D-backs release Gordon

Updated: August 12, 2009, 12:52 AM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks released right-hander Tom Gordon, one of four pitchers in major league history with 135 victories and 155 saves.

Gordon had an injury-plagued season. He started off on the disabled list after having offseason elbow surgery and spent only a week with Arizona before suffering a severe hamstring injury in a May 3 game at Milwaukee that forced him back on the disabled list.

Gordon, 41, is 138-126 with 158 saves and a 3.96 ERA in 890 games in 21 seasons. ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?