NL Central: In a class of its own

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By now it should be no surprise to hear ‘the NL Central is the best division in baseball. Granted, the Reds and Brewers have generally under performed this year. However, considering they were both scheduled to play 57 games against the Cardinals, Pirates, and Cubs, it is tough to blame them. These three teams have […]

Video: Peter Gammons talks future of Twins and Red Sox, Blue Jays Pitching, and ‘Hitting Consultant’ Manny Ramirez

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The MLB Central crew chats with Peter Gammons about Twins’ prospects, the Red Sox core of young players, rehab updates of Blue Jays pitchers Marcus Stroman and Devon Travis’, and Javier Baez benefiting from work with Manny Ramirez.

Video: Peter Gammons on the fallout of the Nationals and Dodgers missing the postseason

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Peter Gammons joins the panel on The Rundown to talk about the potential fallout if the Nationals or Dodgers or both wind up missing the playoffs after such a hyped up and expectation filled season. Additionally the panel discusses roster expansion in September, fan safety, and the MVP races. Your browser does not support iframes.

Arod redemption is almost complete

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Last night Alex Rodriguez added on to his ever growing collection of accolades, as the 40-year old set the record for most career grand slams with 25. It was also his 25th home run of the season and the 679th of his career. He has now hit as many home runs in 2015 as he had combined […]

Offensively Historic Series at Fenway

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If high scores are your thing, you definitely wanted to be at Fenway this past weekend for the 3 game series against the Mariners. Yes, it was a match up of 2 bottom of the barrel teams. Yes, the pitching performance was rookie grade at-best. But with a run total of 45-21 in favor of […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Blue Jays improving at the Trade Deadline, Matt Wieters, and evaluating the waiver period

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Peter Gammons joins MLB Central to talk about the Blue Jays improving at the Trade Deadline. Additionally, Peter discusses the health status of Matt Wieters and the complexities of the waiver period.

8/11/2015: Home teams make MLB history

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It is rare, but not that rare, to see every team in the Major Leagues playing on the same night. It happens a fair amount throughout the season. But last night something happened that we have never seen before. All 15 home teams won. I know what you are thinking; this can’t be the first time […]

David Ortiz: Swinging for the fences

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Currently on pace to hit 499 home runs by the end of the season, David Ortiz has faced a swell of criticism that he, possibly to the detriment of the team, is only trying to hit home runs. Well I never knew that a home run was so detrimental to a team’s success. But I get […]

Mike Trout: Greatest player in history before the age of 24?

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We all know he is great, actually better than great. But I didn’t realize how impressive it was to witness his brilliance on the field until Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) of MLB.com put it into context with this tweet last night: Mike Trout turns 24 on Friday. He’ll almost certainly top the all-time WAR through age-23 […]

Video: Peter Gammons discusses Troy Tulowitzki among other trade deadline topics

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Peter Gammons joins Kelly Nash on The Rundown to talk about the Blue Jays acquiring Troy Tulowitzki from the Rockies in addition to potential trades around the league to come before the July 31 deadline.