Peter Gammons: 2017 Predictions (Part II)

Back in time when the Red Sox held spring training in Winter Haven, Florida, on the banks of Lake Lulu in the land of Goat Milk Fudge and the Fossil Museum, a great Boston television sportsman named Bob Lobel would annually drive a player to Lakeland to Madame Christine’s House of Palmistry to try to […]

The Yankees bullpen troika means the starters need to only go six

Yankees manager Joe Girardi on the YES Network last night stated that newly acquired Aroldis Chapman will be his closer as the team enters spring training. This means that the AL reliever of the year, Andrew Miller, will move back to the 8th inning, a slot that he previously occupied and thrived in, and Dellin […]

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) PIRATES 5, TIGERS 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E – – – – – – – – – — — — — — – […]

Around the majors report: Season starts tonight

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) Today’s schedule– NL Cardinals (Adam […]

Around the majors report: Nationals-A’s & Braves-Astros trades

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 traded P Tyler […]

Peter Gammons: New life Yankees thriving with offseason additions

No one is more realistic about where the Yankees sit on the morning of April 26 than the Yankees themselves. To begin, the entire American League East is seemingly stuck in crosstown traffic, with cold and rain and a 16-wheeler’s schedule and the fact that 23 games into the 2014 season not one team in […]

News report: Shane Victorino comes off the DL

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. Lee can followed on twitter @ATMreports. 1) The Red Sox activated RF Shane Victorino from the DL, sent INF Brock Holt to the minors and will activate 3B Will Middlebrooks from the DL. VICTORINO YEAR AGE TRAA […]

Roster news: Mark Teixeira comes off the DL

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. Lee can followed on twitter @ATMreports. 1) The Yankees activated 1B Mark Teixeira from the DL, called up P Preston Claiborne and Bryan Mitchell, placed P Ivan Nova on the 15 day DL, sent INF Scott Sizemore […]

Coffee and Clippings: Bryce Harper-Mike Trout comparisons may be a career-long thing

Thom Loverro (@thomloverro) of the Washington Times writes that the Bryce Harper-Mike Trout comparisons could be a career-long thing… Bryce Harper is featured in a new set of commercials for Major League Baseball – edited into old baseball footage as if he is playing on the same field with such legends as Ted Williams, Carlton Fisk and Babe […]

Gammons Notes: Morales & Drew still searching, qualifying offers, Teheran’s deal and Reds

Notes from the back of a rental car: 1.  Sometime in the next day or two, free agents Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales will report to the Scott Boras Training Center in Florida. At this point, if they have to go reprove themselves on shorter term contracts, they will be prepared. “They are both young,” […]