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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

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

Ted Lilly still pitching in Venezuelan winter league after having nerve endings in neck cauterised

Ted Lilly certainly isn’t going to give up easily on his attempt to return to the major leagues in 2014. According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet, Lilly has undergone a procedure to have nerve endings in his neck cauterized, in order to relieve the pain in that area. The information came from Lilly’s agent, Larry O’Brien, who said the procedure had been beneficial for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly not ready to retire

Ted Lilly made only five starts last season for the Los Angeles Dodgers but the left handed pitcher is not ready to call it a career just yet. Lilly, 37, dealt with a chronic neck injury last season but will pitch for Navegantes del Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League as he attempts to return to the majors for another season. Ted Lilly will pitch in the Venezuelan winter league...
Via Tireball.com
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Giants Rumors: Lilly, Vogelsong, Zito and Pagan

Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors Yesterday the San Francisco Giants were close to inking pitcher Ted Lilly to a minor league deal. The deal was then called off after the Giants reviewed Lilly’s medical record. I’m not really sure what the thought process was of wanting to bring Lilly in this late in the season. I would rather see our young arms in the farm system...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants add veteran Ted Lilly

The San Francisco Giants have signed left handed pitcher Ted Lilly to a contract. Lilly, 37, was let go by the Los Angeles Dodgers this past weekend after compiling a 5.09 ERA in 23 innings of work. Under the terms of Lilly’s contract he will make a start for Triple-A Fresno after which the Giants will make a decision on his future. Source: #SFGiants sign Ted Lilly to a split contract...
Via Tireball.com
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

LHP Lilly designated for assignment by Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have designated injury-plagued left-hander Ted Lilly for assignment and recalled utilityman Elian Herrera from Triple-A Albuquerque. The moves were made Thursday by the NL West leaders. Lilly, 37, was 0-2 with a 5.09 ERA in five starts this season, and has been on the disabled list three times. He missed the first 3 1-2 weeks while recovering from shoulder...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers designate Lilly for assignment, recall Herrera

LOS ANGELES The Dodgers designated pitcher Ted Lilly for assignment Thursday, a move they preferred not to make but felt they were forced to. Lilly, who was activated from the disabled list on Wednesday, refused the teams request to pitch in the minors, so the Dodgers essentially let him go. Hes likely to be picked up on waivers by another team or become a free agent. To take...
Via Fox Sports West
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lilly placed on DL again by Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have scratched left-hander Ted Lilly from his scheduled start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves and placed the 37-year-old left-hander on the 15-day disabled list because of a neck sprain. This is Lilly's third trip this season to the DL, which is retroactive to June 5. He has made only five starts, going 0-2 with a 5.09 ERA. He missed the first 19...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers: Matt Magill to start Sunday in place of Ted Lilly

Ted Lilly will not make his scheduled Sunday start against the Atlanta Braves. Lilly is dealing with a neck issue and has made just five starts this season after beginning the year late due to a strained rib cage. In Lilly’s place the Dodgers will start Matt Magill. Magill has struggled during his stints in the majors posting 6.38 ERA and a 1.88 WHIP in five starts. The Dodgers...
Via Tireball.com
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lilly available out of pen before Saturday start

Dodgers starting pitcher Ted Lilly was activated from the disabled list on Monday. The left hander will be available for use out of the Dodgers pen on Tuesday but manager Don Mattingly is hopeful that the next time Lilly takes the mound will be on Saturday against St. Louis. Lilly last  pitched on April 29 against Colorado. On the season the 37-year-old is 0-1 with a 5.63 ERA and...
Via Tireball.com
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers place Lilly on DL, activate Kershaw

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed left-hander Ted Lilly on the 15-day disabled list with a strain in his right rib cage and activated Friday night starter Clayton Kershaw from the bereavement list. Kershaw was to pitch the opener of a weekend series against the San Francisco Giants on regular rest after being away from the club following the death of his...
Via Fox Sports West
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers activate Kershaw, send Ted Lilly to DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers activated starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw from the bereavement list in time for the left hander to make his Friday start. The Dodgers also placed Ted Lilly on the disabled list with a rib cage injury. Kershaw has a 1.73 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 47/12 K/BB ratio in 41 2/3 innings over his first six starts this season. He left the team on Monday but was never in...
Via Tireball.com
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

When Colorado Rockies offense gets it going, they are tough to beat

The Rockies offense slugged, but Tyler Chatwood was impressive.The Colorado Rockies are built to score runs. They proved that on Monday night in Los Angeles.Taking on Ted Lilly, who has owned the Rockies, going 7-1 in his last eight starts against the purple pinstripes. Lilly lasted three innings, getting battered around for five runs, four earned, on eight hits. Dexter Fowler started...
Via Rockies Review
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lilly lasts 3 innings in Dodgers' blowout loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nolan Arenado hit his first major league home run, and Wilin Rosario and Dexter Fowler also homered, as the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-2 on Monday night. Arenado, one of the Rockies' top prospects playing in his second big league game, had his first three hits. His two-run homer in the fourth made it 12-0. Tyler Chatwood (1-0) shut...
Via Fox Sports West
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Matt Harvey vs. Ted Lilly (4/24/13)

Will he pitch a shutout? Will he hit a HR? Find out what Matt Harvey will do to add to his legend tonight as he leads the Mets against the Dodgers. First pitch is 7:10 pm. LOADING...Powered by Quick Chat Related Posts:Mets Game Chatter – 7/26/12Mets Game Chatter – 8/10/12test chatMets Game Chatter – 7/31/12Mets Game Chatter – 8/22/12
Via Mets360.com
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly struggles in rehab outing

The Los Angeles Dodgers will have to make a decision soon on Ted Lilly but for now it appears that the left hander will be asked to make an additional rehab start. On Wednesday Lilly allowed six runs over six innings of work while pitching at Triple-A Albuquerque. In the outing Lilly gave eight hits and a walk while striking out five. The 37-year-old struggled in his first rehab...
Via Tireball.com
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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