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Thu, 10 May 2012 01:20:50 -0700
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso hit his 11th double of the season Wednesday, May 9, putting him on a 55-double pace. The Padres single-season record for doubles is 49 set by Tony Gwynn in 1997.
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 05:23:28 -0800
Updating a previous report, Hall of Fame OF Tony Gwynn said he's ahead of schedule after a 14-hour procedure to remove a malignant tumor from his right cheek. Gwynn was talking and drinking water the morning after the procedure and feels great.
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:22:36 -0800
Hall of Fame OF Tony Gwynn underwent a 13-hour surgery to remove a new cancerous tumor inside his right cheek. Gwynn's wife, Alicia, doesn't believe the cancer spread outside of his salivary gland. Doctors were to perform a nerve graft in hopes of saving Gwynn's facial functions.
Sun, 09 Jan 2011 12:37:42 -0800
Former San Diego Padres OF Tony Gwynn has completed eight weeks of chemotherapy and cancer radiation treatments and is also rehabbing from a back problem, according to Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune. "Everything is going great," Gwynn said. "I don't have an exact answer yet where I stand with the cancer. I can't say I'm cured. I have an MRI and a CT scan planned for sometime next week. But I feel good and my doctors tell me they think I'm ahead of schedule. And I've been walking on my own for about a month now." Gwynn, who had been using a walker to get around, plans to return to his coaching job at San Diego State University Jan. 20, and is also expected to rejoin the Padres as an analyst this season.
Sat, 09 Oct 2010 10:59:07 -0700
Former San Diego Padres OF Tony Gwynn will begin undergoing treatments soon for parotid cancer, according to Bill Center of The San Diego Union-Tribune. The cancer was first noticed last month and doctors feel it was discovered early enough where it can be treated. Gwynn is scheduled to have radiation treatments five times a week and weekly chemotherapy treatments for seven to eight weeks. He believes the cancer may be related to his use of chewing tobacco throughout his career. The 50-year-old Gwynn plans to continue serving as head coach of San Diego State University, his alma mater.
Thu, 03 Jun 2010 04:33:31 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg's agent Scott Boras said Hall of Fame OF and San Diego State head coach Tony Gwynn was an extraordinary coach for Strasburg while he was in college, CBSSports.com's Scott Miller reports.
Fri, 03 Apr 2009 09:50:24 -0700
Adam McCalvy, of MLB.com, reports Milwaukee Brewers OF Tony Gwynn Jr. cleared waivers Friday, April 3, and was assigned to Triple-A Nashville.
Fri, 03 Apr 2009 09:10:57 -0700
Updating a previous item, Tom Haudricourt, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports the Milwaukee Brewers placed OF Tony Gwynn Jr. on outright waivers Friday, April 3, and he will be sent to Triple-A Nashville if he clears.
Fri, 03 Apr 2009 05:43:04 -0700
Brewers.MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports Milwaukee Brewers OF Tony Gwynn Jr. is expected to be waived or traded Friday, April 3.
Wed, 25 Mar 2009 11:55:28 -0700
The Associated Press reports Milwaukee Brewers OFs Tony Gwynn Jr. (shoulder), Chris Duffy and Brad Nelson are competing for two of the team's outfield reserve spots this spring. Duffy is currently hitting .340 with seven doubles and 10 RBIs and Nelson is batting .395 with two home runs and 12 RBIs. Gwynn has only received 16 at-bats because he has suffered from shoulder problems.