Yankees Make Upside Play with Hicks Trade

In an exchange of relatively well-regarded, but not yet established big leaguers, the Minnesota Twins traded outfielder Aaron Hicks to the New York Yankees for catcher John Ryan Murphy. The swap makes sense for both sides, with the Twins (who ranked 29th in the majors in catcher Wins Above Replacement last season) adding a backstop […]

Coffee and Clippings: Mozeliak leading Cards in new direction

Derrick Goold (@dgoold) of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch discusses John Mozeliak and what future he is leading the Cardinals to… “What I’m talking about is do you have enough on the front end?” Mozeliak said. “Pitchers get labeled as 1 (ace), 2, 3, 4, and 5, and what I’m trying to make sure that we […]

Around the majors report: News report

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) The Indians placed DH Nick Swisher on the 15 day DL. Swisher has left knee inflammation. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G TEAM 2013 32 18 12 […]

The Walkoff Awards

Since there is an award season for just about everything, I’m surprised that there are no awards presented for one of the most memorable game event: the walkoff. The deciding event affects both teams and the picture of a walkoff becomes indelibly etched in our minds. I mean when you talk great moments in baseball […]

MLB Video Highlights: Nationals & Orioles Clinch Division, Altuve sets Astro hit record

Anthony Gose climbs the wall and brings back a Nick Hundley home run ball… Your browser does not support iframes. Orioles clinch their first American League East crown since 1997… Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Jones celebrates with fans… Your browser does not support iframes. O’s celebrate in the clubhouse… Your browser does […]

News report: Matt Adams comes off the DL

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. 1) The Cardinals activated 1B Matt Adams from the DL and sent OF Oscar Taveras to the minors. ADAMS YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG […]

MLB Video Highlights: Great first pitch moments, Gallardo’s walk-off double

Nice moment in Milwaukee, Carlos Gomez’ biggest fan throws out first pitch… Yovani Gallardo’s pinch hit walk-off double to beat Orioles in the 10th… Aaron Hicks tracks straight back to rob Donnie Murphy of a home run to center… Twins walk-off on a Danny Santana dribbler back to the pitcher… Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson throws […]

MLB Video Highlight: Josh Donaldson is still mashing, Bud Selig on extended replay

Max Scherzer fans 10 en route to a Tiger victory… Miguel Cabrera extends the Tigers’ lead with a bases loaded single… Mark Teixeira goes deep over the Monster… Chris Young ties it up for the Mets with a solo blast… Padres finish up the game with a nice double play… Bud Selig on extended replay… […]