Jamey Newberg: Let’s Go.

Let’s go. Spring Break was 3,000 miles away from Surprise this year, but our 12-year-old wasn’t all that OK with the idea of a Rangers spring training going on fully without him, and he thought the concept of missing a day of school to get in a long weekend on the south side of those […]

Newberg: Tyson Ross, and rarity.

The Rangers agreed to terms on a pillow contract with Ian Desmond last year on February 29, the rarest of dates, and both the team and the player reaped rich rewards. Friday the 13th is somewhat less of a calendar anomaly than Leap Day, but then again Tyson Ross doesn’t need to have the kind of breakout season […]

Newberg: Surpluses and deficits.

There are too many middle infielders, and there will be a trade. The 23-year-old could go in July or the winter. The 27-year-old could go, but in the winter only. The 22-year-old almost surely doesn’t go at all. Not fun to think about, but one is going to go away and it’s going to improve […]

Jamey Newberg: Plan B.

I didn’t love that Sam Dyson had to pitch the ninth inning on Tuesday, and I didn’t love that Nick Martinez got off the bullpen bench in the third inning on Wednesday, starting to get loose as Oakland was busy sending eight hitters to the plate against Derek Holland. Hours earlier, Jeff Banister had hinted […]

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 Marlins activated P Jose Fernandez from the DL and sent P Jose Urena to the minors. FERNANDEZ YEAR AGE RSAA ERA G GS IP SO SO/9 WHIP W L SV NW NL TEAM 2013 20 […]

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 6, PIRATES 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Pirates 0 0 0 0 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) TIGERS 8, INDIANS 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Indians 0 0 0 0 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) 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: Stats report

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) Yesterday, Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera became the 14th player in MLB history with 200 career IBB and is 9th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) (NOTE: IBB is only available since 1955.) YEAR AGE TRAA […]

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) PIRATES 8, METS 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Mets 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 […]