Xander Bogaerts, Defensive Shifts, and the State of the Pulled Ball

Here’s something you probably already knew: Xander Bogaerts is pretty good at this baseball thing. He’s good at it on a number of levels, both offensively and defensively, and that’s been the case for quite some time now. Of course, from a statistical vantage point, Bogaerts only very recently — last year, in fact — became pretty good […]

Peter Gammons: A healthy Ryan Kalish starts comeback in Puerto Rico

The game required the busride across the island of Puerto Rico, Caguas to Mayaguez. The box score line was plain: 3 0 0 0 0 with a walk. But it still was a box score line, Ryan Kalish’s first box score line since September 27, 2014 with the Cubs. At that point, in a professional […]

Coffee and Clippings: The New Kid

Matt Duffy (@mm_duffy) Rookie for the Giants and contributor to the Players’ Tribune gives us a first hand look into the life of a mid-season call-up for the San Francisco Giants… I was 23 and just up from Double-A. Nobody had ever heard of me. But Hunter Pence had just come up to me and said, […]

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) ROCKIES 6, REDS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Reds 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 […]

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) TIGERS 7, ORIOLES 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Orioles 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 […]

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 Giants activated RF Hunter Pence from the DL and sent 1B-OF Ryan Lollis to the minors. PENCE YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G TEAM 2013 30 […]

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 Giants placed RF Hunter Pence on the 15 day DL and called up P Michael Broadway. Pence has a sore left wrist. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI […]

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 Diamondbacks traded OF Mark Trumbo and P Vidal Nuno to the Mariners for C Welington Castillo, P Domonic Leone and minor leaguers SS Jack Reinheimer and OF Gabby Guerrero. TRUMBO YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA […]

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

MLB Video Highlights: Teixeira’s grand slam; Arenado hits 6th HR in last eight games

Mark Teixeira hits a grand slam off King Felix in the 5th Your browser does not support iframes. Albert Pujols launches two home runs against the Rays Your browser does not support iframes. StatCast tracks Angel Pagan and Hunter Pence as they both rob Andrew McCutchen Your browser does not support iframes. Mike Trout puts […]