Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Dontrelle Willis

I’m sure you are thinking shouldn’t this be …a what happened to Dontrelle Willis post? Well considering his career was rather short as opposed to what was expected … Why not make it an Old School Tuesday moment.  In a short career (2003-2011) Willis won rookie of the year with the Florida Marlins (2003) aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Dontrelle Willis”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Randy Johnson

This week Baseball will announce it’s Hall of fame class of 2015 and one of the ones reportedly annou8nced will be the Big Unit …Randy Johnson, so it was fitting that Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday would Feature …Randy Johnson and few others who made the list a possible Hall of Famers. So we begin withContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Randy Johnson”

D-Backs pick ex-major leaguer Dave Stewart as GM

By BOB BAUM (AP Sports Writer) PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have made 16-year major league pitcher Dave Stewart the franchise’s senior vice president and general manager. In a restructuring of the front office under Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa, the team also named De Jon Watson senior vice president/baseball operations. Stewart calledContinue reading “D-Backs pick ex-major leaguer Dave Stewart as GM”

Diamondbacks fire Kevin Towers as General Manager

You knew at some point this was coming, when Tony LaRussa took over as Head of Baseball Operations in Arizona the writing was on the wall for Kevin Towers… ”Over the past three months, I have had the opportunity to evaluate all aspects of our baseball operations and have decided to restructure our staff inContinue reading “Diamondbacks fire Kevin Towers as General Manager”

Minor leaguer released for allegedly stealing teammate’s stuff during game

Wow …you can’t make this up. According to the following report apparently baseball games are way too long if players have this much time on their hands. Check out the follwing article … By David Brown Get caught stealing second base, and you go back to the dugout. Get caught stealing from one of yourContinue reading “Minor leaguer released for allegedly stealing teammate’s stuff during game”

Washington Nationals hire Matt Williams as manager

According to a published report on AP: By HOWARD FENDRICH (AP Sports Writer) WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade ago, when Matt Williams was still a third baseman, and Mike Rizzo was still climbing the front-office rungs, the future general manager thought he noticed the makings of a future skipper. Well, here they are.Continue reading “Washington Nationals hire Matt Williams as manager”