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Angels | Jered Weaver tagged for second loss

Sun, 12 Aug 2012 23:47:50 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Jered Weaver saw his nine-game winning streak come to an end Sunday, Aug. 12, when the Seattle Mariners scored a 4-1 victory. He fell one shy of Chuck Finley's 1997 franchise record for consecutive starts won.

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Indians | Sabathia strong Friday

Fri, 27 Jun 2008 20:13:16 -0700

The Associated Press reports Cleveland Indians SP C.C. Sabathia struck out 11 hitters in eight strong innings Friday, June 27. He became the first Indians pitcher since former MLB SP Chuck Finley to strike out 10 or more batters in three straight starts. He is now 3-0 with a 1.13 ERA in his last four starts.

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MLB | Finley inducted into La. Hall

Wed, 14 Jun 2006 10:05:52 -0700

The Associated Press reports former SP Chuck Finley will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame June 24.

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Angels | One-Hitter Rarity

Wed, 28 Jul 2004 00:50:32 -0700

According to The Associated Press, the last time the Anaheim Angels threw a one-hitter before Tuesday, July 27 was May 26, 1989, when Chuck Finley beat Boston 5-0 at Fenway Park.

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Angels | Longtime Coach Dies

Wed, 19 Nov 2003 23:55:02 -0800

The Associated Press is reporting Howie Gershberg, a minor league pitching coach with the Angels since 1985, died of cancer Wednesday. He was 67. Gershberg helped develop current Anaheim pitchers Troy Percival, Jarrod Washburn, John Lackey and Francisco Rodriguez, and former Angels star Chuck Finley. KFFL extends its condolences to the Gershberg family.

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Astros | Finley Apparently Changes Mind

Sat, 21 Jun 2003 09:06:07 -0700

Richard Justice of The Houston Chronicle reports free-agent pitcher Chuck Finley apparently has decided not to resume his career, forcing the Astros to look elsewhere in their pursuit of a veteran starting pitcher. The Astros believed they were close to signing Finley this week until they were informed by his representatives that he had changed his mind about playing.

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Red Sox | Finley Signing Still Possible

Fri, 13 Jun 2003 21:54:49 -0700

The Boston Globe reports the Boston Red Sox held a tryout Tuesday for pitcher Chuck Finley, a 40-year-old free agent who went 11-15 with a 4.15 ERA last year for the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox are among several teams looking at Finley.

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Red Sox | Finley Headed To Fenway?

Sun, 08 Jun 2003 23:42:33 -0700

The Providence Journal reports the Boston Red Sox are showing interest in free-agent pitcher Chuck Finley. A source for the St. Louis Cardinals, who Finley pitched for last season, said he has outpriced himself for their market, leaving the Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners as the principal bidders.

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Cardinals | Cards, Finley Talking

Thu, 01 May 2003 00:07:52 -0700

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa confirmed Wednesday he has had numerous discussions with free-agent pitcher Chuck Finley in recent weeks, most recently during the Cardinals' trip to Atlanta and Florida. According to La Russa, it is clear that Finley wants to return to St. Louis but finances remain a significant hurdle.

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Cardinals | Finley In Cards?

Thu, 24 Apr 2003 01:19:42 -0700

Joe Strauss of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports if the Cardinals are to re-sign free agent lefthander Chuck Finley, some payroll adjustments would be required. Cardinals majority owner Bill DeWitt Jr. said Wednesday evening that the team remains hamstrung by a payroll now exceeding its $80 million ceiling. "Our objective was to carry an $80 million payroll into the season. Right now we're over that, which doesn't leave us in a position to take on more salary."

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