Coffee and Clippings: A’s top prospect Sean Manaea has tons of talent, fun and hair

Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) of SF Gate profiles A’s top pitching prospect, Sean Manaea and his big personality… MESA, Ariz. — If you don’t know who Sean Manaea is, manager Bob Melvin said Sunday, “look for the hair.” The A’s top pitching prospect, in camp for the first time after coming from Kansas City in the Ben […]

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 Marlins activated P Jose Fernandez from the DL and sent P Jose Urena to the minors. FERNANDEZ YEAR AGE RSAA ERA G GS IP SO SO/9 WHIP W L SV NW NL TEAM 2013 20 […]

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 Angels traded RF Josh Hamilton and cash to the Rangers for a player to be named later or cash. The Angels will pay $68 out of the $80 million remaining on Hamilton’s contract. YEAR AGE […]

Around the majors report: Phillies name Cole Hamels Opening Day starter

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. 1) The Phillies named Cole Hamels […]

Around the majors report: Orioles re-sign Zach Britton

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. 1) The Orioles re-signed P Zach […]

News report: Matt Garza comes off the DL

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. 1) The Brewers activated Ps Matt […]

News report: Andrew McCutchen has an oblique injury

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. 1) Pirates CF Andrew McCutchen could […]

While you were sweeping

Rain has been wreaking havoc on games this season and it resulted in three doubleheaders yesterday and all of them ended in sweeps. Those were not the only sweeps completed yesterday. Tampa sweeps Boston Rays 2, Red Sox 1 (1st) Rays 6, Red Sox 5 (2nd) Tampa Bay swept its first-ever doubleheader at Fenway Park […]

Relievers used by each team in 2013

The Hot Stove season is not unlike an event in which a buffet is served at various stations and you fill your plate with goodies. Instead of going to the carving station, the pasta stop, or the veggie table, GMs pile their plates with power hitters, their stars, or their starting pitchers. We are in […]

Coffee and Clippings: Dodgers close to deal with reliever Chris Perez

Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) of the LA Times reports that the Dodgers are close to signing former All-Star closer Chris Perez… The Dodgers are closing in on a one-year contract with former All-Star closer Chris Perez, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been finalized. Financial […]