Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:06:05 -0800
Former Arizona Diamondbacks television analyst and Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs 1B Mark Grace has been sentenced to four months in jail under a work-release program. Grace pleaded guilty Thursday, Jan. 31, to felony endangerment and misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol.
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 23:45:23 -0700
Former Arizona Diamondbacks broadcaster Mark Grace has been indicted on four felony counts stemming from his August arrest in Scottsdale on suspicion of driving under the influence. A grand jury on Oct. 3 indicted Grace on four felony counts of aggravated driving or actual physical control while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs.
Fri, 24 Oct 2008 11:06:09 -0700
Chris De Luca, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports former MLB 1B Mark Grace said the Chicago Cubs "rolled over" for the second straight year in the playoffs, getting swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers in three games in the NLDS. "They [bleeped] it up, honestly," said Grace. "That's twice now that this same group of players has gone out and played tight. I mean, come on, dude, are you kidding me?"
Tue, 13 Feb 2007 00:51:35 -0800
The Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro reports the Arizona Diamondbacks signed former Chicago Cubs and Diamondbacks 1B Mark Grace to a three-year contract extension with a team option for 2010 to remain the club's primary television analyst.
Sun, 11 Feb 2007 22:57:25 -0800
The Chicago Tribune's Teddy Greenstein reports former Florida Marlins manager Joe Girardi, Chicago Cubs 1B Mark Grace and Los Angeles Dodgers/Cubs 1B Eric Karros will work as analysts this year on the Fox television network's Saturday "Game of the Week" broadcasts. It is not known where they will be placed, although all three are expected to contribute both in studio and on the road.
Sun, 05 Nov 2006 20:15:34 -0800
Updating an earlier item, the Green Bay Press-Gazette confirms that former Milwaukee Brewers play-by-play announcer Daron Sutton has signed a five-year deal to announce games for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Financial terms were not disclosed. Sutton is the son of Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton and will be teamed with retired 1B Mark Grace on the Arizona broadcasts. The deal includes a three-year option that would extend through 2014.
Mon, 02 Oct 2006 22:36:22 -0700
The Chicago Tribune's Fred Mitchell reports former Chicago Cubs 1B Mark Grace, who left the team following the 2000 season and had strained relations with former team president Andy MacPhail, is interested in returning to Chicago under the right circumstances. It is not known whether Grace would coach, manage or simply work in the TV booth.
Fri, 04 Aug 2006 01:01:03 -0700
The Chicago Tribune's Paul Sullivan reports former Chicago Cubs 1B Mark Grace sang during the seventh-inning stretch Aug. 3 at Wrigley Field, ending a nearly seven-year feud with the club. Grace's contentious relations with his former team date back to after the 2000 season, when Grace left the Cubs to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks as a free agent.
Sun, 02 Oct 2005 07:47:20 -0700
The Arizona Republic reports the Arizona Diamondbacks have signed former 1B Mark Grace to a two-year contract extension that will allow him to stay in the broadcast booth through the 2007 season.
Wed, 10 Aug 2005 15:39:25 -0700
The Associated Press reports Arizona Diamondbacks broadcaster and former MLB 1B Mark Grace used multiple expletives during a broadcast on Fox Sports Net Arizona. Team president Rich Dozer said the incident was regrettable and blamed an apparent faulty "talk-back" button connecting the visiting TV booth to the television truck at Dolphins Stadium.