September Team Records: Playoff Aspirations and Future Implications

September holds different implications for teams throughout the league. Some organizations coast through the final month with their double digit division leads. Teams without that comfort continue their trying pursuit of October ball, battling through tight divisional races. While others chase a strong finish to suggest a brighter future is ahead. This, of course, doesn’t hold true for every […]

Video: Peter Gammons on postseason-bound Blue Jays, Royals, Tigers and Sonny Gray

Peter Gammons joined The Rundown to talk about the issues facing the Blue Jays heading into the postseason, the Royals bullpen, and the positive outlook for the Tigers entering next season. He also touches on whether the Athletics would consider trading their youthful ace Sonny Gray. Your browser does not support iframes.

MLB August Statistical Leaders

With August now behind us, let’s look at the month’s leaders in an array of categories. Offense Batting Average: On Base Percentage: Slugging Percentage: On Base Plus Slugging: Home Runs: Runs Batted In: Stolen Bases: Pitching  Earned Run Average: Walks Plus Hits Per Inning Pitched: Strikeouts Per 9 Innings: Strikeouts Per Walk: Saves:

Video: Peter Gammons on the front office moves in Boston

Peter Gammons joined MLB Now to talk about the Red Sox hiring of Dave Dombrowski and the departure of General Manager Ben Cherington. Your browser does not support iframes.

Friday Six Pack: Iwakuma’s No-No, Blue Jays, D. Jennings, Leaping Rizzo, Schwarber, Puig

It’s been about a year since I’ve ended the week with a Gammons Daily Friday Six Pack. Whether you’ve experienced the 7th inning stretch here on the site or not, I hope you enjoy the renewal of what I consider an appropriate excuse from your responsibilities. Iwakuma tosses no-hitter So the main story of the […]

Video: Peter Gammons on the red hot Blue Jays, potential candidates for Brewers GM job, and Red Sox

Peter Gammons joined Chris Russo on High Heat to talk about the streaking Blue Jays and the job Alex Anthopoulos has done putting together the team. He also discusses Doug Melvin stepping down in Milwaukee and the potential candidates for the new GM position. He then concludes by touching on the changes that could occur in […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Pirates, Chase Utley, Dan Jennings’ future in Miami, and more

Peter Gammons joined The Rundown on Wednesday to discuss the Pirates starting rotation, Chase Utley’s status in Philly, and Dan Jennings’ future in Miami. He also touches on Steven Wright and Boston’s rotation and Doug Melvin’s tenure with the Brewers. Your browser does not support iframes.

Iwakuma tosses no-hitter against Orioles

The above graphic displays the pitch frequency of Hisashi Iwakuma‘s no-hitter against the Orioles Thursday night in Seattle.  The 34-year-old tossed just the 5th no-hitter in Mariners history last night, striking out seven while surrendering three free passes by bases on balls. Iwakuma’s Pitch Type Pitch Count: Total: 116 Sinker: 57 Slider: 23 Splitter: 17 Fastball: […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Dombrowski’s exit, Blue Jays, Hector Olivera, and Mets

Peter Gammons joined The Rundown to discuss Dave Dombrowski’s dismissal from the Tigers and his options going forward. He also talks about the potential of David Price staying in Toronto if Dombrowski were to head there, Hector Olivera’s impact in Atlanta, and the Mets’ bullpen after the addition of Eric O’Flaherty. Your browser does not […]

Video: Peter Gammons sings “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” at Wrigley

Our commish Peter Gammons treated the fans at Wrigley Field with the singing of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch. Your browser does not support iframes.