Yankees Make Upside Play with Hicks Trade

In an exchange of relatively well-regarded, but not yet established big leaguers, the Minnesota Twins traded outfielder Aaron Hicks to the New York Yankees for catcher John Ryan Murphy. The swap makes sense for both sides, with the Twins (who ranked 29th in the majors in catcher Wins Above Replacement last season) adding a backstop […]

Nine to Notes: From the Bill Chuck Files, Sunday, August 9

Nine to Know: From the Bill Chuck Files In June, Chris Sale made six starts and in 44.1 IP he struck out 75, had an ERA of 1.83, and a .176 BAA. In six starts since, Sale has pitched 39.2 innings, struck out 45 with an ERA of 5.22 and a .296 BAA. The Blue […]

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) DODGERS 3, METS 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Dodgers 0 0 1 0 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) NATIONALS 3, ORIOLES 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Nationals 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) PIRATES 6, CARDINALS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E – – – – – – – – – — — — — — – […]

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) Royals LF Alex Gordon had to lave yesterday’s game due to a strained left groin and could be out for months. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G […]

Peter Gammons: Figuring out the AL East; Gauging Dodger trade options

OK, Madison Bumgarner had more RBI against Clayton Kershaw Thursday than Hanley Ramirez has in the entire month of May, as many RBI against Kershaw as Pablo Sandoval has against lefthanded pitching all season. Yet, this is the American League East, and as David Ortiz pointed out to the standings on the Green Monster Thursday, […]

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 Yankees placed CF Jacoby Ellsbury on the 15 day DL and called up OF Slade Heathcott. Ellsbury had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a sprained right knee. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG […]

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, Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays into 4th place on the all time HR list and he is 13th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) Rodriguez is 1 of 4 players to lead […]

Jacoby Ellsbury has been a leadoff machine

Like many a Yankee this season, Jacoby Ellsbury has jumped out to a fantastic start through his first 25 games. Although his power has been relatively non-existent, he has been getting singles like it is nobody’s business. There has only been 4 games this season that Ellsbury does not have a hit. Within the past week things […]