Nine to Know: Mets/Royals regular season homer feats in games

Nine to Know from the Bill Chuck Files: HR feats by the league champions The Royals homered in 95 games and went 64-31. The Mets homered in 93 games and went 63-30. The Royals hit one homer in 62 games, the fourth most in baseball, and went 37-25, the only team with more wins when […]

The key to winning baseball games

Baseball is really very simple, at least according to Earl Weaver: The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers. Weaver’s theory was right often enough to land him in the Hall of Fame in 1996. But are players still hitting three-run homers? Of course they are, but not with the […]

Legends of the Game: Letter by letter career HR leaders

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. All stats in the ATM reports are generated from the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, unless explictly stated otherwise. FRAA, since 1950, comes from Baseball Prospectus. Lee can be followed on twitter @BaseballEncyclo. Today’s Legends of the Game is […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team career overall bases vs. league average, AL

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. All stats in the ATM reports are generated from the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, unless explictly stated otherwise. FRAA, since 1950, comes from Baseball Prospectus. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. Today’s Legends of the Game are […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team career overall bases leaders

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. All stats in the ATM reports are generated from the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, unless explictly stated otherwise. FRAA, since 1950, comes from Baseball Prospectus. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. Today’s Legends of the Game are […]

Bautista’s and Arenado’s streaks keep rolling

In the Blue Jays 3-0 win over the Phillies last night, Jose Bautista was hit by a pitch in the 7th inning, extending his season-long streak to 32 games reaching base in at least once in every game. Jose Bautista’s streak Bautista has picked up at least one hit in 22 games, at least one […]

Where have all the left-handed power hitters gone?

We have already looked at the decreasing number of righties who went deep for thirty homers last season, but there were even fewer lefties who hit 30 dingers in 2013. Chris Davis was the only lefty with over 36 homers last season. There were only six in 2013 2013 Lefties with 30+ Homers HR AVG […]