The Hit List

The Hit List is a compilation of analysis from writers that have been selected by Peter Gammons.

16 Stats for No. 16

We are all deeply saddened by the loss of a great ballplayer and even greater person in Jose Fernandez. Though it sounds trivial to talk about things such as statistics at a moment like this, it should not be forgotten what an incredible pitcher Jose Fernandez had become by the age of 24. Just entering his prime, […]

Newberg: Where your feet are.

“If you use your eyes and ears,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said on Sunday morning, “there’s reminders throughout your week that life’s short and you don’t call all the shots.” He’d been asked to comment on the news that a boat accident had claimed Jose Fernandez’s life hours earlier. The former Rangers hitting coach, who made a mark […]

Video: Peter Gammons on AL Wild Card race

Peter Gammons joins MLB Central and Lauren Shehadi on MLB Network to discuss the state of the American League Wild Card race and the Red Sox’s starting rotation…

Video: Peter Gammons on postseason pitching depth

Peter Gammons joins Kelly Nash and The Rundown on MLB Network to discuss the necessary pitching depth required for a deep postseason run…

Newberg: Triumph-virate.

It was a night of three’s. All three Rangers pitchers were outstanding, particularly starter Martin Perez (7-4-2-2-0-2, 60 strikes out of 79 pitches, first-pitch strikes to 20 of 27 Angels), making a strong statement — at least at the moment — that the club could do worse than deploying Number 33 as its Number Three in the ALDS. Three […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Hanley Ramirez’s Walk-off and Yankees’ set back

Peter Gammons joins MLB Central to discuss Hanley Ramirez’s walk-off stunner, the Yankees’ rebuild and A.J. Preller’s suspension…

Video: Peter Gammons talks Hanley Ramirez, Masahiro Tanaka, and the NL Cy Young

Peter Gammons joins Kelly Nash and The Rundown on MLB Network to discuss Hanley Ramirez, Rick Porcello, Kenta Maeda, Masahiro Tanaka, and Kyle Hendricks and the NL Cy Young race…

Newberg: Wrecking Ball.

Wins come in all kinds of different forms, as therefore do losses, and if I were blogging the Astros season I don’t know that I’d have the will to write this one up. Though, really, as new as the story line might have been Monday night, it was true to the formula, and I’m not […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Kershaw, the Pirates and Mets’ playoff chances, and more

Peter Gammons joins Lauren Shehadi and MLB Central on MLB Network to discuss Clayton Kershaw, the Pirates’ playoff chances and if the Mets can make a run

Video: Peter Gammons on Cal Ripken, AL Wild Card, and more

Peter Gammons joins Christopher Russo and High Heat  on MLB Network to discuss Cal Ripken’s consecutive game streak 20 years later, the AL Wild Card race, and much more…