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Catching up with Corey Madden (Baseball)

With three out of the last four games being called off because of rain, Anchorage’s Corey Madden has had plenty of time of his hands. So is the life of a minor league baseball player. Madden, of East High fame, is a relief pitcher for the Jupiter Hammerheads, a Florida Marlins affiliate in the Class… Read more »

Madden picks up 1st save with Amarillo [Baseball]

Anchorage’s Corey Madden picked up his first save with the Amarillo Sox, a professional team in Texas. The 28-year-old relief pitcher struck out the only batter he faced with the bases loaded to nail down a 10-7 victory over Grand Prairie. “I’m not the closer,” he told me. “We don’t really have an established closer.”… Read more »

Madden makes Amarillo debut in Texas [Baseball]

He nearly retired from the game. Tonight Corey Madden of Anchorage retired batters in an independent league in Texas. The 28-year-old reliever with the Amarillo Sox made his debut in the American Association, getting the final two outs in the eighth inning in a 9-5 win over El Paso. It was the 207th professional game… Read more »

Madden joins Alaskans in Amarillo [Baseball]

He was ready to hang ‘em up. Retire. Walk away. Frustrated with free agency after seven strong seasons in pro ball, including two stints at Triple-A in 2011 and 2012, 28-year-old pitcher Corey Madden of Anchorage waited for the phone to ring. But nobody called and he began to think about life after baseball. “I… Read more »

Madden picks up second win of season [Baseball]

With the game on the line, the Jacksonville Suns turned to the pitcher who keeps getting it done. Anchorage’s Corey Madden last night struck out No. 5 hitter Tyler Bortnick with the bases loaded to escape a ninth inning jam in a 5-2 win over Montgomery in Double-A action. Madden, of East High fame, faced… Read more »

Back with Suns, Madden thrives [Baseball]

Anchorage’s Corey Madden continues to make the most out of every situation that comes his way. No doubt frustrated with going back down to Double-A Jacksonville, the relief pitcher didn’t let it affect his performance in a 7-6 loss today to the Tennessee Smokies. He closed out the seventh and eighth innings with 1.1 innings… Read more »

Madden called back up to Triple-A [Baseball]

He’s been one of the best relievers for his Double-A team, so it only made sense that Corey Madden of Anchorage earned a promotion. The 28-year-old pitcher has been called up to Triple-A New Orleans, leaving him one step shy of the big leagues with the Miami Marlins. Madden, of East High fame, has allowed… Read more »

Way, Madden minor league updates [Baseball]

A little hiccup early loomed large late for Alaska’s Matt Way in his fourth start of the season with the Laredo Lemurs of the American Association independent league. The left-hander pitched six innings and took the loss in a 3-1 loss to Grand Prairie. Way, of Sitka High fame, gave up a home run in… Read more »

Madden gets himself back on track [Baseball]

The good thing about baseball is that there is a game every day, so players get lots of chances to redeem themselves. Relief pitchers don’t have it so easy. Just ask Corey Madden of Anchorage. He pitches about every three days with the Jacksonville [Fla.] Suns, the Double-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins. Madden, of… Read more »

Madden makes season debut in minors [Baseball]

Anchorage’s Corey Madden returned to the mound last night for the Jacksonville Suns, a Double-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins. The relief pitcher threw two scoreless innings in a 6-1 loss to the Mobile BayBears. Madden, of East High fame, got a late start to the season because he was nursing an arm injury. The… Read more »