Mike Hampton

Arizona Diamondbacks #21 - Pitcher

  • Born: 09/09/72
  • Age: 41
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 195

History: Johnson returns to Marlins in 2000

On this day in team history, free agent catcher Charles Johnson signed a five-year deal with Florida, marking a return to the Marlins for the player who was the franchise's first-ever draft pick in 1992. Johnson would be traded away again in 2002.

Angels' Next Manager: Griffin/Bogar

Both are already here. So who deserves the fancy title more?

This Date in Mets History: March 30

Buh-Buh-Buh-Benny and the Mets came up huge in Japan on this date in the year 2000.

This Date in Mets History: March 29

The Mets began their quest for an NL East title in the Far East on this date in 2000.

Verlander contract sets bar for Kershaw

Given the five-year extension signed by the Tigers' ace, $200 million for the Dodgers' ace doesn't seem out of the question.

De La Rosa's Bounce Back?

2012 was a lost season for De La Rosa as he recovered from Tommy John surgery. Can he become the De La Rosa of old in 2013?

Friday Rockpile: The Cost of Elite Pitching

If there is any aspect of the GM game the Rockies won't partake in, it is paying market value for elite pitching. At that market price, would you want them to?

Felix contract bodes well for Kershaw

The record $175 million contract signed by the Mariners' ace will certainly affect the Dodgers' ace. But will Kershaw be the first to top $200 million?

This Date in Mets History: December 23

Hampton comes alive! That is, he becomes a Met.

This Date in Mets History: December 9

Mike Hampton learns you can buy a lot of private schooling for $121,000,000.

How Barry Zito Developed as a Prospect

Prospect Retrospective and Career Profile: Barry Zito, LHP, San Francisco Giants

Astros History: The 1995 Season

A look at the 1995 Houston Astros team that came oh so close to the playoffs.

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