Peter Gammons: In the year of the improbable, will the impossible happen?

Peter Gammons: In the year of the improbable, will the impossible happen?

It has been a post-season whose crescendo built up to a Travis Ishikawa moment, two weeks of game-winning wild throws and 18 inning games that went bump… [read more]

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Video: Peter Gammons on Game 2 of the World Series, Pablo Sandoval and John Hart

Peter Gammons joined Brian Kenny on MLB Tonight on Thursday to discuss Game 2 of the World Series. They talk about the decisions made by both Bruce Bochy and Ned Yost throughout the course of the game, what this World Series means to soon-to-be free agent Pablo Sandoval, and John Hart being named … [Read More...]

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To Reach New Heights, Hudson Must Stay Low

It's not very often that a hurler with 3,000-plus innings pitched in the majors, four All-Star game appearances, and three top-five Cy Young Award finishes experiences something totally novel, but Tim Hudson will do just that when he takes the mound at AT&T Park on Friday night. Hudson has never … [Read More...]

Kelvin Herrera is the tax man. Yeah, he's the tax man.

The Tax Stat they forgot to mention last night was the difference

In the top of the 6th inning, in last night's 7-2 Royals victory, Kelvin Herrera entered the game with one out, in relief of Yordano Ventura, with the score tied 2-2, and runners on first and second. Herrera got Brandon Belt to line out to left and Michael Morse to ground out to short to produce … [Read More...]

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Peter Gammons: With Friedman aboard, Dodgers are in good hands

When Ned Colletti was told that the Guggenheim folks and Stan Kasten were headed in another direction, in some ways it was a relief to Colletti. He’d been the Dodger general manager for nine years, with five first place finishes, but Ned was like an air traffic controller at the Beirut Airport. The … [Read More...]

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Coffee and Clippings: Ishikawa went from nearly quitting to hitting it big

Ann Killion (@annkillion) of the San Francisco Chronicle talks about Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run after almost walking away from the game just months ago... For all the wives or parents who might be trying to convince a baseball player to grow up and abandon his dream, Travis Ishikawa just … [Read More...]

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Coffee and Clippings: Matt Silverman says Rays intend to keep Joe Maddon

Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) of the Tampa Bay Times writes that new Rays baseball president Matt Silverman plans to keep Joe Maddon as the team's manager... Until and if the Rays sign manager Joe Maddon to another multiseason extension, there will be speculation that he eventually will join departed … [Read More...]