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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Baltimore Orioles – Game 44

Since 2009 Ramon Vazquez – $3,875,000 – -0.4 Eric Hinske – $1,500,000 – 0.4 Craig Monroe – $750,000 – -0.2 Akinori Iwamura – $4,850,000 – -1.6 Ryan Church – $1,500,000 – -0.6 Bobby Crosby – $1,000,000 – -1.2 Jack Taschner – $835,000 – -0.1 Brendan Donnelly – $1,350,000 – -0.3 Lyle Overbay – $5,000,000 –…
Via This Is Getting Old
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs name Hinske first base coach

The Cubs completed Rick Renteria’s coach staff by naming former player Eric Hinske as the first base coach. Hinske ended his 12-year career in July, playing for seven different teams, including three straight World Series appearances.
Via cubs.scout.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs hire Hinske as first base coach

The Chicago Cubs have hired 2002 AL Rookie of the Year Eric Hinske as their first base coach. The 36-year-old Hinske played 12 seasons in the majors. He came up with Toronto and later played in three straight World Series, winning championships with Boston in 2007 and the New York Yankees in 2009. He also played for Tampa Bay (2008), Pittsburgh (2009), Atlanta (2010-12) and Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Hinske joins the Cubs’ coaching staff

Eric Hinske isn’t wasting any time going from playing to coaching, joining new Cubs manager Rick Renteria’s staff as first base coach. Hinske played for the Diamondbacks this year, hitting .173 in 52 games to finish up a 12-season career in which he won a Rookie of the Year award and then went on to play for seven different teams. He was released by Arizona in July. Hinske...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Yankees Off-Season Plan-Part V: Building A Bench On A Budget

While the bench of a Major League team will never be considered the sexy and popular part of the roster, a deep, versatile bench is an absolute must have to the construction of any championship-caliber team. During the Yankees' 2009 World Series run, Brian Cashman built a solid bench, one in which any number of players stepped up and contributed in big spots during both...
Via YanksinExile.com
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

It’s Been 5 Years Since the Greatest Day of Our Lives

5 years ago on this day, Brad Lidge threw a slider past Eric Hinske, and all our lives got a whole lot better. That iconic photo of Lidge kneeling, Chooch running out to embrace him before the two became the center of a dogpile created by their teammates will be the face of Philadelphia for years. That team pole vaulted Philadelphia fans into high they hadn’t felt since 1983, when...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

It’s a Fine, Fine Day… for the Red Sox to Clinch the AL East

The last time the Red Sox won the AL East was 2007. Back when Tina Cervasio was rocking the post-game interviews. And Eric Hinske was our Jonny Gomes. And Mike Lowell was THE MAN with a capital “THE MAN.” And Daisuke was still tricking us into thinking that the “gyro ball” was an actual thing. Tonight, we have the chance to do it again. For the first time in six seasons....
Via Surviving Grady
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks release Eric Hinske

Source: Marc Serota/Getty Images North America The Arizona Diamondbacks have released Eric Hinske. Once a valuable bench bat the 35-year-old Hinske was hitting just .173 this season. Hinske is expected to retire after hitting 137 home runs in his 12 year career. This season Hinske appeared in 52 games for the Diamondbacks but amassed only 52 at-bats. Hinske’s best season came in...
Via Tireball.com
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves retire no. 10, kick off series against Arizona

On any other night, the fact that Julio Teheran and Randall Delgado were facing off would be the headline. On any other night, it would have been big news that former Braves Delgado, Martin Prado and Eric Hinske were returning to Atlanta to face their old team. On any other night, it would have been a storyline that the Braves were five games up in the National League East and sailing...
Via BravesWire
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs activate Chavez from DL, cut Hinske

After a month on the disabled list, third baseman Eric Chavez was activated Friday by the Diamondbacks, who designated veteran Eric Hinske for assignment to make room on the roster. The 35-year-old Chavez was hitting .325 with seven homers and 25 RBIs when he strained an oblique muscle while batting against the Rangers on May 30, and he had been on the disabled list since. He is...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Hinske suspension reduced from 5 games to 1

Eric Hinske's suspension for participating in a June 11 brawl at Dodger Stadium has been reduced to one game from five. He dropped his appeal and will serve the suspension Tuesday night as Arizona opens a three-game series in Washington. Hinske said his agent informed of him of Major League Baseball's decision. ''He said that (MLB) had different video and that I...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hinske suspension reduced from 5 games to 1

The "Free Hinske" movement got its desired result. Major League Baseball reduced Eric Hinske's suspension from five games to one on Tuesday. Hinske, the Diamondbacks' backup first baseman, will serve his suspension Tuesday night. Hinske was not ejected during the Diamondbacks-Dodgers brawl on June 13. On initial viewings of the video, he appeared to be a victim...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB reduces HInske's suspension

The "Free Hinske" movement got its desired result. Major League Baseball reduced Eric Hinske's suspension from five games to one on Tuesday, according to a source. Hinske, the Diamondbacks' backup first baseman, will serve his suspension Tuesday night, the source said. Hinske was not ejected during the Diamondbacks-Dodgers brawl on June 13. On initial viewings...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs' paralyzed draft pick Hahn visits team

PHOENIX -- Cory Hahn was on a plane about to depart from the Jacksonville airport when the Diamondbacks called to welcome him aboard as their 34th-round selection in the MLB First-Year Player Draft two weeks ago. So yes, he did fly all the way to Houston, and he has been soaring ever since. "You become overcome with emotions with something like this. That whole two-and-a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs' paralyzed draft pick Hahn visits team

PHOENIX -- Cory Hahn was on a plane about to depart from the Jacksonville airport when the Diamondbacks called to welcome him aboard as their 34th-round selection in the MLB First-Year Player Draft two weeks ago. So yes, he did fly all the way to Houston, and he has been soaring ever since. "You become overcome with emotions with something like this. That whole two-and-a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Ian Kennedy drops appeal, starts 10-game suspension

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of the 10-game suspension he was given for his role in last Tuesday’s brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kennedy is now eligible to return on June 29. As a result of dropping the appeal on Monday night, Kennedy will only miss one start, as the second start he will miss will instead be pushed back one day to...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Ian Kennedy drops appeal, starts 10-game suspension

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of the 10-game suspension he was given for his role in last Tuesday’s brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kennedy is now eligible to return on June 29. As a result of dropping the appeal on Monday night, Kennedy will only miss one start, as the second start he will miss will instead be pushed back one day to June...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Ian Kennedy drops appeal, starts 10-game suspension

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of the 10-game suspension he was given for his role in last Tuesday’s brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kennedy is now eligible to return on June 29. As a result of dropping the appeal on Monday night, Kennedy will only miss one start, as the second start he will miss will instead be pushed back one day to June...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Ian Kennedy drops appeal, starts 10-game suspension

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of the 10-game suspension he was given for his role in last Tuesday’s brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kennedy is now eligible to return on June 29. As a result of dropping the appeal on Monday night, Kennedy will only miss one start, as the second start he will miss will instead be pushed back one day to June...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs upset, confused by brawl suspensions

SAN DIEGO -- The mood in the Diamondbacks clubhouse was one of disbelief bordering on anger after Ian Kennedy and Eric Hinske received the most serious suspensions from Tuesday's massive brawl with the Dodgers. Kennedy was suspended for 10 games and Hinske for five, while Dodgers players J.P. Howell and Skip Schumaker were suspended for two games apiece. Kennedy and Hinske plan...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ian Kennedy Suspended Ten Games, Ten Others Punished for Roles in Dodgers-Diamondbacks Brawl

NEW YORK — Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy was suspended for 10 games and Diamondbacks infielder Eric Hinske for five Friday for their roles in a brawl this week, while managers Don Mattingly and Kirk Gibson were given one-game bans. In all, eight members of the Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations were suspended by Major League Baseball senior vice president Joe Garagiola...
Via NESN.com
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources explain reasoning for D-backs-Dodgers penalties

You want answers, Ive got answers, courtesy of sources familiar with the suspensions that baseball issued Friday for the Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl. Why only 10 games for Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy? Kennedy threw at Zack Greinkes head after the umpires issued warnings to both clubs. Its certainly fair to ask why Kennedys penalty likely will amount to him missing only...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources explain reasoning for D-backs-Dodgers penalties

You want answers, Ive got answers, courtesy of sources familiar with the suspensions that baseball issued Friday for the Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl. Why only 10 games for Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy? Kennedy threw at Zack Greinkes head after the umpires issued warnings to both clubs. Its certainly fair to ask why Kennedys penalty likely will amount to him missing only...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss
JUDGMENT DAY

Suspensions doled out for MLB brawl

Tuesday's Diamondbacks-Dodgers brawl has resulted in eight player suspensions, with ten games for D-Backs starter Ian Kennedy being the most severe.

Via The Outside Corner
June 14, 2013  |  1 Comment

Kennedy, Mattingly, Gibson among 8 suspended

Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy has been suspended for 10 games and Diamondbacks infielder Eric Hinske for five for their roles in a brawl this week, while managers Don Mattingly and Kirk Gibson have been given one-game bans. In all, eight members of the Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations were suspended Friday by Major League Baseball Senior Vice President Joe Garagiola...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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