Sunday Nine to Notes: November 22, 2015

Nine to Know: From the Bill Chuck Files…11/22/15 Prior to 2015, the last batter to hit at least 37 homers and not get hit by a pitch was in 2004 when Moises Alou slammed 39 dingers without getting slammed by a pitch. Last season, David Ortiz hit 37 homers and was not hit once by […]

Peter Gammons: World Series preview and questions to be answered

KANSAS CITY—In the 55th season since the first expansion from two eight leagues, the American and National, in 1961, there never was a World Series held between two teams that came into existence since the Dec. 24, 1960 expansion draft. A draft that began with the name Eli Grba and included Haywood Sullivan, Jim Fregosi […]

Only one team has four pitchers with 155+ IP

With a plethora of solid starters, you may be noticing that the Mets are skipping the turns of some of their great starters. Here’s why: Player IP WHIP Age G GS CG W L W-L% H R ER BB SO ERA HR BA Pit Str Matt Harvey 166.1 1.010 26 25 25 0 12 7 […]

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. […]

Jon Niese’s Brilliant Recovery

After a sluggish start to the season, Jon Niese has settled in and pitched well enough to headline a rotation. Of course, with the New York Mets, his performance isn’t good enough to be the franchise’s ace but that says more about the team’s depth than Niese’s effort. He contributed another stellar outing against 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) TIGERS 12, MARINERS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Tigers 0 1 0 2 0 5 4 […]

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) YANKEES 2, MARLINS 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Marlins 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 […]

Stats report: More feats for Miguel Cabrera

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) Yesterday, Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera […]

Game recaps: Royals clinch a postseason berth

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) ROYALS 3, WHITE SOX 1 […]