Coffee and Clippings: MLB settlement a big win for out-of-town fans

Chad Finn (@GlobeChadFinn) of the Boston Globe discusses a recent legal suit settlement which brings good news for MLB fans outside of their team’s market… MLB settled a class-action lawsuit Tuesday in which lawyers representing a group of fans argued that antitrust laws had been violated by the collusion of some television networks to enact and […]

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) According to Ken Rosenthal, the Reds and Royals had a trade worked out for Johnny Cueto, before Cueto’s start yesterday, but the trade fell apart due to problems with one of the Royals players medical reports. […]

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 Braves placed 1B Freddie Freeman on the 15 day DL, retroactive to June 18, and called up OF-1B Joey Terdoslavich. Freeman has a right wrist contusion. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP […]

Peter Gammons: Schuerholz, Hart, and Braves keep eyes on the future

They’re the Braves, so when John Schuerholz brought in his good friend John Hart to try to restore the franchise, they knew that it would take swallowing some pride and a whole lot of creativity. They elevated assistant general manager John Coppolella, promoted and brought back renowned scouts Brian Bridges and Roy Clark and set […]

Around the majors report: Stats report

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) On Tuesday, Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera passed 50 times reached base safely above the league average in 2015 (+51) for the 9th time, which is 3rd among active players, and his 7 such years with the […]

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) Padres CF Wil Myers will have surgery to remove a bone spur in his left wrist and is expected to miss about 8 weeks. Myers was placed on the DL on Monday. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA […]

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) ANGELS 5, A’S 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – A’s 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 […]

Around the majors report: Stats report

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) Yesterday, Angels CF Mike Trout tied the major league record with his 4th consecutive year with 30+ TRAA, through age 23. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) Trout tied the Angels record with his 4th consecutive year with 30+ […]

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) ANGELS 6, RAYS 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Angels 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 […]

Nick Markakis Should be Hitting Leadoff

Earlier in the season, the Atlanta Braves batted Nick Markakis leadoff, but lately, that spot in the lineup has gone to Jace Peterson. Peterson is a young player with a decent future, but his .337 OBP and .261 batting average leaves a lot to be desired when looking at Markakis’ numbers. Markakis currently has a […]