Posts Tagged Maddux

  • Maddux fine going into HOF with no team on cap

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Greg Maddux, whose Hall of Fame career was highlighted by pitching success with both the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, will go into the HOF this summer without a team logo on his cap. Maddux, who is a special assistant to Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, talked about the d...

  • ‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’ commercial from 1999 stars Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine (video)

    Great find by Big League Stew that serves as a stark and sobering reminder how the past can look much, much different given its context in history and how perceptions can completely change over time. It’s especially fitting given it stars Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, who were voted into the Hall o...

  • Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas headed to the MLB Hall of Fame

    The MLB Hall of Fame went from a no-new member class last year, to its first 3-member class; as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are the Class of 2014 and the first three first-timers since 1999. Please click here to read this story. The post Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas headed...

  • Maddux, Glavine look to enter Cooperstown together

    There were a lot of guys who threw harder than Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine. No one knew more about pitching. Mad Dog and Glav were stalwarts in the Atlanta Braves rotation, a potent 1-2 punch for an entire decade on a team that made the playoffs year after year. Now, they have a chance to come tog...

  • Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine Deserve to Be First-Ballot Hall of Famers

    Being inducted into the Hall of Fame in any sport is an unmatched honor. It's the crowning achievement acknowledging a lifetime of hard work. Perhaps in no other sport is enshrinement more meaningful than in professional baseball. The selection process in baseball is much more stringent than in othe...

  • Maddux confident Darvish will return ready

    FORT WORTH, Texas Texas right-hander Yu Darvish is back in Japan training without the Rangers keeping tabs on him. That's fine with Texas pitching coach Mike Maddux. "He'll be on his own," Maddux said. "You've got to remember he's a veteran player. He's 25, but he's a veteran player. I'm pretty s...

  • Greg Maddux ready to help Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers pitching staff has come so far over the last few years that not even future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux is sure what he has contribute to the team. Maddux began his job as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels Tuesday by taking part in the winter devel...

  • Texas Rangers Add Greg Maddux to Formidable Coaching Staff

    Greg Maddux was one of the best pitcher's of his generation—if not all time—over his 23-season Major League career spent mainly with the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves.Now it's time to see if Maddux can lend some of his pitching prowess to the Texas Rangers' staff as he has reportedly b...

  • Greg Maddux joining brother to help Rangers

    One of the possible perks for Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux about the managerial job with the Chicago Cubs was the possible opportunity to work with his brother Greg. As it turns out, it will happen even though the Cubs hired somebody else. A source confirmed that future Hall of Famer G...

  • The Chicago Cubs Have Found Their Man and His Name Is Mike Maddux

    It's not official yet, but if Mike Maddux did half as well talking to Theo Epstein and crew as he did with the media after his session with them, I think we have the new manager of the Chicago Cubs. Maddux was funny and confident after the thorough interview session with the Cubs. That was in stark ...