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 […]

MLB Memorial Day Highlights

MLB pays tribute to Memorial Day Your browser does not support iframes. Nolan Arenado puts his defensive prowess on display with these two spectacular plays at third Your browser does not support iframes. Giancarlo Stanton makes a great catch before hitting the wall in right Your browser does not support iframes. Khris Davis launches a […]

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, the Dodgers tied their team record by winning their 11th consecutive home series (1930, 1955). (STATS LLC) 2) Yesterday, Braves P Shelby Miller became the 1st Braves pitcher to pitch 2 shutouts, over a span […]

Around the majors report: Braves trade Justin Upton to Padres

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 Braves traded LF Justin […]