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Trevor Hoffman

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  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 22)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 22)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Gonzalez and Orioles beat Red Sox, 4-2 Schmuck: Will Red...
  • Is Rivera the best closer of all time?

     Is Rivera the best closer of all time?
    Forever a cut above Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
  • Earning his stripes — again

    Ryne Sandberg has done it again. Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
  • Alumni Report: Josh Banks, Severna Park, baseball

    Josh Banks can throw five pitches: a fastball, a curve, a changeup, a split-fingered fastball and a cutter. That repertoire made him a star at Severna Park, got him a scholarship to Florida International and enticed the Toronto Blue Jays to draft him in...
  • More heartbreak for the Angels

    This shouldn't happen to anyone. But if a talented, 22-year-old pitcher was going to get killed hours after a brilliant performance, it figured it would be someone who played for the Los Angeles Angels. For a franchise only now entering middle age, the...
  • Catching up with original Marlin Pose

    The flight was short, but Scott Pose will never forget it. The Marlins had just concluded their exhibition season in Jacksonville and were headed south. On April 5, 1993, they would play their inaugural game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Outfielder...
  • Baseball GMs and movie studio chiefs: Are they really doing the same job?

     
    Going back to the earliest days of the show business, people have had an abiding fascination with the moguls who ran movie studios, from Irving Thalberg — who provided the raw material for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Last Tycoon” &#...
  • Mariano Rivera sets saves record

     
    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera set the major league record with his 602nd career save, pitching a perfect ninth inning Monday to preserve New York's 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins. With fans in Yankee Stadium standing and cheering from his......
  • Bill Plaschke: Mariano Rivera is great, but let's not overdo it

     
    Mariano Rivera, the New York Yankees legendary reliever, recorded his 602nd career save Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins to set baseball’s new career record. But let's not get carried away with the comparisons to some of baseball's all-...
  • Padres to retire Hoffman's number

    Padres to retire Hoffman's number
    SAN DIEGO -- The Padres announced Thursday they will retire the No. 51, worn by former pitcher Trevor Hoffman, in a ceremony in August. The event was scheduled for Aug. 21, following a day game against the Florida Marlins -- the team on which Hoffman...
  • Padres beat Giants in home opener

    Padres beat Giants in home opener
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego native Aaron Harang enjoyed a happy homecoming. In his first start with the Padres, the Patrick Henry High School graduate pitched six innings to lead the Padres (3-1) to a 3-1 win over the defending World Champion San Francisco...
  • Hoffman settling into new role with Padres

    Hoffman settling into new role with Padres
    SAN DIEGO -- For 18 seasons, Trevor Hoffman went to work in a baseball uniform, with AC/DC’s “Hells Bells” ringing through his ears. But with the exception of the Padres’ home opener on April 5th, when he emerged from the left...