Mon, 24 May 2004 13:23:16 -0700
ESPN.com reports San Diego Padres C/OF Ben Petrick has retired and disclosed that he has been diagnosed Parkinson's disease. "I was not enjoying playing as much as I used to," he told the Rocky Mountain News on Thursday from Oregon, where he lives. "I began to wonder if it was worth the time and medication. I felt it is time to step back and reorganize my life. I still love the game, but I don't love playing it as much. I have other things I want to do."
Mon, 19 Apr 2004 23:50:42 -0700
Updating a previous item, The North County Times is reporting the San Diego Padres picked up C Ben Petrick off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.
Mon, 19 Apr 2004 09:54:43 -0700
Tigers.MLB.com's Jason Beck reports the Detroit Tigers released C Ben Petrick.
Sun, 21 Mar 2004 14:42:09 -0800
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports the Detroit Tigers assigned C/OF Ben Petrick to minor league camp.
Wed, 14 Jan 2004 12:27:56 -0800
The Sports Network reports the Detroit Tigers signed C Ben Petrick to a minor-league contract.
Sun, 21 Dec 2003 00:19:24 -0800
The Associated Press is reporting the Detroit Tigers declined to offer a 2004 contract to C Ben Petrick, making him a free agent.
Sun, 13 Jul 2003 11:09:54 -0700
USAToday.com reports the Colorado Rockies have acquired P Adam Bernero from the Detroit Tigers after trading C/OF Ben Petrick.
Sun, 13 Jul 2003 11:04:52 -0700
USAToday.com reports the Detroit Tigers have acquired C/OF Ben Petrick from the Colorado Rockies via trade for P Adam Bernero.
Wed, 02 Jul 2003 18:11:56 -0700
The AP's John Mossman reports the Colorado Rockies optioned OF/C Ben Petrick to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Wednesday, July 2.
Fri, 27 Jun 2003 15:03:24 -0700
USAToday.com reports Colorado Rockies C Ben Petrick was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs.