Coffee and Clippings: Recent hernia surgery to limit Astros’ Evan Gattis this spring

Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) of the Houston Chronicle updates Evan Gattis’ recent hernia surgery and what it means in the near future… Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis recently underwent surgery to repair a hernia, the Chronicle has learned, taking away most of his spring training at a minimum. The recovery is four to six weeks but […]

Sticking at 3B or Corner OF Could be Hefty Challenge for Sano

The Minnesota Twins surprised many by submitting the winning, $12.85 million posting bid to negotiate with South Korean first baseman Byung-ho Park. In the abstract, it’s easy to understand why the Twins, who finished just 26th in the majors in park-and-league adjusted OPS in 2015, would want to add the bat-flipping Nexen Heroes home run […]

Multiple RBI Game Leaders

If driving home one run in a game is good, driving home more than one is exponentially better. Multiple RBI Game Leaders Rk Player # PA AB HR RBI Tm 1 Paul Goldschmidt 20 91 84 16 49 ARI 2 Giancarlo Stanton 19 85 73 18 49 MIA 3 Jose Bautista 19 89 70 15 […]

22 Interesting (but mainly insignificant) Baseball Pairs

The Blue Jays and the Dodgers have each hit 84 homers. The Diamondbacks and White Sox┬áhave each allowed 294 runs. The Yankees and the Mets pitchers each have 36 wins and 22 saves (and allowed 21 sac flies). The Marlins and the Mets have each struck out 525 times. The Orioles and Mariners have each […]

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) TIGERS 8, INDIANS 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Indians 0 0 0 0 0 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) MARINERS 3, RAYS 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Mariners 0 0 0 0 0 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) ASTROS 10, TIGERS 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Astros 3 0 0 0 0 4 2 […]

MLB Video Highlights: Harper, Williams ejected; Mauer’s clutch first HR of 2015

Bryce Harper and Matt Williams are ejected by the home plate umpire in the 3rd Your browser does not support iframes. Alex Gordon makes a great catch in left field before crashing into the wall Your browser does not support iframes. A.J. Pollock steals home against the Marlins as┬áDavid Peralta gets stuck in a pickle […]

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) TIGERS 4, CARDINALS 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E – – – – – – – – – — – — – Tigers 1 0 2 0 0 […]

Astros Sign Rasmus, Continue Building All-or-Nothing Lineup

Playing in Minute Maid Park, a launching pad that favors left-handed pull hitters (120 home run park factor) and righties (114) alike, the Houston Astros are assembling a lineup that should hit plenty of tape-measure shots in 2015. But the pace at which those sluggers rack up outs between highlight-reel homers could be equally breath-taking. […]