Mike Sweeney

Philadelphia Phillies #5 - First Base

  • Born: 07/22/73
  • Age: 41
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 225
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Mike Sweeney Joins Royals Front Office


The former oft-injured slugger will be a "Special Assistant to Baseball Operations"

Prospect Retrospective: Billy Butler, DH, Royals


The Royals have put designated hitter Billy Butler on the trading block. Here's a look at his development as a prospect and his potential future.

That one time nobody recognized A-Rod

This charming/sad story about an Alex Rodriguez dining experience in Kansas City reveals something. I'm just not sure what it is.


The Many Baserunnings of Jeff "Frenchy" Francoeur: A Top 20(ish)

As the season winds down on what will hopefully be Jeff Francoeur's final season in a Royals uniform I figured we should take a look at some of his great baserunning skills. Typing in "throws out...

All Star Drought


When Billy Butler came to the plate in the bottom of the 7th inning last night, it marked the first time since 2005 that a Royal player batted in an All-Star Game. Mike Sweeney, whose All-Star...

Royals Will Host Celebrity Softball Game, Featuring Jon Hamm And A Bunch Of Nobodys


The All-Star Celebrity Softball Game features a bunch of big-name Hollywood stars. And some baseball players or something; who cares, the important thing is Jon Hamm.

Just Five Weekday Afternoon Games? Kansas City Royals Not Offering Many Reasons To Skip Work In 2012


The Kansas City Royals schedule for 2012 has just five day game during the workweek. Plan your days off accordingly.

PHOTO: Mike Sweeney, Fashion Icon


Mike Sweeney is in Los Angeles for the Seattle Mariners game against the Angels on Thursday night. Here's a picture of Sweeney hanging out with Russell Branyan.

Five Angels Questions


As the team falters on the field, Angels fans have questions about the entertainment product off the field as much or more than what goes on between the lines on the field.

High & Inside: 3/29/11


Links from around the baseball blogosphere... 2011 staff predictions | The Hardball TimesThe consensus says the Red Sox will win the World Series. Mike Sweeney's Three (+1) Greatest Hits |...

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