Peter Gammons: The Giants Way of Winning

Peter Gammons: The Giants Way of Winning

The Giants always have that feeling of peace, comfortable with who and what they are, unafraid of things that… [read more]

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Nine quotes to end a baseball season

Nine to Know: Baseball quotes from the Bill Chuck Files There are only two seasons – winter and Baseball. - Bill Veeck, Jr. It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the … [Read More...]

The great glove work of Lorenzo CainCredit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The 2014 Fielding Bible Awards

The 2014 FIELDING BIBLE Awards have been officially announced and this year, for the first time, there are 10 winners. The goal of THE FIELDING BIBLE AWARDS is to state: "Here is the best fielder at this position in Major League Baseball last season." A complete record of the voting can be … [Read More...]

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Drew Hutchison: Baseball’s Next Great Swing-and-Miss Artist?

In his post-season press conference earlier this month, Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthropolous pointed out to reporters the blatantly obvious when he said his club didn't achieve its goals this season. Toronto finished third in the American League East in 2014 and in the process … [Read More...]

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Gammons Notes: What’s next for Joe Maddon?, Yusmeiro Petit, Giancarlo Stanton and more

1. When Joe Maddon opted out of his Tampa Bay contract, he had nothing in his site. “I really have no idea what will happen,” Maddon said, driving across the country in his RV. “But it was an opportunity I have to take.” Maddon’s agent Alan Nero advised Lou Piniella to take a year off and work … [Read More...]

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Bumgarner stars in this October’s script, but can the Royals write the final chapter?

SAN FRANCISCO—It all began four weeks ago, a post-season written with an introduction: the Kansas City Royals coming from four runs down against Jon Lester to beat the Oakland Athletics in one play-in game, followed the next night by a Madison Bumgarner complete game shutout in Pittsburgh. And … [Read More...]

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Coffee and Clippings: Age, injury history don’t play in Victorino’s favor

Brian MacPherson (@brianmacp) of the Providence Journal writes that Shane Victorino's age and injury history don't play well in his favor... Shane Victorino has had 11 terrific seasons in the major leagues. He’s gone to two All-Star games, earned MVP votes three times, won four Gold Gloves. He’s … [Read More...]