Peter Gammons: Spotlight on the 2017 Royals

SURPRISE, ARIZONA—This is one of those springs where the Royals needed to get out and play. Raul Mondesi, who annually roomed with Yordano Ventura, needs to play and concentrate on showing Ned Yost he is ready to play second base in the big leagues. “We all need to play,” says Salvador Perez. “Focus on baseball.” […]

Coffee and Clippings: Cubs’ Joe Maddon not waiting for October to manage playoff baseball

Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) of the Chicago Sun-Times on Joe Maddon’s managing tactics for the Cubs down the stretch… The late-season push that has been missing from Cubs baseball for at least six years returned with two on and nobody out in the top of the fifth inning Thursday night at Wrigley Field – when manager Joe […]

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 […]

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) YANKEES 7, RAYS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E – – – – – – – – – — — — – — – Rays 2 […]

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, INDIANS 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Tigers 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 […]

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 moved into 10th place for career times reached base safely, for the American League, and is 18th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG […]

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, WHITE SOX 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Tigers 0 0 0 0 5 0 […]

Jason Hammel Thrives in Chicago

There might not be a better match in baseball than Jason Hammel and the Chicago Cubs. Since joining pitching coach Chris Bosio and the Cubs, Hammel has pieced together the best baseball in his career. Through 10 starts this season, Hammel is 4-2 with a 2.82 ERA and 1.8 WAR. Hammel is making his living […]

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

Bartolo Colon has an OUTRAGEOUS strikeout-to-walk ratio

Nine to Know: 2015 Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio leaders G PA IP K W K/9 BB/9 K/BB 1. Bartolo Colon (NYM) 7 184 46.0 40 6 7.77 0.19 40.00 2. Michael Pineda (NYY) 7 183 46.0 54 5 10.49 0.58 18.00 3. Max Scherzer (WSH) 6 170 42.1 49 2 10.34 1.05 9.80 4. Danny Salazar (CLE) […]