The Yankees bullpen troika means the starters need to only go six

Yankees manager Joe Girardi on the YES Network last night stated that newly acquired Aroldis Chapman will be his closer as the team enters spring training. This means that the AL reliever of the year, Andrew Miller, will move back to the 8th inning, a slot that he previously occupied and thrived in, and Dellin […]

Coffee and Clippings: Cubs ‘raised bar’ with 97-win season, look for more in Pittsburgh

Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) of the Chicago Sun-Times wraps up the Cubs’ season as they get ready to take on the Pirates on Wednesday… They didn’t get home field for the wild-card game like they set out Sunday to steal, but the Cubs delivered on something much bigger when they finished off a 97-win season by […]

Peter Gammons: Yankees’ high heat starters, Mike Fiers, Will Harris, and the AL ROY

For all our focus on the reconstructed Blue Jays, when Toronto gets to Yankee Stadium to begin a Jays-Yanks stretch of seven games in 10 days next Thursday, the opener will be be David Price against Nathan Eovaldi. The fact is that where once people worried about the Yankee rotation, Eovaldi’s evolution with the development […]

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) ROCKIES 6, REDS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Reds 0 0 0 3 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, Angels CF Mike Trout became the 4th player in MLB with 4 consecutive years with 25+ HR by the age of 23, joining Mel Ott (1929-32), Eddie Mathews (1952-55) and Frank Robinson (1956-59) (all of […]

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

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 […]

New York, New York in June

I like New York in June, how about you? Nine to Know for the Yankees and Mets in June In June, as the AL East went 81-57 with each team playing at least .500 baseball, the Yankees went 15-12. In the NL East, which went 57-77  and only the Nationals were over .500, the Mets were 12-15. […]

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

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