Sun, 18 Feb 2007 12:57:41 -0800
Former San Francisco Giants CL Robb Nen will rejoin the team as a special assistant, according to Rich Draper of Sanfrancisco.Giants.MLB.com. Spokesman Blake Rhodes said his duties will officially be announced soon.
Sun, 20 Aug 2006 22:19:22 -0700
The Associated Press reports New York Mets CL Billy Wagner's 315th save, which was recorded on Aug. 20, moved him past Robb Nen into sole possession of 14th on the career list.
Sun, 30 Apr 2006 12:29:56 -0700
Rick Eymer, of Giants.MLB.com, reports the San Francisco Giants honored former reliever Robb Nen Saturday, April 29, by commemorating his 300th career save August 6, 2002, with a plaque on the portwalk behind the right-field wall of AT&T Park.
Mon, 21 Feb 2005 09:06:04 -0800
The Associated Press reports former San Francisco Giants CL Robb Nen (shoulder) pitched through pain in 2002, knowing he was doing further damage to his shoulder and needed surgery. "What he did to stay on the field in 2002, he jeopardized his career," Giants reliever Jason Christiansen said. "He put the team above himself. Everybody who was here in 2002 has so much respect for what he did. If it hadn't been for him, we wouldn't have gone to the World Series."
Sun, 20 Feb 2005 15:39:58 -0800
Sports Network reports CL Robb Nen, the all-time saves leader for the San Francisco Giants, announced his retirement from baseball Sunday, Feb. 20. "I'm 99 percent sure," said Nen (shoulder). "If I get a wild hair about coming back, and six or eight months from now I pick up a ball and feel good again, I might think about it. But that's probably not going to happen."
Wed, 08 Dec 2004 03:45:59 -0800
The San Jose Mercury News is reporting the San Francisco Giants did not offer salary arbitration to CL Robb Nen.
Tue, 30 Nov 2004 20:38:08 -0800
Updating previous items, Rich Draper, of Giants.MLB.com, reports former San Francisco Giants CL Robb Nen (shoulder) is still planning on attempting a comeback. However, Nen's rotator cuff is 70 percent torn and can't be fixed by surgery, Giants trainer Stan Conte said Tuesday, Nov. 30. Nen, now a free agent, plans on pitching off a mound near his home around mid-December. "I'm pessimistic that Robb will come back as he's failed everything so far," said Conte. "It's unrealistic, but stranger things have happened. He's thrown off flat ground with no pain, which is all positive. But unless he throws full speed we won't know."
Sun, 17 Oct 2004 18:43:47 -0700
Joe Roderick, of Contra Costa Times, reports the San Francisco Giants could sign former CL Robb Nen to a minor league deal for the 2005 season. Nen hasn't pitched since Game 6 of the 2002 World Series. After making $9.15 million in 2004, Nen will be a free agent.
Mon, 21 Jun 2004 07:20:28 -0700
The San Francisco Chronicle's Ron Kroichick reports San Francisco Giants P Robb Nen (shoulder) has been sent home for another month of rest. Nen, trying to come back from three operations on his right shoulder, had an MRI on Friday, June 18 which showed the inflammation in his shoulder had subsided, but he experienced enough discomfort during the exam for the Giants to shut down his recovery.
Tue, 15 Jun 2004 20:42:01 -0700
Updating previous items, Janie McCauley, of the Associated Press, reports San Francisco Giants RP Robb Nen (shoulder) is due to return to San Francisco for a re-evaluation by team doctors Wednesday, June 16. Nen remains on the disabled list and has been spending time at home resting his shoulder. "I don't expect him to pick up a baseball for a little bit longer," said Giants trainer Stan Conte.