Russ Springer

Cincinnati Reds #50 - Pitcher

  • Born: 11/07/68
  • Age: 45
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 225

Mariano Rivera: We were lucky to have him

Who were his minor league teammates, and how lucky were we to see him become such a dominant force in major league baseball.

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Donte Whitner & Ted Ginn Jr. go back to Cleveland

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Every NFL player got their start in HS. Some were stars, some had just discovered the game. Now, six of them are going back to lend a surprise hand.

History: Johnson gets 3000th K against Marlins

On this day in team history, the Marlins became the victims for Randy Johnson's 3000th career strikeout. Pitching for Arizona, Johnson struck out Mike Lowell in the fourth inning to attain the...

This Day In Astros History: June 10, 2005

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Wandy picks up his second big league victory and the Astros are still a staggering 11 games under .500 in the same year they went to the World Series

Sprung from Springer

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Tim Wakefield is one of the two active members of the last winning Pirates team and one of the five active members of the last losing Red Sox team. ...

The Yankees' Lost Years Are Now But A Memory

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Russ Springer retired over the weekend. Why is that significant? Because Springer was the last active player to have played for a losing Yankee team. Springer, 42, was drafted by the Yankees in the...

Notes: or, the last time I mention Mark McGwire, at least this week

Notes: or, the last time I mention Mark McGwire, at least this week

Ongoing Debate: The "Hidden" Value Of Veterans?

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A look at the "intangible" value veteran players bring to a young team -- and why it's not so intangible at all.

Tampa Bay Rays Offer Type-B Free Agents Brian Shouse & Gregg Zaun Salary Arbitration; Designate Jeff Bennett for Assignment

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Per Topkin's Twitter. No big loss with Jeff Bennett if he's plucked off waivers. Could've been useful, turned out not to be. Such is a scene in the life of a right-handed middle reliever. The...

ANGELS ALL TIME JERSEY ROSTER - #40

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Angels Uniform #40 1961: Jerry Casale and Jim Donohue 1962: Jim Donohue and Dan Osinski 1963, 64: Dan Osinski 1965: Rudy May 1969: Ken Tatum and Bob Priddy and Lloyd Allen 1973 - 80: Frank Tanana 1...

Carl Crawford, Brian Shouse, Gregg Zaun, and Russ Springer Each Receive Type-B Status

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Per Ed Price. Crawford won't reach free agency, Zaun and Shouse have options which may be declined, and Springer is a true free agent. The questions now are whether any of them will be offered...

Thursday TCB Trivia Question: Flashback to the 1999 NLDS, Braves vs. Astros

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Thursday TCB Trivia Question: Flashback to the 1999 NLDS, Braves vs. Astros

Sweep Emotion! Tigers 5, Rays 3

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The Detroit Tigers staged yet another late-inning comeback against the Tampa Bay Rays. This time, Brandon Inge was the hero, hitting a ninth-inning grand slam off Russ Springer.

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