Peter Gammons: Now that the deadline dust has settled

The first question was about the certainty of the Dodgers in the World Series. The second was a look-ahead to a replay of the 1981 Dodger-Yankee World Series. I covered the 1978 Red Sox. I remember when they were 14 up on the Yankees on July 19. Or that on August 1 they were 65-38, […]

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 […]

Nolan Arenado is halfway to paradise

Last night in Texas, the Colorado Rockies only picked up five hits in their 5-0 loss to the Rangers, but the Rox 23-year old third baseman Nolan Arenado broke the team record with a 3rd inning single that brought his hitting streak to 28 games. Arenado now has the 14th longest hitting streak since 2000 […]

The Miguel Cabrera Report

Miguel Cabrera is “only” hitting .292 with four homers and 25 RBI in 29 games. Miggy is quickly returning to form after his average had dropped to .206 following the game on April 21. In Cabrera’s 13 games from April 22 to May 7 The Tigers have gone 11-2, with Miguel hitting .386/.407/.649 with three […]

Something Fishy – Walkoff Grand Slams & April RBI Records

  Giancarlo Stanton exploded a grand slam off Yoervis Medina in the bottom of the 9th last night at Marlins Ballpark, breaking a 4-4 tie, sending the Mariners to their fourth straight defeat. As my friend and colleague Lee Sinins points out today (thanks to ESPN Stats) the Marlins became the first team to have […]

OPENING DAY: Dillon Gee and the New York Mets

It’s official, the Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg will be facing Dillon Gee and the rest of the New York Mets on Opening Day, March 31 at Citi Field. Gee will be the 23rd OD pitcher for the Mets following Jonathan Niese who last year became the 22nd pitcher to start on Opening Day game […]