Peter Gammons: Agents, scouts, prospects, changing trends, and the MLB Draft

The Baseball Draft was changed in 2012 because the Commissioner’s Office felt that teams like the Red Sox could use their development revenues to sign players like Anthony Rizzo in later rounds for high round contracts. The idea was to restrict signing pools based on the previous year’s standings and allow losing teams better access […]

Sticking at 3B or Corner OF Could be Hefty Challenge for Sano

The Minnesota Twins surprised many by submitting the winning, $12.85 million posting bid to negotiate with South Korean first baseman Byung-ho Park. In the abstract, it’s easy to understand why the Twins, who finished just 26th in the majors in park-and-league adjusted OPS in 2015, would want to add the bat-flipping Nexen Heroes home run […]

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: Game recaps

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) NATIONALS 9, GIANTS 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Giants 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 […]

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) On Tuesday, Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera passed 50 times reached base safely above the league average in 2015 (+51) for the 9th time, which is 3rd among active players, and his 7 such years with the […]

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, Angels 1B Albert Pujols moved into 8th place for most career RCAA, for right handed hitters. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) Pujols moved into 10th place for career extra base hits above the league average for the […]

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 had his 240th career game with 3+ hits, which is 9th among right handed hitters, and his 42nd game with 4+ hits, which moved into 13th. (playindex) YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA […]

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) ASTROS 10, TIGERS 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Astros 3 0 0 0 0 4 2 […]

MLB Video Highlights: Harper, Williams ejected; Mauer’s clutch first HR of 2015

Bryce Harper and Matt Williams are ejected by the home plate umpire in the 3rd Your browser does not support iframes. Alex Gordon makes a great catch in left field before crashing into the wall Your browser does not support iframes. A.J. Pollock steals home against the Marlins as David Peralta gets stuck in a pickle […]

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) Cardinals LF Matt Holliday became the 7th LF in NL history with 350 career RCAA and the 5th Cardinals LF with 200 RCAA. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) Yesterday, Holliday moved into 5th for career TRAA for the […]