Wed, 22 Mar 2006 19:56:16 -0800
Former MLB OF Tuffy Rhodes has announced his retirement, according to the Associated Press. He had been in camp with the Cincinnati Reds this year, before his release Sunday, Mar. 19.
Sun, 19 Mar 2006 15:14:55 -0800
The Cincinnati Reds have released OF Tuffy Rhodes, according to USAToday.com.
Tue, 14 Feb 2006 15:38:44 -0800
USAToday.com reports the Cincinnati Reds signed OF Tuffy Rhodes (Japanese League) to a minor league contract.
Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:26:05 -0700
The Associated Press reports Yomiuri Giants OF Tuffy Rhodes lashed out at his team after a rough stretch of losses. Rhodes hit 55 homers in 2001 to tie Sadaharu Oh's single-season record. "I hate the Giants," Rhodes said to the Nikkansports newspaper. "Everybody is lousy, I hate this. Our pitchers throw the ball right down the middle of the plate and I take the blame?"
Mon, 04 Apr 2005 13:08:10 -0700
ESPN reports Detroit Tigers DH Dmitri Young became the third player in history to hit three home runs on opening day. The other two were OFs George Bell and Tuffy Rhodes.
Tue, 11 Nov 2003 21:50:00 -0800
The Chicago Tribune Kintetsu officials broke off contract negotiations on Monday with OF Tuffy Rhodes, saying they would not change the club's policy of offering just one-year contracts. Rhodes is demanding a multiyear deal with a yearly salary of at least $5 million.