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Class of 2015 Hall of Famers are formidable foursome

...of the BBWAA vote, eighth-best all-time.Still, it took time before everything clicked for the man known as the Big Unit."The 10 years that I spent in Seattle was really like my apprenticeship, if you will, on understanding how to pitch...
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez should be elected to hall of fame easily

...when he let it fly, his talent matched his imposing stature.With a menacing fastball and devastating slider, "The Big Unit" had a career that rivaled any other left-handed pitcher who played the game.There is a long list of statistics to...
Ex-Brave John Smoltz among 17 newcomers on hall ballot.

...Sosa, Mark McGwire, Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines.Johnson went 303-166, won five Cy Young Awards. The Big Unit struck out 4,875, second only to Nolan Ryan's 5,714.Martinez, a two-time Cy Young winner, was 219-100...
Former GreenJacket tosses no-hitter

...After the final one, catcher Eli Whiteside came rushing with a hug, followed moments later by all their teammates. The Big Unit himself was quick to congratulate his fellow southpaw. Sanchez had a five-start winless stretch earlier this season...
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300-game winner Johnson retires

SAN FRANCISCO --- Randy Johnson is retiring after 22 major league seasons. The Big Unit, an overpowering lefty who last June became the 24th pitcher to win 300 games, made the announcement Tuesday on a conference...
Randy Johnson wins No. 299, Giants top Braves 6-3

...Johnson (4-4) retired the Braves' first nine hitters and 15 of the first 16 in a performance reminiscent of the Big Unit in his inimitable prime, although the 45-year-old left-hander has less power and more precision these days. The...
Reavie wins Canadian Open

...up the Small Unit moniker in a joking reference to Randy Johnson, the 6-foot-10 Diamondbacks pitcher known as the Big Unit. Also in contrast to Johnson, Reavie relies on finesse rather than power. The short-hitter was on the mark in the...
Glavine's on verge of joining elite club

...the underlying factor in this." Following Glavine's 299, Randy Johnson is next on the win list with 284. But the Big Unit, who turns 44 in September, is scheduled for back surgery this week and is out for the season. "Randy Johnson is there...

...also have expressed interest. Baseball It's official: Big Unit is headed to Arizona In Phoenix, the Arizona Dia-mondbacks...back. The Diamondbacks announced that they reacquired the Big Unit in a trade with the New York Yan-kees, one day after...
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Hall likely to pass on McGwire

...took his physical Monday, and the Arizona Diamondbacks scheduled a news conference today as their deal to reacquire the Big Unit from the New York Yankees neared completion. Gwynn[CAPTION] McGwire[CAPTION] Ripken