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PROCTOR ALERT We are back to the blown-out bullpen days of Joe Torre

Remember when Tanyon Sturtze, the human mobile home, was our only hope between the sixth and eighth innings? Remember Joe Torre, over and over, signaling for Mo in the eighth? Remember how those troubled Octobers always ended? "Murderers Row and then Cano," they called us... yet we couldn't overcome a bullpen in Joe Torre meltdown. Well, God help us, we're there...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Kickham’s Debut, Scott Proctor Retires

It wasn’t a nice two game road trip in Oakland for the San Francisco Giants. They got swept in the two-game set, and Mike Kickham started off his major league career with a loss. Kickham only lasted 2.1 innings and gave up 4 earned runs in his debut. “Obviously, I came into it expecting a little heightened emotions but I was able to do a better job than I thought I would (keeping...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Proctor Tells Baltimore Orioles , “I’m Retiring”

After seven seasons in the major leagues, reliever Scott Proctor has told the Baltimore Orioles that he is ready to hang up his gear. Struggling to make it back to the big game, Proctor’s last year in the majors was 2011. He retires having put up a 4.78 ERA in his career. Enjoy the fishing! The post Scott Proctor Tells Baltimore Orioles , “I’m Retiring” appeared first on...
Via FF Locker Room
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Black smoke from Girardian Chapel signals that Yankees still haven't found a leftfielder

TAMPA _ Day 20 of the pinstripe papal conclave dawned under stormy skies Wednesday as Yankee leaders gathered inside the famous Steinbrenner Boatworks/Inheritance Tax Money Laundering complex to select the team's leftfielder in a fresh round of tryouts.The lack of consensus on Tuesday was revealed by a plume of black smoke billowed from the head of the team's general manager...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Proctor: Alcohol, not Torre’s overuse, derailed career

Scott Proctor is attempting to land back on a Major League roster this season with the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants. He hasn’t had any measure of success in the league since 2007, when he played for the rival Dodgers. Prior to that, he had what could be a described as a love-hate relationship with New York Yankees fans, as he was the most used pitcher on...
Via The Victory Formation
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss
SOBERING TRUTH

Proctor opens up about alcoholism

Scott Proctor is trying to make it onto the San Francisco Giants. He opened up about his alcoholic past, which he says derailed his career.

Via Minus Twenty-Two
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cashman's ex lowers the boom

The Daily Murdoch sent two reporters this week to dig the latest toxic dirt on Brian Cashman's dangerous love life, which has ascended into Yankee lore with the likes of Fritz Peterson's trades and Scott Proctor's firestarter. The nut graph says that Cashman will pay his wife $1 million a year in child support until the year 2525, if man still alive, or she accepts Alphonso...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Non-Roster Invitees

With Spring Training vastly approaching, Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com shared with us the San Francisco Giants non-roster invitees.   There is seventeen pitchers, five catchers, six infielders and two outfielders that have been invited to camp. These are the non-roster players. All players on the 40-man roster automatically receive big league camp invites.   Pitchers   Brett...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

This week, the smartest team in baseball signed Scott Proctor

I know what you're thinking: Scott Proctor? Noooo! He's dead. We all saw Joe Torre shoot him! Between the eyes. We saw it!Me no think. Me just report. Scott Proctor has been signed by the San Francisco Giants.I still remember him dealing with a tough outing by piling all his belongings at home plate, dousing them with lighter fluid and striking a match. That's juju, folks...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Scott Proctor and Ryan Sadowski Leave Korea To Sign With The Giants Organization

We learned yesterday that the San Francisco Giants dipped in the Korea Baseball Organization to snag veteran pitcher Scott Proctor.   Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports (via Twitter) that the Giants also signed another pitcher who pitched in Korea last season. Ryan Sadowski who pitched for the Lotte Giants in 2012, signed with the Giants organization on December 10, 2012...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Korean Saves King Signs With Giants

Yes, it's true.  And, yes, the title of this post was specifically written to make you think it WASN'T about Scott Proctor signing with the San Francisco Giants...but, alas, it is.According to his agent, Mark Rodgers, the soon-to-be-36-year-old righty inked a deal to play for the World Champs late Monday night."For a veteran player like Scott, if he does what he is...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Scott Proctor Inks Minor League Deal With Giants

Mike Graham of WPTV.com (News Channel 5 in West Palm Beach, Florida) reports that the San Francisco Giants have signed veteran pitcher Scott Proctor to a minor league deal. Proctor will also get an invite to Spring Training, and have a chance to compete and make the Opening Day Roster.   Proctor’s agent (Mark Rodgers) said the Giants contacted them once they found out that Proctor...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Proctor signs minor league deal with Giants

Relief pitcher Scott Proctor has signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants in hopes of continuing his baseball career stateside. According to Proctor’s agent the 36-year-old right hander has been invited to spring training. He last pitched at the major league level in 2011 with the Yankees. Proctor spent last year pitching in the Korean Baseball Organization...
Via Tireball.com
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dropping Links: Sunday, September 23, 2012

Some links as you get the food ready and wait for the gang to come over for another Sunday full of football. - Time Warner Cable finally got the NFL Network and Red Zone Channel, as the two entities came to terms Friday. |Awful Announcing| - NHL 13 is doing well in sales despite the NHL being locked out. |Pastapadre| - Former Yankee and Dodger Scott Proctor is doing well in Japan...
Via tonyblogs.net
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Yankee Breaking Records in Korea

In 307 big league appearances (including a league best 83 in 2006), Scott Proctor saved only one game.  And that was back in 2005...his second season in the bigs.Now playing for the Doosan Bears of the Korea Baseball Organization the former New York Yankee hurler is a record breaker.Early this week, the veteran righty picked up his 32nd save of the season...breaking Brad Thomas...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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LISTENUP! EVERY DAMN ONE OF YOU.I DON'T WANT TO SEE ANYBODY HERE SMILING! IF I SEE ANYBODY SMILING, HE'LL BE GONE BEFORE ANYBODY CAN SAY, "SCOTT PROCTOR SAW THE DOCTOR."EIGHT YEARS AGO, WHEN WE THREE GAMES UP IN OCTOBER, I REMEMBER SEEING SOME PEOPLE SMILING. REMEMBER EIGHT YEARS AGO, CHILDREN? THREE UP IN OCTOBER? OR HAS THAT MEMORY BEEN BLISSFULLY ERASED FROM...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Crazy Eights: Caps and Sabres Battle for East's Final Playoff Spot

Shortly after midnight on September 29th, Evan Longoria laced an offering from Yankee reliever Scott Proctor into the left-field seats at Tropicana Field and launched the Rays into the postseason after climbing out of a 7-0 hole. On April 11, 2010, Claude Giroux's shoot-out winner put the Philadelphia Flyers past the Rangers and into playoffs, leading to their Cinderella run...
Via Tonight's Healthy Scratches
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Worst MLB Promotional Items for 2012

How many of you really care about the giveaways at a ballgame? Most of the time I find a kid that I can hand mine off and relieve me of having to carry the stupid thing around all game. The hats are cheesy, bags too feminine and the toys, well… I am 35-years old I really don’t need a lunch box, doll or bat. The calendars would be nice if they actually included players that were...
Via Mike Silva's New York Baseball Digest
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Scott Proctor signs with Korean team

South Korea's Doosan Bears say they have signed former New York Yankees pitcher Scott Proctor. The Doosan Bears said Thursday that Proctor signed a one-year, $300,000 contract to play for the team in 2012. The club says Proctor will join the team's offseason training due to start in Arizona next week. The 35-year-old Proctor went 18-16 with a 4.78 ERA during his seven years...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Yankee Proctor to play in South Korea (AP)

South Korea's Doosan Bears say they have signed former New York Yankees pitcher Scott Proctor. The Doosan Bears said Thursday that Proctor signed a one-year, $300,000 contract to play for the team in 2012. The club says Proctor will join the team's offseason training due to start in Arizona next week.
Via Yahoo! Sports
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Korean team says ex-Yanks pitcher Proctor has 1-year, $300K deal

South Korea's Doosan Bears say they have signed former New York Yankees pitcher Scott Proctor.
Via CBSSports.com
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Scott Proctor Signs In Korea

Reliever Scott Proctor signed with Korea's Doosan Bears, reports Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net.  The team added Dustin Nippert back in November. Proctor, 35, pitched for the Braves and Yankees in 2011.  He posted a 7.14 ERA, 6.5 K/9, 6.9 BB/9, 2.5 HR/9, and 31.6% groundball rate in 40 1/3 innings.  Proctor's average fastball velocity was up to 93.8 miles per hour, but it...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training in September

I very much love the game of baseball, and like anyone who loves the game, there are some things about the way Major League Baseball produces the game that drive me crazy. One of the glaring voids in the new collective bargaining agreement is the continued use of expanded rosters in the month of September. For the first five months of the season, managers have 25 players to use throughout...
Via Fangraphs
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

10 Photos - Thames Nearly Maimed

Today's POTD looks at a close call involving rookie left fielder Eric Thames against the Yankees at the Dome September 18 and a chain reaction of events afterwards.The perp - Scott Proctor. ;D The victim - Eric Thames.  His helmet goes flying in front of Yankees catcher Russell Martin......after fouling the ball off his left eye in the seventh inning.Thames tries to focus again...
Via Batter's Box
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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