Mon, 19 Oct 2009 06:46:28 -0700
The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo reports former pinch-hitting extraordinaire Mark Sweeney has been an extra coach on Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre's staff helping out with scouting and game preparation. He has been huge in helping 1B Jim Thome adapt to his pinch-hitting role.
Fri, 06 Mar 2009 16:55:43 -0800
The Associated Press reports free-agent 1B Mark Sweeney (Dodgers) retired Friday, March 6, and will join the Los Angeles Dodgers coaching staff this season.
Fri, 20 Feb 2009 11:49:43 -0800
Tony Jackson, of the Los Angeles Daily News, reports free-agent 1B Mark Sweeney (Dodgers) is considering retiring this year, but said he might still be interested in playing another season.
Tue, 02 Dec 2008 04:15:58 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Los Angeles Dodgers didn't offer arbitration to SS Rafael Furcal, 2B Jeff Kent, SP Greg Maddux, IF Nomar Garciaparra, SP Brad Penny, RP Joe Beimel, C Gary Bennett, SP Jason Johnson, IF Pablo Ozuna, RP Chan Ho Park or 1B Mark Sweeney.
Fri, 31 Oct 2008 14:20:21 -0700
Tony Jackson, of the Los Angeles Daily News, reports Los Angeles Dodgers IF Nomar Garciaparra, SP Jason Johnson and 1B Mark Sweeney filed for free agency Friday, Oct. 31.
Tue, 30 Sep 2008 14:38:28 -0700
Tony Jackson, of the Los Angeles Daily News, reports Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Mark Sweeney was left off the team's playoff roster for the NLDS.
Sun, 28 Sep 2008 13:39:32 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre is allowing IF Nomar Garciaparra to manage the team Sunday, Sept. 28, against the San Francisco Giants, with 1B Mark Sweeney serving as bench coach, according to The Associated Press. Torre had allowed players to control the season finale in the past with the New York Yankees, and they will be responsible for creating the lineup and making mound visits.
Mon, 28 Jul 2008 08:54:48 -0700
The Associated Press reports Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Mark Sweeney (hamstring) was activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Sat, 19 Jul 2008 11:28:10 -0700
Diamond Leung, of The Press-Enterprise, reports Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Mark Sweeney (hamstring) has recovered from his hamstring injury and is with the team currently. However, manager Joe Torre is not sure if he will activate Sweeney Saturday, July 19, which is the first day he is eligible to come off of the disabled list.
Tue, 08 Jul 2008 10:50:02 -0700
Dodgers.MLB.com's Michael Schwartz reports Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Mark Sweeney (hamstring) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Wednesday, July 9, or the next day at Triple-A Las Vegas.