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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Articles tagged: Kirk Gibson

Kirk Gibson reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Former Arizona Diamondbacks manager and MLB legend Kirk Gibson revealed on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Gibson, who managed the Diamondbacks from 2010-2014 and returned to the broadcast booth with Fox Sports Detroit this season, has not called a game since Opening Day. We now know why. “I have faced many…Read More

Kirk Gibson, Alan Trammell fired by Diamondbacks

Who couldn’t see this one coming? The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Friday that Kirk Gibson and Alan Trammell have been “relieved of their duties” aka fired. This move was inevitable ever since Tony La Russa was hired in May as the team’s chief baseball operator. First it was GM Kevin Towers who got the axe…Read More

Kirk Gibson gives ejected Evan Marshall fist bump for hitting Ryan Braun

Evan Marshall was ejected in the 7th inning of Tuesday’s Diamondbacks-Brewers game for hitting Ryan Braun with a pitch, and Arizona manager Kirk Gibson couldn’t have been prouder. Marshall needed two pitches to intentionally hit Braun because he threw behind the slugger the first pitch of the at-bat before finally nailing him on the hip…Read More

Kirk Gibson rips Ryan Braun

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson has always been one of the most outspoken people in baseball when it comes to performance-enhancing drug use. He is anĀ advocate for harsher penalties against steroid users, and, as you might expect, he is not a huge fan of Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun. Gibson is bothered not only by…Read More

Kirk Gibson to Jeff Samardzija: ‘Shut the (bleep) up and pitch’

Jeff Samardzija has been piling up a ton of strikeouts as a starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs this year, and that trend continued during a 12-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Samardzija fanned 11 hitters in 6 1/3 innings of work, but he was charged with two runs that scored after he…Read More

Kirk Gibson: MLB needs ‘much stronger’ penalties for failed drug tests

In the wake of Melky Cabrera’s 50-game suspension for elevated levels of testosterone, you can easily understand why some of the teams who have played against the Giants would be upset. As is the case with any player who used illegal performance-enhancing substances, the Giants technically cheated during the games in which Cabrera played. If…Read More

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