Gary Sheffield

New York Mets #10 - Left Field

  • Born: 11/18/68
  • Age: 45
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 215

Bud Selig's history (or lack thereof) in San Diego

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A brief look at what sort of impact the outgoing commissioner has had in the town that just named part of their ballpark for him.

Stanton has good chance for 40 homers in 2014

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has yet to reach 40 home runs in a single season, but thanks to a recent hot streak of long balls, he is back on track for that mark in 2014.

Javier Baez Day: Cubs phenom arrives in the majors

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The Chicago Cubs have promoted top prospect Javier Baez to the major leagues. Here's a look at what to expect.

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Albert Pujols hits 500th career home run

Albert Pujols is the first player to join the 500 home run club since Gary Sheffield in 2009.

Hitting for power and making contact

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Baseball's best power hitters rarely possess elite contact ability. Over the past 40 years, which hitters have best paired power with the ability to not strike out?

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More players will face the HOF cap dilemma

National Baseball Hall of Fame cap logo waffling will be rampant in coming years. We look at players who will have a dilemma on their hands and their heads.

Sheff Turns 45: Ten Cards of Number Ten

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This is the second time in about three weeks that I've compiled a 10-card post on the birthday of someone who wore number 10 with the Padres. Bip Roberts got the treatment for his fiftieth...

History: Marlins complete sweep of SF in '97 NLDS

On this day in team history, Florida rode a grand slam from Devon White to a 6-2 victory over the Giants in Game 3 of the 1997 NLDS. The victory completed a sweep for the Marlins in their...

History: Rapp, offense dominate in 1995 blowout

On this day in history, Pat Rapp tamed the hitter-friendly confines of Coors Field, hurling a complete-game, one-hit shutout against the Rockies. The Marlins' bats were just as impressive in the...

Vlad Calls It A Day and Retires

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The 2004 American League MVP and Angel favorite retires after battling knee issues.

History: Sheffield delivers walk-off win in 1997

On this day in team history, the Marlins got a walk-off home run from Gary Sheffield to keep their winning streak alive during the 1997 pennant race. By doing so, Florida also completed a sweep of...

The Hall of Fame-ish hitter and the ace reliever

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Did Gary Sheffield turn Jason Grilli from a journeyman relief pitcher into one of baseball's best closers?

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