Peter Gammons: The winding the road for a superhuman draft pick

In Chicago Saturday, there was a relieved cheer that echoed from Wrigley to The Gold Coast when Kyle Schwarber hit his grand slam to beat the Cardinals. There was the same sense across New England when Andrew Benintendi, who’d broken an 0-for-19 slump Saturday, went yard against Chris Tillman in Baltimore. Schwarber and Benintendi will […]

Travis d’Arnaud Another Young Gem for the Mets

When it comes to young talent in Queens, the conversation usually turns to the Mets’ quartet of power pitchers in the starting rotation (Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz) or outfielder Michael Conforto, who transformed from an Oregon State Beaver to one of the game’s best rookie sluggers (132 OPS+ during the regular […]

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 5th career 3 HR game and his 62nd multi HR game. Rodriguez became the 12th player in MLB history to reach 350 career HR above the league average. (Complete […]

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

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 CF Mike Trout moved into 9th place for HR above the league average, through the age of 23, and tied for 6th for career HR. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA […]

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 Braves traded 3B Juan Uribe and utilityman Kelly Johnson to the Mets for minor league Ps John Gant and Robert Whalen. URIBE YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI […]