Results matching “schilling”
Aug 27, 2011, 8:02 PM EDT
It wasn’t his prettiest outing, but Tigers ace Justin Verlander became the first major league pitcher of the 2011 baseball season to reach the 20-win plateau in Saturday afternoon’s 6-4 victory over the Twins. Verlander yielded eight hits and four runs, and at one point allowed back-to-back homers to light-hitting Twins reserves Luke Hughes and…
Jul 8, 2011, 6:31 PM EDT
Curt Schilling just announced on Twitter that he’s auctioning of most of his baseball memorabilia collection, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Asperger’s Association of New England and the Shade Foundation. Lots Nos. 1-204 of the Hunt Auction’s Live Auction at MLB All-Star FanFest are from Schilling’s private collection. Highlights include a Roberto…
Jul 7, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT
You may be shocked to hear this, but someone put a microphone in front of Curt Schilling yesterday and he decided to say some stuff that made him sound all authoritative and above it all. Crazy, I know! Anybody who ever says performance-enhancing drugs didn’t help players produce offensive numbers is full of crap.” And with…
May 2, 2011, 5:02 PM EDT
Ultimately what baseball players think about the major issues of the day that aren’t baseball-related is rather unimportant, but I found this distinction to be 100% unsurprising. Here’s Mariano Rivera when asked about the death of Osama bin Laden by Ben Shpigel: “You do something like that, somewhere along the way you’re going to pay.…
Mar 24, 2011, 12:36 PM EDT
Random bits falling out of the Barry Bonds trial, as Bonds’ former buddy Steven Hoskins testified (for reasons that aren’t entirely clear) that Curt Schilling once bought a used Lamborghini from Jose Canseco. I’m guessing that was mentioned at some point in a random Canseco or Schilling feature story, but I find it to be…
Mar 19, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT
Answering questions on Twitter Saturday, Curt Schilling said that Manny Ramirez and Barry Bonds were the best hitters he encountered during his time on the mound, but that some artificial enhancement might have helped with that. From Schilling’s @gehrig38 account: Best modern day hitter, Manny RH Barry LH when they cheated, Gonzo LH Pujols RH…
Jul 27, 2010, 11:02 AM EDT
Remember kids, you can’t spell “gubernatorial” without “guber!” Former U.S. Sen. Lincoln Chafee is questioning whether Boston Red Sox great Curt Schilling faked his bloody sock in Game 6 of the 2004 AL championship series . . . Chafee said he doesn’t know if he trusts Schilling, and incorrectly said Schilling’s own teammates questioned whether…
Apr 4, 2010, 8:57 AM EDT
According to the Associated Press, six-time All-Star Curt Schilling has been hired as a baseball analyst for ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” and will make his debut during pregame coverage of tonight’s season opening game between the Yankees and Red Sox. He will also carry a few other responsibilities, including appearances on ESPN Radio and ESPNBoston.com. The…
Apr 1, 2010, 7:57 AM EDT
Curt Schilling was asked how he likes the Phillies this year. If you think his response was a diplomatic and conventional “I think they’ll be a good ballclub” kind of thing then you’re not familiar with Curt Schilling’s work: “I think trading Cliff Lee was the stupidest thing they’ve ever done, and they didn’t have…
Mar 10, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT
Electronic Arts has signed a deal to produce a video game from Curt Schilling’s company 38 Studios. Hiawatha Bray of the Boston Globe reports that the product “has nothing to do with sports” and will instead be “a single-player fantasy role playing game, still under development and code-named Project Mercury.” Here’s more from the story:…
Feb 8, 2010, 4:46 PM EDT
Curt Schilling, arguing that the Red Sox should sign Josh Beckett to a contract extension right now: Here’s why, barring some freakish medical issue which I assume he doesn’t have or there would be bigger problems, you sign Josh now. The one worry, other than health, you have when signing ANY player to a long…
Jan 24, 2010, 3:49 PM EDT
Update: Well, that didn’t last long. In a conversation with Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald this afternoon, Curt Schilling denied that he is attempting a comeback: “Nope,” he said. Carry on, everyone. 1:47 pm: One of his tweets this afternoon may lead some people to think so: “Working out again…..not sure I can add…
Dec 15, 2009, 1:52 PM EDT
Over at his personal website Curt Schilling posted his thoughts on the Red Sox signing John Lackey. Summarizing some of the interesting points: * “Holy #$!&!” (Note: That’s a direct quote.) * He doesn’t think signing Lackey “precludes them from signing” Jason Bay or Matt Holliday because “they have the money.” (Note: Presumably he wrote…
Nov 6, 2009, 8:55 AM EDT
It’s been five years since Curt Schilling and Pedro Martinez were less-than-perfectly-friendly teammates, yet old bloody sock can’t seem to let things go. After talking about how he didn’t care all that much for Pedro’s sense of humor and laid back personality back in Boston, Schilling brought some seriously oblivious irony to the table: “You…
Sep 25, 2009, 9:20 AM EDT
Curt Schilling, after saying that A-Rod is already starting to choke before the playoffs even start, tries to explain why A-Rod is a poor postseason performer: “For a guy that’s as good as he is, he still strikes out a lot. Guys who strike out a lot tend to have a tough time in October.”…
Sep 18, 2009, 1:38 PM EDT
Curt Schilling’s first season in Boston was 2004, and he went 21-6 with a 3.29 ERA in the regular season and 3-1 with a 3.57 ERA (and one bloody sock) in the playoffs as the Red Sox won their first World Series since 1918. Three seasons later a 40-year-old Schilling went 3-0 with a 3.00…
Sep 2, 2009, 5:18 PM EDT
It’s a long shot, but that won’t stop all of the fun specuation. Retired 200-game winner Curt Schilling on Wednesday told NECN that he hadn’t ruled out running for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by the late Ted Kennedy. The AP story can be found here.
San Francisco — and all of California — will consider a smokeless tobacco ban that includes MLB parks
Feb 25, 2015, 6:08 AM EDT
If these laws are passed, it would be illegal for anyone to use smokeless tobacco on any ball field, from tee-ball on up to Dodger Stadium. What say you, America?
Jan 8, 2015, 9:53 AM EDT
Calmer than you are, dude. And me.
Jan 6, 2015, 2:22 PM EDT
Randy Johnson leads the way at 97.3%.
Jan 6, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT
For the first time since 1955, four players were elected to the Hall of Fame.
Jan 6, 2015, 1:06 PM EDT
He’s Hall of Fame quality in my book. But really, did anyone think he’d be a first ballot guy before now?
Dec 24, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
Based on these results, no, we will not stick to baseball. Because you clearly don’t want us to.
Dec 22, 2014, 4:49 PM EDT
I got, like, 17 guys I’d put in. But I’ll pretend I can only pick ten.
Dec 21, 2014, 4:17 PM EDT
Is Smoltz really so different than Curt Schilling and Mike Mussina?
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