Sunday MLB Nine to Notes: From the Bill Chuck Files of 1/3/16

Nine to Know: From the Bill Chuck Files of 1/3/16 In 2014, Ben Revere hit .306 with seven triples and two homers. In 2015, Revere hit .306 with seven triples and two homers.* The highest foul ball percentages last season were recorded by the Indians and the Red Sox at 39.3%. Eddie Rosario led the […]

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) TIGERS 7, INDIANS 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Tigers 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 […]

Nick Markakis Should be Hitting Leadoff

Earlier in the season, the Atlanta Braves batted Nick Markakis leadoff, but lately, that spot in the lineup has gone to Jace Peterson. Peterson is a young player with a decent future, but his .337 OBP and .261 batting average leaves a lot to be desired when looking at Markakis’ numbers. Markakis currently has a […]

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) PHILLIES 5, REDS 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E – – – – – – – – – — — – — – Reds 0 0 0 […]

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) BREWERS 7, DIAMONDBACKS 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 R H E – – – – – – – – – — — — […]

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

Who Are the Game’s Best Low-Ball Hitters?

With each passing season, games are increasingly won and lost in the lower portion of the strike zone — and pitchers are winning the battle. Hurlers threw 43.4% of their pitches to the lower third of the zone in 2014, compared to 37-38% during the early years of Pitch F/X in 2008 and 2009. That […]

Around the majors report: Yankees re-sign Chase Headley

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) The Yankees re-signed free agent […]

Should Trade Chips Gattis, Rosario Stick at Catcher?

With Russell Martin no longer in play, the free agent market for catchers is threadbare. It’s no wonder, then, that the Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies are looking to capitalize on other clubs’ desperation by selling high on two backstops known far more for their right-handed power than their defensive skills. The Braves’ Evan Gattis […]

Last week’s notable free agent signings

Black Friday has come and gone with the number one toy still on the shelf. Although the league is still waiting for the big domino to fall, deals are still being struck. So as the winter meetings are set to begin on Sunday, here are some of the more notable free agent signings from the past week… Nelson […]