Sure, there remain some curmudgeonly, old-time members of the Baseball Writers Association of American who can't bring themselves to vote for Hoffman; the thought being that nearly all relievers should be kept out of Cooperstown.
Longtime Padres closer Trevor Hoffman owned a career 2.87 ERA and 601 saves over his 18-year career.
Well, the criteria given to voters by the Hall of Fame reads as such: "Voting shall be based upon the player's record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, and contributions to the team (s) on which the player played".
Jim Thome played baseball at Limestone High School and attended Illinois Central College holds a never-ending resume of success.
"I still can't believe it", Guerrero, the first position player from the Dominican Republic to make the Hall, told ESPN Deportes on Wednesday.
On Aug. 15, 2011, Thome became the eighth player in major-league history (at the time) to clear 600 homers when, one inning after collecting No. 599, he clobbered a 2-1 curveball from Tigers lefthander Daniel Schlereth into the Tigers' bullpen in Detroit. Executive vice president Dan Duquette acquired him June 30, 2012, from Philadelphia, perhaps inspired by an interleague series earlier that season in which Thome went 6-for-13 with a homer and four RBIs as the Phillies' designated hitter at Camden Yards. Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young victor, received 57.3 percent of the vote. For me, Clemens and Bonds, while imperfect, don't fit the category of "banished". Ex-Devil Ray Aubrey Huff didnt receive any votes and dropped off the ballot, as did Johnny Damon (eight votes).
They still have a chance to make a surge next year, because the ballot will not be almost so crowded with strong candidates. Jones knocked 468 home runs out of the park. "We talk about it at the Hall of Fame, and he just sent a letter to us that this is what we're going to send to the writers". Todd Helton, Andy Pettitte and the late Roy Halladay also will be first-time candidates.
Diversified Trust Co's holdings in Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. were worth $872,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Summit Midstream Partners by 4.2% in the second quarter.
However, he shares Giraldi's view that the USA leadership wouldn't support the creation of an independent Kurdish entity in Syria. He said that Turkey may expand its operations after Afrin has been cleared. "Some people misspoke.
The election of Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC president has not yet seen the removal of Jacob Zuma as ANC president. The ruling party stated that although plans are underway to remove Zuma, no date have been fixed yet.
Sharapova served the suspension for taking controversial medication meldonium during the 2016 Australian Open . A forehand cross-court victor set up the break point, and a backhand victor put her a game away from victory.
Indeed, Oxlade-Chamberlain broke the deadlock in the ninth minute of the Reds' 4-3 win against Manchester City on Sunday. The Portuguese was at Anfield on Boxing Day when Swansea were thrashed 5-0 under Leon Britton's caretaker command.
She explained that she and Rodgers first met at the 2012 ESPY Awards. "Now I am probably going to cheer for the whole team". And on Monday the beauty, 35, finally confirmed the news as she told the Associated Press , 'Yes, Aaron and I are dating'.
Google has plans to bring its audiobooks to other platforms like iOS in the near future, keep your ears open for more details. Over the weekend, a dedicated section for Audiobooks spotted on Google Play, and now the company has made it official.
With the date for the release of the controversial movie nearing, members of the Karni Sena on Monday blocked roads in Ujjain. The petition has requested the court to review its order that lifted the ban on the government-imposed ban on the movie.
A "vote for net neutrality" lists all senators and whether they have supported the bill and encourages people to the holdouts. Republicans have used the act to repeal regulations from the Obama administration, the report said.
Acer's Chromebook Spin 11 Gives You Computing on the Cheap
Consumers can choose among three screens - 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 IPS touchscreen, IPS non-touchscreen, or non-touch TN panel. Acer has announced a new Chromebook called the Spin 11 , a convertible design with a 360-hinge and 11.6-inch touchscreen.
Tesla Model S on Autopilot smashed into a firetruck
The board advised Tesla to make a number of changes to the Autopilot system to make it safer and the carmaker did make a few. It warns drivers not to delegate responsibility for watching the road to the onboard computer.
'Serial killer' arrested over Zainab's rape, murder
ATC judge Sheikh Sajjad will conduct hearing in the case. "I will request the political parties to support my wish", Sharif said. A police district official told Al Jazeera: 'The suspect's name is Imran and he lives in the same [area] where Zainab lived.
Sixers' Joel Embiid to UFC heavyweight: 'I'd kick his a**'
On the season, he's averaging 13.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 0.6 steals, 1.0 blocks, and 1.4 3-pointers per game. The starters were announced on TNT an hour before tipoff of the Sixers' nationally televised game against the Celtics .
GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa
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US Seeks New Nukes for New Kinds of Nuclear War
Many critics disagree with these lines of thinking, but the proposals appear to have broad support within the Pentagon. The other is a nuclear-tipped cruise missile , a revival of a system that had been dropped from the arsenal in 2010.
Apple to pay $38bn on overseas money pile
As part of its five-year investment plan, Apple said it will build another headquarters and hire some 20,000 people. The company also said they expected to pay about $ 38 billion for its one-time repatriation of cash back to the U.S.