Peter Gammons: Look West for the class of the National League

In a year in which the Seattle Mariners, who haven’t made the postseason since 2001, were redeveloped and now playing in exile in a land called the Disabled List, the discussions over the weekend in Fenway Park were a positive distraction. It was about shortstop Jean Segura, his .329 average coming off leading the National […]

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 Nationals activated 2B-3B Anthony Rendon from the DL, called up P A.J. Cole and sent 2B Wilmer Difo and P Taylor Jordan to the minors. RENDON YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP […]

Around the majors report: Game recaps

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) ANGELS 7, RAYS 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Rays 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 […]

Around the majors report: Game recaps

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) DODGERS 8, BRAVES 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Braves 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 […]

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 Nationals placed P Doug Fister on the 15 day DL and called up P A.J. Cole. Fister has forearm tightness. YEAR AGE RSAA ERA G GS IP SO SO/9 WHIP W L SV NW NL […]

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) Angels 1B Albert Pujols had to leave yesterday’s game, due to hamstring tightness, and could miss around a couple of games. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G […]

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 Yankees will place P Masahiro Tanaka on the 15 day DL, sent INF Gregorio Petit to the minors and called up P Chase Whitley. Tanaka has tendinitis in his right wrist and a strained forearm […]

Bradley Attacks L.A. with Fastball-Curve Combo During MLB debut

If the Arizona Diamondbacks — coming off an MLB-worst 64-win season and picked by many to bring up the rear in the NL West standings again in 2015 — are going to eventually compete with the deep-pocketed Dodgers, they’ll need to develop high-level starting pitchers internally. The D-Backs are making progress on that front, featuring […]

Peter Gammons: The risk of drafting high school pitchers with top picks

We all want Jose Fernandez to be all right, hope the elbow sprain doesn’t lead to Tommy John Surgery. Our media medical guru and logical practitioner advises us to wait, and so we will, knowing that if, indeed, Fernandez ends up having the surgery it means that not only has a glittering career been sidetracked, […]

Gammons Poll: Top pitching prospects turning heads in spring training

Start with Jose Fernandez, runner-up for the National League Cy Young Award last season, a year before he would be in the draft—this year’s draft as he was in the 2011 draft with Carlos Rodon—had he gone to college. That’s a very good place to start with the Miami Marlins, whose Nate Eovaldi had the […]