Peter Gammons: With respect to 1st rounders, winning takes a much wider collective

We understand the importance of Monday’s draft. Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant, Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw, Mookie Betts, Dustin Pedroia, Aaron Judge, C.C. Sabathia, Francisco Lindor, Carlos Correa, Paul Goldschmidt, Max Scherzer, Nolan Arenado, Buster Posey, Andrew McCutchen, Madison Bumgarner  and Corey Seager were draft choices who altered their franchises. Miguel Sano is changing the Twins, […]

Sunday Nine to Notes: September 6, 2015

Nine to Know: From the Bill Chuck Files Since 2008, Clayton Kershaw has held the Giants to 1.61 ERA and a .189 BAA in 30 games (29 starts). The Yankees have called up eight players for September including Rico Noel who was the batter when Will Ferrell pitched in his spring training fund raising stunt. […]

Long, Long Time Ago

The last time the Cleveland Indians had a batting champion was 1954, when Bobby Avila batted .341 for the pennant winning Indians, who, of course lost in the World Series to Willie Mays and the New York Giants. Like Kipnis, Avila was an infielder, made the All-Star team, hit doubles and finished the season with a plus .400 […]

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) According to Ken Rosenthal, the Reds and Royals had a trade worked out for Johnny Cueto, before Cueto’s start yesterday, but the trade fell apart due to problems with one of the Royals players medical reports. […]

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 8th place in AL history for times reached base safely and is 18th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP […]

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 Pirates placed 3B Josh Harrison on the 15 day DL. Harrison has torn ligaments in his left thumb and is expected to miss about 6 weeks. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP […]

MLB Home Heroes & Villians

July 4th, for many years, was the time to think of the Beach Boys and great summer music. Each July 4th the Beach Boys would perform concerts to adoring fans. In 1980 and 1981 they played before hundreds of thousands of fans on the Mall in Washington D.C. They were July 4th heroes. Then came the […]

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: Game recaps

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) INDIANS 7, RAYS 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Indians 1 1 0 0 0 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, Pirates CF Andrew McCutchen moved into 10th place on the Pirates career HR list and is tied for 14th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP […]