Peter Gammons: Trevor Bauer, Yankee pitching, and Doug Fister

TREVOR BAUER AND THE INDIANS PATIENCE One of Trevor Bauer’s longtime friends watched his exchange of words with Avisail Garcia on September 4 and said he knew then he was completely back to the state he was in as a UCLA junior and the best pitcher in college baseball, when in his final regular season […]

Peter Gammons: Blue Jays and Indians are cut from the same cloth

While we have watched chilling, complex layers of wild card play-ins into the League Championship Series, with innings that like the Cubs ninth in San Francisco that ended the Giants season, the Dodger-Nationals seventh in the NLCS elimination game that took Washington out of the post-season to seventh in Chicago Saturday night that left the […]

Peter Gammons: Managing playoff pitching staffs

It may be that we have no idea how the World Series can end before the election if we end up with two- and three-way ties when the regular season ends and the play-ins are supposed to begin, but, the six division champions thought to have been determined, the attention has now begun to focus […]

Peter Gammons: Winning time in Cleveland, elite rotation, and utilizing the new draft system

We get why it has long been said for Cleveland to have been built on pessimism. It is a great, proud city that the Rust Belt economy left behind, less than half the population it had in the Fifties, an exodus of Fortune 500 companies and despite a spectacular suburban lifestyle, has a shocking percentage of its […]

Max Scherzer’s Sensational No-Hitters

The Magnificent Max Scherzer Nine to Know: 2015 Top Games Scores Scherzer has the only two 100+ Game Scores this season Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt IP H R ER BB SO Pit Str GSc BF AB 2B 3B HBP 1 Max Scherzer 2015-10-03 (2) WSN NYM W 2-0 9.0 0 0 0 0 17 […]

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:

MLB Leaders since June 1

Nine to Know: ERA leaders since June 1 G IP H ER ERA 1. Clayton Kershaw (LAD) 11 82.1 47 11 1.20 2. Scott Kazmir (HOU) 11 71.1 49 11 1.38 3. Jacob deGrom (NYM) 10 70.0 40 12 1.54 4. Zack Greinke (LAD) 12 85.0 59 18 1.90 5. Jake Arrieta (CHC) 12 82.1 […]

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) YANKEES 8, TWINS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Yankees 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 […]

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 5, NATIONALS 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Dodgers 0 0 0 1 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) PIRATES 6, CARDINALS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E – – – – – – – – – — — — — — – […]