Peter Gammons: Ten thoughts when not slipping on black ice

1). On January 23, somewhere between 12 and 20 teams will attend an indoor showcase outside Boston to watch Craig Breslow throw. Depending on whether or not he insists on a guaranteed deal, one club, after watching his video, estimates as many as a dozen teams could offer to sign the 36 year old. Yes, […]

Peter Gammons: Primary storylines from the Winter Meetings

The immediate reaction to the Collective Bargaining Agreement came as clubs were swarming to Harbor Landing, Md. was that the minimal rise in the luxury tax threshold was essentially a soft salary cap, one that would force mega-market teams like the Dodgers, Yankees and Red Sox to hold onto their best prospects for a time […]

Video: Peter Gammons discusses the new CBA and free agency

Peter joins Harold Reynolds and Matt Vasgersian on Hot Stove to discuss the new CBA and its possible effect on free agency…

Peter Gammons: Keeping up with the Cubs and Indians

Dave Cameron did a fascinating piece on FanGraphs comparing the youthful talent of the Cubs to past youth-dominated powerhouses like the 1978 Expos and 1975 Red Sox, and over the next five years one of the story lines will be how Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, Jason McLeod, et al add, subtract, construct and re-construct this […]

Video: Peter Gammons talks D-backs, Marlins, Orioles and more

Peter Gammons joins the Rundown on MLB Network with Christopher Russo to talk about the D-backs in the NL West, the state of the Marlins, the Orioles’ offense and more…

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

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 Indians placed DH Nick Swisher on the 15 day DL. Swisher has left knee inflammation. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G TEAM 2013 32 18 12 […]

Coffee and Clippings: Masahiro Tanaka lights up radar gun as well as Yankees’ dreams

John Harper (@NYDNHarper) of the NY Daily News talks about Masahiro Tanaka’s strong outing on Wednesday as he clocked 96 on the radar gun… Nobody expected to see it in Masahiro Tanaka’s first start back after a month on the disabled list, but there it was — as obvious as the swings and misses up and […]

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 Diamondbacks traded OF Mark Trumbo and P Vidal Nuno to the Mariners for C Welington Castillo, P Domonic Leone and minor leaguers SS Jack Reinheimer and OF Gabby Guerrero. TRUMBO YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA […]

MLB Video Highlights: Stanton hits one out of Dodger Stadium, Yogi Berra turns 90

Giancarlo Stanton’s monstrous home run leaves Dodger Stadium… Another look at Stanton’s blast through Statcast… Alfredo Simon throws two eephus pitches to Torii Hunter in the 3rd… Ian Kinsler hits a walk-off single to center field, scoring Anthony Gose… Kole Calhoun makes an amazing diving catch and holds on to the ball as he slides… […]