Friday Six Pack: Iwakuma’s No-No, Blue Jays, D. Jennings, Leaping Rizzo, Schwarber, Puig

It’s been about a year since I’ve ended the week with a Gammons Daily Friday Six Pack. Whether you’ve experienced the 7th inning stretch here on the site or not, I hope you enjoy the renewal of what I consider an appropriate excuse from your responsibilities. Iwakuma tosses no-hitter So the main story of the […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Pirates, Chase Utley, Dan Jennings’ future in Miami, and more

Peter Gammons joined The Rundown on Wednesday to discuss the Pirates starting rotation, Chase Utley’s status in Philly, and Dan Jennings’ future in Miami. He also touches on Steven Wright and Boston’s rotation and Doug Melvin’s tenure with the Brewers. Your browser does not support iframes.

Coffee and Clippings: Picking up starting pitcher just got a whole lot harder for Dodgers

Steve Dilbeck (@stevedilbeck) of the LA Times discusses the bleak outlook for the Dodgers starting rotation now that Hyun-Jin Ryu appears to be out with a recurring shoulder injury… Left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu is apparently headed for shoulder surgery, a shock to absolutely no one who’s not in the Dodgers’ front office. If they suspected they were in […]

Peter Gammons: Marlins’ decision all about perspective

Former Defense Secretary tells the story that one time when he was with Barack Obama in the Oval Office and listening to some of the President’s frustrations that he said, “now tell me again—why did you want this job?” Which some day someone may ask Dan Jennings. Now that the night passed, the sun rose […]

Video: Peter Gammons on the Dan Jennings hiring and Anthony Rizzo’s leadership

Peter Gammons joined the Mad Dog on High Heat to discuss the Marlins’ decision to make Dan Jennings manager. He also talks about Anthony Rizzo’s leadership and his great season thus far in 2015. Your browser does not support iframes.

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 fired manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary and will name GM Dan Jennings their new manager. 2) Brewers CF Carlos Gomez had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a facial contusion, after […]

Peter Gammons: Miami’s Destination Ace

JUPITER, Fla.—The bullpen session lasted 15 pitches, maybe three minutes. “There were more cameras clicking and rolling and more media members and fans than we often see at the peak of spring training,” said one Marlins official. Because it was Jose Fernandez. “And,” says General Manager Dan Jennings, “Jose is one of the most unusual […]

Peter Gammons: A Beach Boys Christmas

Sit back and think about where everyone has gone since Madison Bumgarner put away the 2014 season. In the transition season from Bud Selig to Rob Manfred, when after the Kansas City Royals took the World Series to a seventh game as many as three-quarters of the teams will awaken on Christmas morning believing in […]

Around the majors report: Matt Kemp is traded to the Padres

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 Dodgers traded CF-RF Matt […]

The Walkoff Awards

Since there is an award season for just about everything, I’m surprised that there are no awards presented for one of the most memorable game event: the walkoff. The deciding event affects both teams and the picture of a walkoff becomes indelibly etched in our minds. I mean when you talk great moments in baseball […]