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Longtime pitcher Jamie Moyer honored by Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) When Jamie Moyer thinks about Seattle, roots are what come to mind. It may be the place where Moyer had the most success as a major league pitcher. But his affinity for Seattle goes well beyond what he did on the mound for the Mariners for more than 10 seasons. ''I smile for many reasons,'' Moyer said Friday. ''The baseball side of it was nothing but positives. The...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer Started the Last Chicago Cubs Game before the Lights Went on at Wrigley

On Sunday, August 7, 1988, Jamie Moyer was on the bump for the Chicago Cubs. According to Baseball Reference, it was a hot 90 degree day in Chicago. It would be the end of an era, as the following day saw the first ever night game — albeit incomplete due to rain — under the new light towers at Wrigley Field. The historical record was wiped clean of this game, because the rains...
Via Baseball Essential
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Can a Woman Play in MLB? (If She Does, She Won’t Need Us To Stick Up For Her)

If you watch the Brewers on TV, you’ve no doubt noticed the following AT&T U-verse ad that asks, “When the first woman pitches in the majors, where will you be?” The ad has been in heavy rotation lately, I suspect it runs at least half a dozen times during game broadcasts.  When you see an ad over and over, you start asking questions about the fictional universe the ad...
Via Brewers Bar
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Eventual End of Jered Weaver

Let’s play a game. I’ll show you brief excerpts from Baseball Prospectus annual Jamie Moyer summaries, and you match them with the year. This is nothing against BP, of course. Everybody was always saying the same stuff. BP just happens to put everything in one convenient place, on Jamie Moyer’s player page. Off we go. […]
Via Fangraphs
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer got stuck on a Disneyland roller coaster last night

Pitcher via Jamie Moyer on Twitter Former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer stepped down from the Phillies broadcast booth this past offseason, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. Moyer did just that, taking a Friday trip to Disneyland instead of heading to Philadelphia with the Phillies to...
Via Philliedelphia
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer Gets Stuck on Disneyland Roller Coaster

Jamie Moyer played 108 years in the Major Leagues, but, somehow, I’m guessing nothing could have prepared him for what happened Friday. The 269-game winner was at Disneyland with his family when the unthinkable happened. Stuck on California Screamin' at Disneyland. Not sure what is more difficult, pitching in a Major League game or this pic.twitter.com/gM6qwZ2kPs — Jamie Moyer...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer got stuck on Disneyland roller coaster

After a 25-year major league career, Jamie Moyer is now enjoying retired life. On Wednesday, that included partaking in the always fun experience that is Disneyland. Unfortunately, Moyer’s day also included a little stress. While on the California Screamin’ roller coaster, the ride experienced a mechanical issue which led to Moyer and everyone on board...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer gets stuck on Disneyland ride

  Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jamie Moyer got stuck on a ride at Disneyland and lived to tweet about it. Moyer was briefly stuck on the California Screamin' attraction Friday and tweeted a photo of himself waiting on the roller coaster. The caption says, ''Not sure what is more difficult, pitching in a Major League game or this.'' Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown says...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer stuck on Disneyland ride

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jamie Moyer got stuck on a ride at Disneyland and lived to tweet about it. Moyer was briefly stuck on the California Screamin' attraction Friday and tweeted a photo of himself waiting on the roller coaster. The caption says, ''Not sure what is more difficult, pitching in a Major League game or this.'' Disneyland spokeswoman...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer gets stuck on Disneyland roller coaster (Photos)

Retired MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer found himself in an interesting predicament Friday when he was stuck on a Disneyland roller coaster.Being stranded on the California Screamin' roller coaster was a challenge for Moyer: Stuck on California Screamin' at Disneyland. Not sure what is more difficult, pitching in a Major League game or this pic.twitter.com/gM6qwZ2kPs— Jamie Moyer (@jmo50Moyer...
Via Holdout Sports
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

March 30: When Jamie Moyer just wouldn't quit

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Via Fox Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Bowa was offered color commentator position by Comcast SportsNet this offseason

Two weeks ago, Ben Davis was named as the replacement to Jamie Moyer in the Phillies' broadcast booth as color commentator. It is believed that Davis beat-out former Phillies shortstop, Kevin Stocker, who currently works for the Pac-12 Network. Stocker was named as a finalist in a report from Phillies'...
Via Philliedelphia
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Dutch Cancer Free; Davis to Broadcast Booth

Amazing news! On 97.5 the Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli Show, Darren Daulton sent a text to Mike declaring he is cancer free.  Back in 2013, Dutch was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. So excited to hear that my former colleague is doing much, much better! Also, the Phillies and Comcast Sportsnet announced that Philly area native and former first round draft pick...
Via Phillies Nation
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Comcast SportsNet Hires Ben Davis as New Phillies Color Commentator

View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Phillies and Comcast SportsNet have announced that Ben Davis will replace Jamie Moyer this upcoming season as color commentator. Davis will join Tom McCarthy, Matt Stairs, Mike Schmidt and Gregg Murphy on television, who will be returning under their similar roles from this past...
Via Philliedelphia
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mickey Morandini interviewed for open TV job

Jamie Moyer opted out of his two-year contract with Comcast after just one season in the Phillies TV booth alongside play-by-play voice Tom McCarthy and occasionally fellow analysts Matt Stairs and Mike Schmidt. The search continues for a replacement to fill the vacancy opened by Moyer. Pregame and postgame analyst Ben Davis and former Phillies infielder Kevin Stocker have been rumored...
Via Macho Row
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Finalists to Replace Jamie Moyer in Philadelphia Phillies TV Booth Revealed

Photo: Courtesy Ben Davis' Twitter page Following the 2013 season, we learned of the departure of two Phillies TV broadcasters, Chris Wheeler and Gary "Sarge" Matthews. Their replacements, Matt Stairs, Jamie Moyer, and Mike Schmidt, weren't met with the most positive of reviews, but many fans were ready to give...
Via Philliedelphia
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Same old offseason story for the Colorado Rockies as they head to spring training in 2015

Jeff Bridich has his hands full with the Colorado Rockies.The hot stove season is generally an exciting time for baseball fans. It brings excitement and often-times a renewed hope.Colorado Rockies fans, however, have become used to a different type of offseason. Rockies fans offseason is filled with crickets chirping in the early part, followed by recycled pieces from beat writers...
Via Rockies Review
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners to induct Moyer into team's Hall of Fame

SEATTLE (AP) Former Seattle Mariners pitcher Jamie Moyer will become the latest inductee into the club's Hall of Fame. The Mariners announced Tuesday that Moyer will be inducted on Aug. 8 before Seattle plays the Texas Rangers. He will be the second pitcher honored by the club, joining recent Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Randy Johnson. Moyer spent 11 seasons with Seattle and is...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Comcast Sports Net Replace Jamie Moyer In Phillies Broadcast Booth?

Back in November the Phillies announced that former World Champion pitcher Jamie Moyer would be leaving the team's broadcast booth after one year. At the time, the Phillies said that the rest of the broadcast team, including Tom McCarthy, Gregg Murphy, Matt Stairs, and Mike Schmidt would return for 2015....
Via Philliedelphia
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer leaving Phillies TV booth, now what?

After just one season in he booth alongside Tom McCarthy, former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer is retiring from his role as a Phillies broadcaster. Comcast Sportsnet issued a statement on Friday to announce Moyer’s decision. “At the end of the Phillies’ season, I gave the situation a great deal of thought, with my family in mind,” Moyer said. “I enjoyed my year behind the...
Via Macho Row
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer leaves Phillies broadcast booth

One of the most improved broadcast teams in all of baseball during the 2014 season belonged to the Philadelphia Phillies. Heading into the season, CSN Philly revamped their booth, ousting long-time broadcasters Gary Matthews and Chris Wheeler. The color commentators to replace the pair alongside returning play-by-play man Tom McCarthy were Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs. Each former...
Via Awful Announcing
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer Leaves Phillies Broadcast Booth

Less than a year ago, we learned that long-time Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler would be out of the Phillies broadcast booth. After a lengthy search in which Comcast Sports Net looked for a new broadcaster, Comcast setteled on former 2008 Phillies Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs. After just one season,...
Via Philliedelphia
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Top Moments: #3 T-Mac’s Catch

We are continuing with our 2014 Top Moments countdown, this time with our #3 moment: When T-Mac caught a home run. Back on June 27, the Phillies broadcast crew of Tom McCarthy, Jamie Moyer, and Matt Stairs were stationed in center field for the game’s broadcast. It was the first time in Citizens Bank Park history that the game would be called from a location other than the booth...
Via Phillies Nation
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies went all-out during Star Wars Night

If you’re going to do a silly promotion at the ballpark like Star Wars Night, you might as well go all out – and that’s exactly what the Philadelphia Phillies did on Friday night during their game with the St. Louis Cardinals. The telecast began with an amazing version of the famous introductory crawl, and I think the phrase “evil Cardinals empire” echoes how nearly every...
Via Awful Announcing
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Honor Lou Piniella Saturday August 9th

Lou To Be Inducted To Mariners Hall of Fame For 10 seasons the Emerald City watched the Seattle Mariners, win or lose, under Lou Piniella’s leadership.  Given his success of getting the M’s to the playoffs on several occasions it’s only fitting that this Saturday he becomes the first Seattle Mariner’s skipper inducted into the Mariner’s Hall of Fame. No other skipper in...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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