Peter Gammons: An abundance of options can make all the difference

The pitching trend-line is obvious. Those who start retire fewer batters per outing virtually every season, down to less than 5 2/3 innings a start. With that, the offense has fueled the relievers’ earned run average to rise to the reach of the last three seasons-3.71 to 3.93 to 4.06—while the MLB save percentage has […]

Chase Utley’s Not Dead Yet

The Los Angeles Dodgers recently re-signed Chase Utley, giving the soon-to-be 37-year-old  a one-year, $7 million deal to serve as an infield insurance if (when) Howie Kendrick departs via free agency, youngsters Enrique Hernandez and Jose Peraza prove in need of more seasoning, or Justin Turner takes an extended period of time to recover from […]

MLB Video Highlights: Alex Gordon sacrifices the body, Josh Donaldson’s walk-off homer

Josh Donaldson hammers a two-run homer in the 10th for the walk-off win… Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Wainwright joins the broadcast booth to discuss clinching… Your browser does not support iframes. Mike Matheny discusses Lance Lynn’s performance and a flu outbreak… Your browser does not support iframes. Reds hit 4 homers: Jay […]

News report: David Price to the Tigers & MANY more trades

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) A 3 way trade: The […]

MLB Video Highlights: Encarnacion’s walk-off home run, Ortiz’s 1,000 extra-base hit

Edwin Encarnacion’s walk-off home run in Toronto Troy Tulowitzki and DJ LeMahieu team up for an incredible double play Enrique Hernandez hits his first major league home run with his family watching from the stands Leury Garcia’s pinch-hit, walk-off single gives the White Sox the 3-2 win over the Angels Leonys Martin robs Nelson Cruz […]