Mad Dog

Hire Mad Dog now!

March 16, 2013 // 1 Comment

It’s a crime that Greg Maddux isn’t employed by the organization that knows him best. How do you let that mind work for another team? Craig Kimbrel is the latest [...]

Mad Dog joins Twitter

March 15, 2013 // 3 Comments

The greatest pitcher of his generation has joined Twitter: @realcj10 Hello Larry — greg maddux (@31gregmaddux) March 14, 2013 I wonder if serving as Team USA’s [...]

Ichiro pulls a Maddux

October 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

By now you’ve seen Ichiro’s nimble avoidance of Matt Wieters to score the first Yankees run Monday night. Did it remind you of this? (h/t Buster Olney)   [...]

The Junior Maddux

August 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

I’m downright giddy watching Kris Medlen twirl yet another gem. He’s not Greg Maddux — never will be.  No one will. But he’s the closest facsimile [...]

JJ and Mad Dog

April 24, 2012 // 8 Comments

JJ may just need to clear his head, writes Mark Bradley, who spoke with the now-Gwinnett Brave after his last start in Atlanta. “A lot of people get on me about how fast [...]

Cooperstown 2014

December 6, 2011 // 6 Comments

I had been a little unclear as to who was eligible when so thanks to DOB for clearing it up. Not only will Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine surely be first-ballot inductees that [...]

Bring back Mad Dog

October 1, 2011 // 9 Comments

Maddux‘s deal expires in December. He received a message from Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts last weekend, but said they have been playing phone tag so far. Maddux is not [...]

Rarefied air

May 29, 2011 // 6 Comments

I don’t compare anyone to Greg Maddux. But no Braves pitcher has come as close to the sustained excellence of Mad Dog as JJ in 2011. Consider: He’s pitched into [...]
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