Smith then sought out Carl Hubbell, one of the best pitchers in big-league
Spackman now knows someone with just about every major-league team, and prime seats await her whenever she visits big-league
closer Jason Isringhausen was able to return to baseball after three Tommy Johns, but he doesn't count his second--it was the result of his own carelessness following his second procedure.
Clemens struck out his first big-league
hitter in 1984, his first year in the major leagues.
Tomalia, the developer of starburst dendrimers, has become the most vocal promoter of big-league
The club Wednesday finally announced its list of players who will be in big-league
camp on minor-league contracts, and it's a big list of 27 players, including veterans and prospects from the minor-league system.
Which is not to say that Daniel Nava is headed for Cooperstown, but he is doing a heck of Boggs impersonation to begin his big-league
Fiction fans would do well hunt down Out at the Old Ball count of big-league
life, or Patricia Nell Warren's The Front Runner (1974; Wildcat, $21.95), the godfather of all homo-jock literature, about a gay track coach and the star runner who becomes his lover.
"Big Lee" Smith (6-foot-5, 220 pounds) has been a mainstay at the Cubs annual fan convention in January in recent years, and he spent his first eight of 18 seasons on the North Side, recording 180 of his 478 big-league
saves with the Cubs.
In 243 big-league
games, he has hit .287 with 13 home runs and 92 RBIs.
In 36 big-league
games, he has made nine starts, going 6-5 with a 3.16 ERA.
La Stella led the major leagues in pinch hits (24) and pinch-hit batting average (.312), while his 11 RBI tied for the big-league
Buchholz's 2008 big-league
season ended in Baltimore Aug.
"Obviously, we made some very high-profile moves in the first year and you're then in the position of having some young guys develop at the big-league
level and having a need to be patient for players to develop at the minor-league level.
On April 16, just weeks after learning he didn't make the White Sox's big-league
roster out of spring training, Cordell slammed into the center- field wall at BB & T Ballpark in Charlotte.