Tagged: ‘Joe Torre’

Bobby Cox Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
December 9th, 2013 at 11:27 AM
That National Baseball Hall of Fame has announced that former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox has been elected by the Veterans Committee on his first ballot and will be officially inducted next July in Cooperstown. Cox guided the Braves to a World Championship in 1995, highlighting a record string of 14...

Former Atlanta Braves Skipper Bobby Cox on Hall of Fame Ballot
November 5th, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Baseball's Veteran's Committee will vote next month on the National Baseball Hall of Fame Expansion Era ballot that will feature three prominent managers of the past generation, Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa, and Joe Torre. The sixteen member committee will vote on a 12-man ballot that also includes manager Billy Martin, players...

Expanded Instant Replay Coming to Major League Baseball in 2014
August 15th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
After meeting with representatives from all 30 Major League Baseball teams, commissioner Bud Selig announced that expanded instant replay review is coming to the game, Yahoo! Sports reports. The proposed measure will be voted on in November. MLB vice president Joe Torre presented the ideas to the teams on Wednesday; the...

Major League Baseball “Confident” in Expanded Replay Next Season
July 17th, 2013 at 5:02 PM
Major League Baseball is poised to expand its instant replay system for the 2014 season, Sports Illustrated reports. MLB rules, instituted beginning in the 2008 season, currently only allow for replays initiated by umpires on disputed home run calls. Any changes, which would need to be agreed upon by the players...

Atlanta Braves’ Kris Medlen and Craig Kimbrel to Pitch for Team USA
January 17th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
The World Baseball Classic is set for it's third installment this spring, and two prominent members of the Atlanta Braves pitching staff have been invited by manager Joe Torre to take part: Kris Medlen and Craig Kimbrel. Medlen, led the major league in nearly every category over the second half of...