Peter Gammons: Enough is enough with September call ups

Mike Scioscia and Bob Melvin played the game under the rules baseball has ignored for decades. Managers hate the absurdity of unlimited September call ups, led by the Jim Leyland and Buck Showalter, who have said for years that the way September is played is a manager’s worst nightmare. It also is an affront to […]

Peter Gammons: Postseason roundup, bullpen is key

We have seen the Royals to the seventh game of consecutive world series without a 15 game winner, but with a bullpen structured, built on power, and craftily managed. We look out at the next strata of series that will take us into November and see the Dodgers are 29th in the majors in starters’ […]

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 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…

Adam Dunn calls it a career

As Christian Colon crossed the plate in the 12th inning of last night’s AL Wild Card Game, the hopes and dreams of Athletic players, personnel, and fans would fade into the Kansas City night. But lost in the mayhem of it all was the anticlimactic exit of one of the best home run hitters of this […]

Bubbled Mariners ready for the final stretch

With last nights’ victory on the arm of Felix Hernandez and the bat of Logan Morrison, the Mariners have stayed within a game of the final AL Wild Card spot. After four straight seasons of losing baseball, the Mariners were a simple after thought going into the offseason. However with the signing of  Robinson Cano, veteran pitcher Chris […]