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Yankeetorial: At the fulcrum point of the season, the Yankees are calling upon David Phelps, the runt of the litter

Tonight, in the glare of the Redsock-ESPN sound and fury machine, David Phelps will hold the 2014 Yankee season in his nicked and disfigured hands.As a prospect, Phelps never received the full Yankee Tender Care Day Spa membership. He was the second coming of Ted Lilly, (and one day surely will be peddled for a Jeff Weaver - bling, busts and all.) The Yankees would coddle...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History: May 24, 2003

2003: The Royals collected only three hits, but made the most of them as they downed the Athletics 3-1 at Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland. Two of the three hits the Royals managed against A’s starter Ted Lilly were home runs. Mike Sweeney hit a two-out blast in the first inning, and Joe Randa hit a two-out clout in the third that put the Royals back on top. Four Royals...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs add Theodore Roosevelt Lilly to front office

We’re not ones to mix our presidential metaphors, but it is beginning to look like a Cubs World Series title is (manifest) destiny. See, the last time the Cubs were the kings of the baseball world, Theodore Roosevelt was in office. And after a century of tinkering (hidden Cub pun!) with various failed measures like a College of Coaches and back-t0-back-to-back  first-round picks...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Roosevelt Rides Again!

CSN's Patrick Mooney broke the news that Theodore Roosevelt Lilly is back with the Cubs. No, the 38 year old crafty one, who retired last November isn't being brought back from the netherworld to be another soft tossing lefty to flip at the trade deadline. He's there in a new capacity, per Rotoworld: Ted Lilly has been hired as a special assistant for the Cubs front office...
Via Cub Reporter
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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I’ve been having all sorts of trouble with my RSS feed. Feedburner is telling me that the size of my file is over 512 K but that’s simply not true. In an attempt to fix it, I set my limit to one post. I’m hopeful that when this one short post shows up that it will kick start my feed back to working properly. Related Posts:test chatWhy the Mets should sit out the Josh Johnson...
Via Mets360.com
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Appreciating Ted Lilly

Ted Lilly retired the day before Thanksgiving, ending an abortive attempt to come back from a series of injuries to his neck and shoulder. The pain was mysterious, wrote the Los Angeles Times: “One day his neck is feeling fine, then it stiffens up and he can hardly turn his head, let alone pitch.” In order to try to manage the pain, he underwent a procedure where “doctors used...
Via Fangraphs
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest - a feast of free agents

I hope all of our American readers (which honestly, is about 98% of you) enjoyed their Thanksgiving weekend. Over the past week, we've had a couple of moves, including the following... -Both Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes signed with the Twins. -Ryan Vogelsong re-upped with the Giants. -Expert pitch framer Jose Molina stayed with the Rays. Also this past week, the...
Via The Outside Corner
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 11/30/13

I’m back! How are y’all? Did I miss much? Quite the homage to Ted Lilly.  While I was out, the Twins made a major free agent acquisition. More on this later. If the Twins wanted to make a play for a top pitcher, say Jeremy Hellickson, what would it take? SCOREBOARD (Wednesday) MAUI INVITATIONAL Minnesota 83, Chaminade 68 – The important thing is that they didn’t lose to...
Via The Rhino and Compass
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitcher Ted Lilly retires

Veteran left-handed pitcher Ted Lilly, who played for six teams during a 15-year Major League career, has announced his retirement. As reported by the Associated Press through ESPN.com, Lilly retired because of further problems with his shoulder and back.  He wanted to keep pitching if he could stay healthy and allow him to start every fifth day. But injuries limited him to 13 starts...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lefty Lilly officially retires after 15 seasons in majors

Ted Lilly is retiring after 15 seasons because of a troublesome shoulder and back. The 37-year-old left-hander is a two-time All-Star who pitched for Montreal, Oakland, Toronto, the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and Dodgers. For his career, he had a 130-113 record with a 4.14 ERA. Lilly recently went to winter ball in Venezuela, hoping to strengthen himself and land a job in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Left-hander Ted Lilly retiring after 15 seasons

Ted Lilly is retiring after 15 seasons because of a troublesome shoulder and back. The 37-year-old left-hander is a two-time All-Star who pitched for Montreal, Oakland, Toronto, the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and Dodgers. For his career, he had a 130-113 record with a 4.14 ERA. Lilly recently went to winter ball in Venezuela, hoping to strengthen himself and land a job in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran starting pitcher Ted Lilly calls it a career

Former Dodgers and Cubs starting pitcher Ted Lilly has retired at the age of 37. Lilly has made a total of just 13 starts over the last two years with the Dodgers while dealing with chronic neck problems along with an injured left shoulder. Lilly spent time with the Expos, Yankees, Athletics, Blue Jays, Cubs, and Dodgers over his career, logging most of his playing time with...
Via The Outside Corner
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly retires from baseball

Major League turnstiles will surely take a hit next season as the game’s biggest drawing card, Theodore Roosevelt Lilly, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Lilly was rehabbing in a Venezuelan winter league in hopes of getting back to the majors next spring after being released by the Dodgers this season, but decided to hang it up due to persistent neck and shoulder pain. Lilly...
Via Rumors and Rants
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran LHP Lilly, 37, to make decision on retirement soon

Left-hander Ted Lilly is expected to decide in the next few weeks whether to retire or try to pitch again following a recent neck operation to relieve pressure on his spine. Agent Larry O'Brien said Wednesday that Lilly had yet to make a final decision regarding his baseball future and would return from playing winter ball, then sit down and ponder what's next. ''...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly expected to decide soon on retirement

Left-hander Ted Lilly is expected to decide in the next few weeks whether to formally retire or try to pitch again following a recent neck procedure to relieve pressure on his spine. Agent Larry O'Brien says Lilly has not made a final decision regarding his baseball future and will return from playing winter ball, then sit down and ponder what's next. The lefty, who turns...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly retires from baseball

Ted Lilly is retiring from baseball. Lilly, 37, told Andreina Salas Guzman of Venezuelan newspaper El Universal that his body can no longer take the pain of pitching. Recently Lilly had the nerve endings on the right side of his neck cauterized by a spine specialist, enabling him to pitch in the Venezuelan Winter League. However he is dealing with pain in his back and shoulder...
Via Tireball.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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