Sunday Nine to Notes for November 29, 2015

Nine to Know: From the Bill Chuck Files of November 29, 2015 Not one wild pitch or passed ball for Bartolo Colon or Johnny Cueto in 2015. Seven National Leaguers received votes for Rookie of the Year in 2015, unanimously won by Kris Bryant, but Odubel Herrera the Phillies centerfielder wasn’t one of them. Herrera […]

Lance Lynn: Righty Killer

The St. Louis Cardinals just assured they won’t have any contentious arbitration hearings with starting pitcher Lance Lynn, signing the durable right-hander to a three-year, $22 million deal with an additional $1.5 million in potential incentives. The 27-year-old has quietly established himself as one of the better starters in the National League over the past […]

Kuroda Quietly Brilliant During MLB Tenure

Seven years ago, Hiroki Kuroda began his MLB career with little of the fanfare that has accompanied other Japanese players who decided to compete stateside. The Hiroshima Toyo Carp starter wasn’t a pioneer like Hideo Nomo, a multi-time batting champ and MVP like Ichiro, or a twenty-something Sawamura Award winner like Daisuke Matsuzaka and Yu […]

Around the majors report: Nationals sign Dan Uggla

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 Nationals signed 2B Dan […]

Remaining Notable Free Agents

Pitchers Max Scherzer: Age 30, RHP Perhaps overshadowed by the Jon Lester sweepstakes, Max Scherzer talks have really been suppressed due to lack of activity. The topped ranked free agent starting pitcher went into the off season with a figure of $200 million as his target price. Most information coming out of the Scherzer/Boras camp are […]

Game recaps: David Ortiz moves up on the HR list & hits 2 HR

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) RED SOX 5, ORIOLES 3 […]

MLB Video Highlights: Jeter’s last game at Camden Yards, Kelly Johnson’s walk-off for O’s

A Tribute to the National Anthem’s 200th Anniversary… Your browser does not support iframes. The Orioles present Derek Jeter with gifts, including a U.S. Navy captain’s hat… Your browser does not support iframes. Chris Tillman delivers 6 2/3 impressive innings vs. the Yankees… Your browser does not support iframes. Hiroki Kuroda holds the Orioles to […]

Game recaps: Clayton Kershaw has a good game

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) DODGERS 4, GIANTS 2 1 […]

MLB Video Highlights: Orioles roll to a Fenway victory, Petit goes the distance

Alejandro De Aza hits two home runs for the Orioles at Fenway… Your browser does not support iframes. Red Sox fan takes foul ball from Chris Davis… Your browser does not support iframes. Nick Markakis charges to make the diving catch on Mike Napoli’s sinking liner… Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Jones and […]

Game recaps: Felix Hernandez has a good game

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) MARINERS 2, A’S 1 1 […]