And Now—–David Ortiz and other baseball players who are employees

And Now… baseball players who tell us that they are an employee (with all due respect accorded to John Oliver) “You know, I was a little bit down when I heard the news. Because I’m at the point in my career where I want to compete. I want to win. I’m 32 years old. I’ve […]

Nine to Notes from the Bill Chuck Files

Nine to Know: Sunday July 26, 2015 The Yankees record for the most pitchers used in a season is 26, set in 2007 (where have you gone Colter Bean?); the Yanks have used 25 so far this season. Josh Donaldson leads all players in PA without hitting for a seasonal cycle; he’s had 429 PA […]

Around the majors report: Justin Verlander goes on the DL

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 Tigers placed P Justin […]

Around the majors report: Padres name Shields Opening Day starter

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 Padres named James Shields […]

Around the majors report: Cardinals re-sign Lance Lynn

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. 58 1) The Cardinals re-signed P […]

How traded players are doing with their new teams

It’s been two weeks since the trade deadline, here’s what the dealt players have put up with their new teams: Jon Lester Athletics: 3 G (3-0),  21.3 IP,  2.49 ERA,  1.062 WHIP,  4.00 K/BB Red Sox: 21 G (10-7),  143 IP,  2.52 ERA,  1.119 WHIP,  4.66 K/BB Jonny Gomes Athletics: 16 PA,  .286/.313/.286,  0 HR, […]

The Chicago Cubs Find Pitchers in Unlikely Places

Chicago Cubs starting pitchers have totaled 10.9 fWAR, which is currently the third-highest mark in the major leagues, behind the rotations of the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals. On Opening Day, their rotation featured Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Edwin Jackson, Travis Wood and Carlos Villanueva. Since then they’ve moved Villanueva to the bullpen and dealt […]

News report: Cardinals-Indians trade

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) The Indians traded P Justin […]

News report: Yasiel Puig has a strained hip

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. 1) Dodgers RF Yasiel Puig had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a mildly strained left hip. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI […]

Brett Gardner’s Yankee record-setting game

It’s not easy to set an offensive record for the Yankees, but thanks to the offensive showing by the Red Sox last night, Brett Gardner has found a place in the team’s record book. The record: Most runs scored in a game by a Yankee without the benefit of a hit Last night, the Yankees […]