Peter Gammons: Reflection of Hall of Fame inductees Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell

Tim Raines signs HOF after his name, the second greatest leadoff hitter in history, a man who reached base more often than Tony Gwynn or Roberto Clemente. So does Jeff Bagwell, who statistically is one of the six best first basemen ever, second only behind Albert Pujols since World War II. And Pudge Rodriguez, one […]

Peter Gammons: For those with trader’s remorse

We are so familiar with prospects we were stunned when Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez went in a trade for Adam Eaton. Never mind that one hybrid scouting and analytics general manager referred to Eaton as “one of the 15 best players in the game” and my personal fondness for Eaton’s game likeness to Ken Linseman, the […]

DEALS ARE PART OF THEIR TRADE

“DEALS ARE PART OF THEIR TRADE ” For fans, the trading deadline Major League Baseball has made the end of July exciting and suspenseful for teams fighting for the postseason and for the franchises trying to avoid falling into the basement.  For teams like the Reds the trade deadline allows them the chance to continue their rebuilding in an […]

Peter Gammons: Old deals forcing Nationals to stay idle in the market

As folks in Washington were shut-ins because of the snow, they spent the weekend wondering why players aren’t being signed by the Nationals. The failure of the Nationals this winter to sign a number of free agents—from Yoenis Cespedes to Jason Heyward, Ben Zobrist to Darren O’Day—can be traced back to the MASN deal Major […]

Oh Canada!!

Ever since the Expos left Montreal, the Blue Jays have taken over as the baseball team of choice throughout Canada. With no postseason participation since the early 90’s, October 2015 has moved baseball back to the forefront of Canadian culture. It is now a duty as Canadians to drop everything that you are doing and watch the […]

Coffee and Clippings: Ben Cherington out as GM in Red Sox shake-up

Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) of the Boston Globe on the hiring of Dave Dombrowski and what that means for both the Red Sox and Ben Cherington going forward… Dombrowski is expected to hire a general manager to replace Cherington. USA Today speculated that former Braves GM Frank Wren could be a candidate because Dombrowski has known and […]

Legends of the Game: Pedro Martinez

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. Today’s Legends of the Game is […]

Legends of the Game: Gary Carter

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. Today’s Legends of the Game is […]

Legends of the Game: Tim Raines

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. Today’s Legends of the Game is […]

Legends of the Game: Andre Dawson

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. Today’s Legends of the Game is Andre Dawson. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G TEAM 1976 21 -1 -4 3 .278 […]