who hadn’t pitched more than 6 innings since 2010 when he was in college, worked 7 and got his second major league...
Via Padres Public
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Maybin's single lifts Padres over Nats 4-3 in 11

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Andrew Cashner was back on the mound for the San Diego Padres, who found just enough offense late in the game to beat the Washington Nationals. Yonder Alonso homered with two outs in the ninth inning to tie the game and Cameron Maybin hit an RBI bloop single with two outs in the 11th to give the Padres a 4-3 victory Saturday night. Chase Headley started the winning...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 62 (WAS vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (27-34) won the second game of their 3-game series with the Washington Nationals (31-28) in eleven innings by a score of 4-3.  Padres’ starter Andrew Cashner went six scoreless innings, retiring 16 Nationals’...
Via Padres Public
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Maybin the hero in Padres win over Nationals

With open arms, the Padres welcomed Andrew Cashner back to the rotation Saturday night. They even celebrated with some timely hitting for a change. His elbow pain-free, the Padres’ ace ran his fastball up to 98 mph, threw that previously troublesome slider more and more as his night eased on and retired the final 16 hitters he faced in a much-anticipated return that somehow ended...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Soriano’s blown save leads to Padres walk-off win in the 11th

Cameron Maybin hit a bloop single to right field in front of Jayson Werth for a walk-off RBI, as Chase Hendley scored in the 11th to give the San Diego Padres a 4-3 win over the Nationals. The loss snaps the Nationals four-game winning streak. It was just he second game the Nationals offense was [...]
Via KCM Sports
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves use top pick on power bat, draft Davidson

It says a thing or two about outfielder Braxton Davidson and the kind of hitter the Braves just drafted out of Asheville, N.C., when their top overall pick revealed late Thursday night where he’d spent that afternoon trying to calm his nerves. “My dad and I were hitting on the ball field,” Davidson said. In a draft rich in pitching, and the projectable kind the Braves tend...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Andrew Cashner, Cameron Maybin, Tommy Medica

Padres outfielders Cameron Maybin and Tommy Medica were still considered day to day on Monday after sustaining leg injuries during San Diego’s series against the White Sox. #488093297 / gettyimages.comMedica, who left in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game with a strained quad, was available to pinch hit Monday and did not reach base. This season, he has a slash of .286/.327...
Via MLB Injury News
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Cameron Maybin exits with calf tightness

According to Corey Brock of MLB.com, Cameron Maybin of the San Diego Padres left the Padres’ 4-2 win Saturday against the White Sox in the second inning due to right calf soreness. Chris Denorfia replaced Maybin. #488093297 / gettyimages.comMaybin, who started in center field, reached on a fielder’s choice in the second inning and advanced to second base when Will Venable was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Maybin homers as Padres down White Sox

Two months into the season, Cameron Maybin walked into U.S. Cellular Field still looking for his first RBI. A heckuva lot longer had passed since the Padres’ center fielder had circled the bases. Both droughts ended Friday night with one swing of the bat. “I still feel that I have a long ways to go,” Maybin said after his third-inning homer got the Padres started on a 4-1...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes on a Loss in May

Thanks to johlac66, I got to see my second Padres game of 2014 on Saturday night. Mrs. Ducksnorts and I hung with him and Gaslamp Ball‘s jbox for the evening in a packed Petco Park. We caught the tail end of Padres batting practice. Dave Roberts was pitching. Andrew Cashner and Cameron Maybin chatted with fans. Maybin, who would later make a ridiculous catch in right-center during...
Via Padres Public
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 46 (MIN vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub.  And then Bud Black pinch-hits for Yasmani Grandal in the seventh inning with Cameron Maybin just so Maybin can not get the bunt down on the first two pitches and then fly out to shallow center on the third.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres...
Via Padres Public
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack’s Hit of the Week: Definitely, Maybin

Cameron Maybin has been one of the most frustrating and intriguing players to watch over the last eight years. After flying through Detroit's system just under two years, he made his first appearance in 2007 with lackluster results. Following that 2007 season, he was the centerpiece, along with Andrew Miller, in the Miguel Cabrera deal between the Marlins and the Tigers. He...
Via Razzball
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

**** I Do: Dollar Maybin

Put ya hands up for Killa Cam’Photo Credit: SD Dirk Most fantasy writers have no problem recommending players you should go after, but do they really pick up all the players they hype up? I’ll answer for them: **** no. Here on ******* I Do,” I will discuss players yours truly has personally invested in throughout the five leagues I’m in. If a player is good enough to sit...
Via Sons of Roto
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 32 (SD vs. AZ)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a few lazy ones on a Sunday afternoon. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking or doing other stuff. The lowly Padres were on the verge of a sweep at the hands of the super-lowly D-backs of Hades proper, yet managed to get themselves a walk-off win in the most unlikely of fashions: a weak grounder...
Via Padres Public
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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