Jamey Newberg: Saint Lewis.

For many of us, it remains the greatest game in Rangers history, and its signature moment was the 1-2 breaking ball that froze A-Rod, sending him back to the visitors’ dugout and sending his Yankees home for the winter and sending 24 men sprinting toward Neftali’s mound and sending a franchise to its first World Series. […]

Newberg: Pro Active.

The point of this morning’s entry, as it cooked in my head the past few days, was going to be that if I were another team, I’d be aggressively trying to pry Jurickson Profar free from Texas, like Sandy Alomar Jr. blocked by Benito Santiago, Jeff Bagwell stuck behind Scott Cooper, Michael Young caught in […]

Newberg: Ripple effect.

Sometimes the press release reverberates with a cannonball splash, like four years ago today, when Texas was awarded the exclusive rights to negotiate with Nippon Ham righthander Yu Darvish after submitting a record posting bid of $51.7 million. Other times it registers with a mild ripple, like the anticipated reunion with Colby Lewis, the free agent signing […]

Newberg: The longest winter.

The Rangers didn’t trade for Cole Hamels. They didn’t trade for Cole Hamels, because before they could do that, he said yes to Houston. They didn’t trade for Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman, because Houston got them both, and didn’t need to trade for Oliver Perez two weeks later. They didn’t trade for Cole Hamels […]

2015 IP Leaders by Team

There were 28 pitchers who threw 200.0+ innings in 2015 with the White Sox having three and the Braves, Cubs, Astros, Dodgers, and Nationals having two each. The 28 was the lowest total for a full season since the 25 in 1947. There a dozen teams that did not have a pitcher reach 200 innings pitched. […]

Around the majors report: Stats report

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) Angels 1B Albert Pujols and CF Mike Trout are the 4th set of AL teammates with 26+ HR before the All Star break. (STATS LLC) PUJOLS YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G […]

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 – – – – – – – – – — — — — — – […]

Around the majors report: Stats report

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) Yesterday, Angels 1B Albert Pujols reached 25 HR for the 14th time, which is tied for 6th in MLB history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) This would be the 12th time that Pujols has led his team in […]

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 12, RANGERS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Angels 3 2 2 1 4 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 4, CUBS 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Dodgers 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 […]