Newberg: The comfort of powerlessness

We sat down last night to watch a couple old episodes of “Inside the Actors Studio,” the first one featuring Sting and then another starring Anthony Hopkins, the latter of whom said something toward the end of his hour that, naturally, made me think about baseball. “Today is the tomorrow I was so worried about yesterday.” Thursday, […]

Around the majors report: Season starts tonight

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) Today’s schedule– NL Cardinals (Adam […]

Our Thanksgiving Menu

The Thanksgiving Menu Soups Bill Campbell and Jeff Suppan. You will need Karl Spooner and Tim Spooneybarger. Turkeys Turkey Stearnes was one of the most prolific home-run hitters in the Negro leagues and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2000. Turk Lown was primarily a Chicago pitcher. From 1951-58, Lown went 30-44 for the Cubs […]

News report: Henderson Alvarez goes on the DL

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 @ATMreports. 1) The Marlins placed P Henderson […]

MLB Video Highlights: Kershaw’s scoreless streak ends, Carp’s walk-off single, and a 5-8 fielder’s choice

Stephen Drew makes an over-the-shoulder grab in shallow-left center… Adam Eaton makes a tremendous catch in the triangle to rob Ortiz of an extra-base hit… Mike Carp singles to give the Red Sox their second straight walk-off win… Adrian Gonzalez sends a sac-fly to left for the go-ahead run… Clayton Kershaw ends his consecutive scoreless […]

News report: Edwin Encarnacion goes on the DL

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 @ATMreports. 1) The Blue Jays placed 1B […]

A Baseball Thanksgiving Feast From Soup to Nuts

Here’s a Thanksgiving Menu especially prepared for the baseball fan The Menu Soup Perhaps you would like to start with a couple pitchers of “Soup” compliments of Bill Campbell and Jeff Suppan. Main Course Turkey Stearnes was one of the most prolific home-run hitters in the Negro leagues. He led the Negro National League in […]

MLB Video Recap: Carp’s Grand Slam and More

Mike Carp’s grand slam leads Red Sox over Rays 7-3   Benches clear as Jose Fernandez stares at his home run against the Braves   Robinson Cano goes yard for his 100th RBI of the season   Yasiel Puig makes an impressive diving catch   Anibal Sanchez holds the White Sox scoreless in 7 1/3 […]

Coffee and Clippings: The Impressive Koji Uehara

Gordon Edes (@GordonEdes) of ESPN Boston talks about Koji Uehara’s impressive timing as he has retired 34 consecutive batters… Sure, Jarrod Saltalamacchia is impressed with Koji Uehara. Who isn’t? The Sox closer has retired the last 34 batters he faced — the equivalent of a perfect game plus seven batters — and has not allowed […]