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  Greg Maddux Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Greg Maddux was born on Thursday, April 14, 1966, in San Angelo, Texas.
Maddux was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 2, 1986, with the Chicago Cubs.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Greg Maddux baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=maddugr01   (283 words)

  ESPN - Maddux agrees to three-year deal with Cubs - MLB
Maddux brought his career full circle Tuesday night when he decided to sign with the Cubs, the team that gave him his start in the majors.
Maddux, who spent the last 11 years with the Atlanta Braves, was the last major free agent to agree to a deal.
Maddux may not be the pitcher he was in his youth, but he is still one of the game's most effective ones.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=1737634   (853 words)

 cy young Award, Greg Maddux
Maddux is a right-handed pitcher famous for his accuracy and his skill to psyche out hitters.
Greg graduated from Valley High School and was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the second round of the 1984 amateur draft.
Maddux played his best season in 1995, posting a finish of 19-2 record with an unbelievable 1.63 ERA in a year when the overall National League ERA was 4.23.
www.cyyounngpitchers.com /greg.html   (448 words)

 Greg Maddux : USAToday.com - Greg Maddux Biography from USAToday.com
Greg Maddux struck out six in six innings and combined with three relievers on a shutout of the Giants on Wednesday night.
Greg Maddux was charged with four runs and a loss in 5 1/3 innings versus the Rockies on Friday.
Maddux was set to be replaced by Scott Strickland when the tarp came out for the beginning of the sixth inning.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=1452   (450 words)

 Greg Maddux - WikiChicago   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greg Maddux was born April 14, 1966 in San Angelo, Texas, but spent much of his youth growing up in Las Vegas.
Maddux won his first Cy Young Award that season and signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Braves after he was unable to reach an agreement with Cubs’ management.
Maddux pitched in the postseason each season he was in Atlanta (1993-2003) other than 1994 because the playoffs were canceled.
www.wikichicago.com /index.php?title=Greg_Maddux   (927 words)

 Greg Maddux - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Maddux won the Cy Young Award as the league's best pitcher four years in a row (1992-95), the first to do so.
The 1994 and 1995 awards were by unanimous vote, placing Maddux with Sandy Koufax as the only pitchers so honored twice in a row.
Greg Maddux uses his smarts to reach for the stars.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-MadduxGrg.html   (661 words)

 ESPN.com: MLB - From performer to mentor, Maddux does it all
Greg Maddux is the rare athlete who does indeed improve his teammates.
No, Maddux is a human pitching course, every start another lecture in a series from which onlookers have no choice but to learn.
Maddux doesn't talk about getting hitters out; he speaks of getting at-bats "over with." No other pitcher has such a talent for not making hitters miss, but getting them to hit the ball poorly enough to get themselves out.
espn.go.com /mlb/columns/schwarz_alan/1466992.html   (795 words)

 PTBL Hall of Fame - Greg Maddux
Maddux was the second active pitcher chosen for induction into the inaugural Hall of Fame class.
Maddux was a mainstay of the Splendid Splinters rotation after arriving in a trade with Cocoa in 1998, including winning the first of his two Hope Trophies with his record-setting 29-7, 1.90 ERA season of 1999.
Maddux is the all-time record holder in many categories for excellence and longevity.
home.comcast.net /~dueling21/history/hallfame/maddux_greg.html   (89 words)

 Greg Maddux at AllExperts
Maddux was drafted in the second round of the 1984 amateur draft by the Chicago Cubs, making his Major League debut in September 1986 after some time in the minor leagues.
Maddux's second stint with the Cubs lasted until mid-season 2006, when for the first time in his career, he was traded, sent to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Cesar Izturis on July 31, 2006.
Maddux is also known as the best-fielding active pitcher in the game, having earned 15 Gold Glove Awards, one shy of the major-league record of 16 shared by Jim Kaat and Brooks Robinson.
en.allexperts.com /e/g/gr/greg_maddux.htm   (1983 words)

 2006 Cubs Spring Training
Greg Maddux pitches at Hohokam Park in Mesa, AZ on Tureday March 7, 2006.
Greg Maddux pitches at Hohokam Park in Mesa, AZ on Tuesday March 7, 2006.
Greg Maddux pitches at Hohokam Park in Mesa, AZ on Monday March 27, 2006.
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 Death To The Inverted W
Some of this can also be due to trying to keep their fingers on top of the ball as long as possible (which I also think is a dangerous cue).
What I have my pitchers do is, ala Greg Maddux, Nolan Ryan, and Roger Clemens, break their hands with their hands (not their elbows) and keep their PAS hand more level with, if not slightly above, the level of their PAS elbow.
If you look at the arm action of guys like Greg Maddux and Randy Johnson, you will see that their PAS elbow always stays below the level of their shoulders as Randy Johnson's and Greg Maddux's PAS elbows are doing in the photos above.
chrisoleary.com /projects/Baseball/Pitching/RethinkingPitching/Essays/DeathToTheInvertedW.html   (1317 words)

 The Baseball Zealot: September 2005 Archives
Greg Maddux has 17 straight seasons in which he has achieved 15 or more victories.
Maddux rose to the challenge in his first start of his trilogy toward fifteen, shutting out the Milwaukee Brewers for eight innings, 3-0.
Maddux needed to win out to get 15 wins this year to keep his streak of 15 win seasons going.
www.thebaseballzealot.com /archives/2005/09   (7675 words)

 Greg Maddux | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greg defeated his brother Mike, of the Philadelphia Phillies, on September 29, 1986, in the first match-up of rookie brothers in major league history.
Maddux entered the game as a pitcher in the 18th and surrendered a home run to Billy Hatcher, which proved to be the vital run in the 'Stros 8-7 victory.
Maddux had his first loss in the big leagues, having suffered it in an 18-inning game that featured 30 hits, 53 players, 17 pitchers, and took five hours and 14 minutes to play.
www.thebaseballpage.com /players/maddugr01.php   (1353 words)

 Maddux returning to Cubs - The Boston Globe
Greg Maddux is going back where he started, deciding yesterday to sign with the Chicago Cubs, according to the Associated Press.
The addition of Maddux, who is just 11 wins shy of 300, gives the Cubs one of the strongest rotations in the game.
Maddux may not be the pitcher he was in his youth, but he is still one of the game's most effective ones.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2004/02/18/maddux_returning_to_cubs   (431 words)

 Braves 400 Club's All-Time Atlanta Braves Team   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Possibly the finest pitcher of his era, Greg Maddux is the only man ever to win four consecutive Cy Young Awards (1992-95), the last three coming with the Braves and the last two by unanimous vote.
In his eight seasons with Atlanta, Maddux has averaged 18 victories and could well be on his way to the exclusive 300-win clube (he has 240 at age 34).
Maddux is an eight-time NL All-Star (six with the Braves) and has won 11 consecutive Gold Glove Awards.
www.braves400.org /event_alltime_maddux.html   (171 words)

 USATODAY.com - Dodgers express interest in Greg Maddux   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maddux, who turns 38 in April, has won 289 major league games, including 15 or more in a record 16 straight seasons.
Colborn worked for the Cubs during Maddux's time there and Maddux's brother, Mike, pitched for the Dodgers in 1999, when Tracy was the team's bench coach.
Maddux is 289-163 with a 2.89 ERA in his 18-year career.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/2004-02-03-maddux-dodgers-talk_x.htm   (416 words)

 (AP) Greg Maddux, Padres Near $10M Deal | WKRN.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greg Maddux and the San Diego Padres neared agreement Tuesday night on a $10 million, one-year contract.
Details on Maddux's potential contract with the Padres were disclosed by two people familiar with the talks who spoke in condition of anonymity...
Maddux, who turns 41 on April 14, is 333-203 with a 3.07 ERA in his career.
www.wkrn.com /nashville/news/ap-greg-maddux-padres-near-10m-deal/63782.htm   (552 words)

 Kat's Contemplations: Greg Maddux
Greg Maddux pitches in a time where there are 5 man rotations, the mound is lower, the likes of Alex Rodriguez and Barry Bonds are playing, and starters rarely go past 7 innings.
Greg Maddux has had a very off year, starting the 2003 season horribly, but he still only has 33 walks.
For Greg Maddux that is unheard of, unless he had a really bad opening day start.
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 Greg Maddux Signs Deal With Chicago Cubs - General - RedOrbit
Greg Maddux is going back where he started, deciding to sign with the Chicago Cubs, The Associated Press learned Tuesday night.
The deal is pending a physical, but the 37-year-old Maddux is expected to report Wednesday with the rest of the Cubs pitchers and catchers.
Maddux turns 38 in April and may not be the same pitcher he was in his youth, but the four-time NL Cy Young winner is still one of baseball's best.
www.redorbit.com /news/general/44762/greg_maddux_signs_deal_with_chicago_cubs/index.html   (631 words)

 Has Greg Maddux employed the “Bagwell gambit” in his career
The other six HRs don’t appear to be ones that Maddux would have intentionally allowed to set up Bagwell for a later date since the score was close or it was early in the game.
If Maddux was setting up hitters to look for certain pitches, it again does not appear that he was fooling them (at least not any more than he normally fools hitters).
All in all, the evidence does not seem to support the idea that Maddux employs the “Bagwell gambit.” If he did, we would see some unusual improvement in his performance in close and late situations and in NL playoff games.
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 Greg Maddux | BaseballLibrary.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maddux will record 39 putouts for the year to tie Vic Willis's National League mark for the century set in 1904.
Maddux hits a home run and 2—run single in Atlanta's 8—run 4th inning, becoming the first pitcher since Todd Stottlemyre in 1996 to get two hits in the same inning.
Maddux left the game with the streak intact and is 14 IP away from the major league record, set by Bill Fischer in 1962.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/M/Maddux_Greg.stm   (4114 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Greg Maddux   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greg was drafted in the second round of the 1984 amateur draft by the Cubs, making his Major League debut in September 1986 after some time in the minor leagues.
Maddux is a right-handed pitcher known for his pinpoint accuracy and his ability to psyche out hitters.
Maddux's best season was likely in 1995 when he finished 19-2 with an incredible 1.63 ERA in a year when the overall National League ERA was 4.23.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/greg_maddux   (1917 words)

 No. 2: Greg Maddux - Braves Journal
One way to appreciate the greatness of Greg Maddux is to look at how he was able to make other great pitchers, like Glavine and Smoltz, seem ordinary by comparison.
Maddux was the Cubs’ second-round pick in the 1984 draft, which means he was pretty high up there, 31st overall, which would make him a sandwich pick today.
It probably cost Maddux several wins and maybe an additional Cy Young in 1998, when he outpitched Glavine but had three fewer wins to show for it… Maddux is slightly overrated as a hitter.
www.braves.net /bravesjournal/?p=2873   (997 words)

 Maddux is 9th to join 3,000-300 club - Baseball - MSNBC.com
Greg Maddux of the Cubs became the ninth pitcher in major league history to have 3,000 career strikeouts and 300 career victories when he struck out the Omar Vizquel of the Giants in the third inning Tuesday.
Maddux got his 300th win on the road last August against the Giants but his latest milestone came at Wrigley Field, where the crowd was up and roaring every time he got two strikes on a hitter.
Maddux has just one season of 200 strikeouts but four others in the 190s during a career that began in 1987.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/8718583   (766 words)

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 FOX Sports - MLB - Padres nearing agreement with Maddux   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Padres are the front-runners for Greg Maddux, but the pitcher's agent, Scott Boras, is still pursuing a better offer for the free-agent right-hander, FOXSports.com has learned.
A decision by Maddux is expected Tuesday; the Padres are believed to be his first choice, and the Dodgers are thought to be the only other club for which he would pitch.
Maddux, who has a home in the San Diego area, has long wanted to pitch for the Padres.
msn.foxsports.com /mlb/story/6238114   (358 words)

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