Thu, 04 Aug 2011 01:24:08 -0700
With five hits on Wednesday, Aug. 3, against the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter now has 3,027 career hits. He passed St. Louis Cardinals legend Lou Brock into 23rd on the all-time hit list. Rod Carew is next at 3,053.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 23:16:52 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays OF B.J. Upton spent a couple days this winter getting batting tips from Hall of Famer Rod Carew, according to The Tampa Tribune's Roger Mooney. "He's got a great track record," Upton said. "He had some good things to say. He said he'd been watching me for a while and, so to speak, threw his two cents in."
Wed, 04 Oct 2006 10:19:36 -0700
Greg Wagner, of LosAngeles.Angels.MLB.com, reports the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have named IF Rod Carew as their Hometown Hero. Carew played seven seasons for the Angels, hitting .314, with a .393 on-base percentage. Carew also picked up his 3,000th hit with the franchise. He finished his career with 3,053 hits, good for 21st on the All-time list.
Fri, 31 Dec 2004 00:32:14 -0800
The St. Paul Pioneer Press' Charley Walters reports former Minnesota Twins and Anaheim Angels star Rod Carew has accepted an invitation from Twins general manager Terry Ryan and manager Ron Gardenhire to return to the field in uniform as a member of the club's instructional staff for a week during spring training in Fort Myers, Fla.
Thu, 15 Apr 2004 04:25:18 -0700
The Associated Press reports Minnesota Twins SS Cristian Guzman's triple Wednesday night was his 58th career three-bagger, passing Kirby Puckett for second in Twins history. Rod Carew hit 90 triples for Minnesota.
Tue, 20 Jan 2004 13:35:13 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Twins signed Hall of Famer Rod Carew to an executive staff position. Carew will assist in several facets of the front office, including corporate partnerships, marketing, community affairs and broadcasting. Minnesota already has former greats Harmon Killebrew, Tony Oliva and Kent Hrbek working for the club in similar capacities.