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 Pirates placed 3B Josh Harrison on the 15 day DL. Harrison has torn ligaments in his left thumb and is expected to miss about 6 weeks. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP […]

Talkin’ Bullpens – The Royals, Braves, and Nine to Know….

I frequently wonder what the conversation is like for those pitchers, catchers and coaches in the bullpen as the games go on around them. I’m sure a lot of it is the pure silliness of guys hanging around and some has to do with the business of pitching, but until I get an invitation to […]

The Walkoff Awards

Since there is an award season for just about everything, I’m surprised that there are no awards presented for one of the most memorable game event: the walkoff. The deciding event affects both teams and the picture of a walkoff becomes indelibly etched in our minds. I mean when you talk great moments in baseball […]

News report: Jacoby Ellsbury strains his hamstring

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) Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury had […]

Nelson Cruz, Then and Now

Though the month of September began on a positive note for Baltimore Orioles slugger Nelson Cruz — he went 1-for-4 with a ninth-inning home run against Glen Perkins Monday afternoon, marking just the second time he’s tallied consecutive games with a round tripper since late May — there’s no avoiding the fact that the 10-year vet has witnessed a precipitous […]

The Streak Report

Let’s hear it for Jeff Samardzija, the Red Sox, the Dodgers, and Edwin Encarnacion and the Blue Jays. Nine to Know: Let’s go streaking! Cy Young Award candidate Jeff Samardzija of the Cubs, won his first game of the season allowing six hits, walking none and whiffing 10 in seven-plus innings as Chicago topped San […]