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Rockies draftee Tyler Nevin learns from father's minor league players

Last week the Rockies signed their third Draft pick, No. 38 overall, Tyler Nevin. The 18-year-old third baseman is the son of Phil Nevin -- former major leaguer and No. 1 overall pick in the 1992 MLB Draft.While Tyler Nevin has certainly learned much from his father throughout the years, Phil Nevin’s current position has also proven insightful for the younger Nevin. According to...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikorak, Nevin signed with Rockies

Thursday afternoon, the Colorado Rockies announced they have signed both their second and third picks of the the 2015 MLB first year player draft, Mike Nikorak and Tyler Nevin. OFFICIAL: The #Rockies and first-round selection (27th overall) Mike Nikorak have agreed to terms. #MLBDraft pic.twitter.com/WmeMfQS6gS — #VoteRox (@Rockies) June 18, 2015 Nikorak, the 27th overall pick...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Legend Dave Roberts Named San Diego Padres Interim Manager

The San Diego Padres fired manager Bud Black on Monday in the midst of his eighth season at the helm of the team. While they search for a replacement, an old friend will be taking control of managerial duties. Dave Roberts will be the #Padres manager until they find a replacement.— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) June 15, 2015 The #Padres will look...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dissecting the First Two Days of the MLB Draft

As always, the first two days (Top 10 rounds) of the Major League Baseball Draft were exciting and filled with surprises. Despite being billed as a weaker draft than most years, lots of projectable and polished talent were taken over the first ten rounds, though it’s quite possible that there are no superstars. It was a good day for a number of players and teams, as listed below...
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies draft Tyler Nevin, son of former major leaguer, 38th overall

With their second pick in the Draft and the 38th overall pick, the Colorado Rockies selected third baseman Tyler Nevin out of Poway (Calif.) High School. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because the 18-year-old is the son of former major leaguer and longtime San Diego Padre, Phil Nevin.Nevin’s father was actually the first overall selection in the 1992 Draft out of Cal-State...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies take four players in the top 50 picks

The Colorado Rockies had four of the top 50 picks in Monday MLB first-year player draft. The club went with all high school players in the 50th draft in the MLB’s history. With the third pick in the draft, the Rockies selected shortstop Brandon Rodgers out of Lake Mary high School in Florida. The Rockies believe Rodgers was the best player available best player – he was the top...
Via Mile High Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies big winners on day 1 of Major League Baseball Draft

The Colorado Rockies have not had much success on the field since their magical run to the World Series in 2007, which they lost in four games to the Boston Red Sox, but, they might have begun a changing of the guard on the first day of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. With their first pick, No. 3 overall, the Rockies selected shortstop Brendan Rodgers out of Lake Mary (Fla...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Short story: MLB draft opens with 3 shortstops for 1st time

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) Long night, short story. When the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Vanderbilt slugger Dansby Swanson with the top pick in the Major League Baseball draft Monday, it marked the start of a record run on shortstops. Houston had the second choice and scooped up Alex Bregman from LSU. Colorado then made it 3 for 3 by tabbing Florida high schooler Brendan Rodgers. On...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers suspend Erisbel Arruebarrena for remainder of 2015 season

As reported by the Associated Press, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Thursday that they have suspended Cuban infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena for the remainder of the 2015 season for ”repeated failures to comply with his contract.”Touted by many as another premier defensive force when he signed his initial contract five year, $25 million contract in February 2014, Arruebarrena...
Via Baseball Essential
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Amateur Interviews Vol. II: Phil Nevin

Phil Nevin is the manager of the Reno Aces, the triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.  He spent 10 years in the major leagues, most notably wit the San Diego Padres where he became an All-Star in 2001.  He owns a .270 lifetime batting average with over 200 home runs.     What has been the mood here in the early days of spring training? “The mood here has been great...
Via Hot Stove MLB
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hit Some Tony Gwynn Beer

Tony Gwynn was a hitting machine and a joy to watch in those turd colored uni’s, so it’s only appropriate that we can now drink him in the form of beer. Say hello to .394, a pale ale that can hit liners up the middle better than any other beer on the market. Big props to AleSmith Brewing for choosing a fantastic name and player to pay homage to. Tony Gwynn was without a doubt...
Via Bacon Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks hire Chip Hale as manager

 PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have chosen Chip Hale as their next manager.  The D-backs plan to announce the hiring at a 2 p.m. press conference that can be seen live on FOX Sports Arizona.  Hale, 49, has served as manager Bob Melvin's bench coach in Oakland the last three seasons after spending the previous two years as the third base coach/infield coach with the New York Mets...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Multiple reports cite Tracy, Hale, Nevin, Alomar Jr. as finalists

PHOENIX -- Multiple reports say the Diamondbacks pared their list of managerial candidates to three or four finalists and could announce Kirk Gibson's replacement as early as Monday, though a team source told FOX Sports Arizona finalists have not been determined. USA Today, citing its own sources, listed former NL manager of the year Jim Tracy, former Arizona third base coach Chip...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alomar a finalist for Arizona job

Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. is reportedly one of the four finalists for the Arizona managers job. USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that Alomar, Oakland bench coach Chip Hale, Diamondbacks Triple-A manager Phil Nevin and Jim Tracy, who has managerial experience in the majors, are the other candidates. The Diamondbacks are believed to want to make a decision next week...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Manager announcement expected on Monday

The Arizona Diamondbacks season was a major flop this year.  Instead of contending for a playoff spot, the club ended up battling for last place and the worst record in baseball.  From the start to the finish the club never found the .500 mark.  Because of this, manager Kirk Gibson lost his job.  With a job open, NBCsports is reporting that a managerial decision is expected...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: "Strong feeling" Twins want to talk to Phil Nevin to become manager

The Minnesota Twins recently fired manager Ron Gardenhire and are now looking for their first manager since 1986. They had a disappointing season, going 70-92, and continuing the streak of four straight seasons without making the playoffs. They will need a new voice in the clubhouse and have many options out on the table. #454502602 / gettyimages.com A league source told said...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

As Derek Jeter goes, is fellow '92 draftee Phil Nevin coming back?

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Via Fox Sports
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Bobblehead Mega Post!!

Here it is. All of the Padres bobbleheads, that I own, in one single post. 57 different Padres, Beavers, Quakes, Storm, Wizards, managers, announcers, mascots, dreamboats, skaters and sleepy voiced ex-owners. I’ve written in depth about many of these already, so if you have any questions feel free to ask in the comments below and I’ll fill you in on them. Some Additional Notes...
Via Padres Public
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eleven Dodgers, D-backs Minor Leaguers Suspended After Wild Brawl

A major brawl in a Triple-A game instigated by rehabbing Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena against the Arizona Diamondbacks’ top minor league affiliate has resulted in the suspension of 11 players. The benches cleared twice during Arruebarrena’s at-bat for the Albuquerque Isotopes in the second inning Saturday night. The second time, Arruebarrena took exception...
Via NESN.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

10 ejected in D-backs, Dodgers Triple-A brawl

Ten players and coaches were ejected Saturday night after the Triple-A affiliates for the Diamondbacks (Reno Aces) and Dodgers (Albuquerque Isotopes) engaged in a bench-clearing brawl that delayed the game 30 minutes and was kept out of the stands by only the netting behind home plate. Tempers flared in the second inning when Aces pitcher Mike Bolsinger threw up and in to Isotopes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Massive fight at Triple-A Reno leads to 10 ejections

It turns out the Dodgers and Diamondbacks don’t even get along at the Triple-A level. A massive brawl broke out early in Saturday night’s game between the Albuquerque Isotopes and Reno Aces. After nearly being hit with a pitch, Erisbel Arruebarrena was eventually called out on strikes. He apparently shoved Reno catcher Blake Lalli after the AB, and the dugouts poured onto the...
Via Bloguin Best
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Massive fight at Triple-A Reno leads to 10 ejections

It turns out the Dodgers and Diamondbacks don’t even get along at the Triple-A level. A massive brawl broke out early in Saturday night’s game between the Albuquerque Isotopes and Reno Aces. After nearly being hit with a pitch, Erisbel Arruebarrena was eventually called out on strikes. He apparently shoved Reno catcher Blake Lalli after the AB, and the dugouts poured onto the...
Via The Outside Corner
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Second Annual SD SABR Garage Sale

A year ago, the SD SABR chapter hosted a baseball-themed Garage Sale at the Hall of Champions.  We had so much fun doing that that we decided to do it again. This Saturday, at Randy Jones’ Grill in Mission Valley, the Chapter will host its Second Annual Garage Sale.  As with last year’s event, all monies raised will help support the Baseball Research Center.  Come on down...
Via Padres Public
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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