Mike Scioscia

  • Mike Scioscia Is Now The Bill Walsh Of Major League Baseball…Minus Two Titles

    Mike Scioscia Is Now The Bill Walsh Of Major League Baseball…Minus Two Titles

    November 5, 2010 at 11:30 am 2 comments

    This may surprise you: Bill Walsh was only a head coach for 10 seasons, all in San Francisco. And in that time, Walsh won three Super Bowls. But just as impressive is Walsh’s coaching tree. Six of Walsh’s assistant coaches went on to be head coaches in either the NFL […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Could Be The Next Manager Of The Dodgers

    Joe Maddon Could Be The Next Manager Of The Dodgers

    November 4, 2010 at 8:00 am 12 comments

    While looking for something else, we came across an ESPN.com story we had somehow missed back in August (we feel like we have let you down). In this piece by Arash Markazi, Maddon is asked what he misses most about Southern California… “Outside of seeing my wife?” he said, raising […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Magic Number Is Now 32

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Magic Number Is Now 32

    August 21, 2008 at 2:06 pm 2 comments

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Troy Percival will throw from a mound on Monday and said he could pitch now but will throw a couple of bullpen sessions until the team deems him ready. [St. Pete Times] Joe Maddon’s managerial style is certainly unique. John Romano says Maddon has “ignored the safer, […]

     
  • [PAPA JOE MADDON] Criterion For Being A Good Manager: No High Draft Picks

    [PAPA JOE MADDON] Criterion For Being A Good Manager: No High Draft Picks

    August 19, 2008 at 2:15 pm 18 comments

    With the Rays in thick of their first playoff chase, we haven’t spent a lot of time contemplating whether Joe Maddon deserves the AL Manager of the Year award. But is going from worst to first and beating the two teams in the AL East that have won 6 of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]