Mark Prior and Me: A Life Story

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Mark Prior retired from baseball on Tuesday, which probably goes somewhere on this year's list of top "No sh*t, Sherlock" moments. Prior hadn't pitched in the big leagues since 2006, though he has attempted multiple comebacks throughout the years. The end officially came in a hotel lobby at baseball's Winter Meetings, ...

Mark Prior: Boston Red Sox Could Call-Up Former All-Star

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Mark Prior is still holding on to that major league dream and this time it may actually work out for him. The Boston Red Sox signed Prior to a minor league deal on May 2, and shockingly the righty has pitched well for Triple-A Pawtucket and could be on the ...

God Love Him, Mark Prior Is Still Trying

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Despite not actually participating in a major league game since 2006, Mark Prior is still pursuing his dream. The formerly dominant right-hander has tallied seven innings of work for the Orange County Flyers of the independent Golden Baseball League. Prior has been pitching in relief and has yet to allow an ...

A Cautionary Tale

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

It would seem that Nats fans are pretty jacked up for Tuesday's major league debut of Stephen Strasburg. The team, which generally can't draw gnats, is expecting to sell standing room only seats for the game against the Pirates. Certainly, the excitement is warranted. Strasburg zoomed through the minors, going 7-2 ...

Johnnie B. Bad?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

On Sunday, we learned that the San Diego Padres have officially given up on the Mark Prior Reclamation Project, putting a once incredibly promising career onto seemingly permanent ice. On Monday, the Cincinnati Reds announced that promising young hurler Edinson Volquez underwent Tommy John surgery and will not be pitching for ...