Peter Gammons: 2017 Predictions (Part II)

Back in time when the Red Sox held spring training in Winter Haven, Florida, on the banks of Lake Lulu in the land of Goat Milk Fudge and the Fossil Museum, a great Boston television sportsman named Bob Lobel would annually drive a player to Lakeland to Madame Christine’s House of Palmistry to try to […]

Peter Gammons: Third time around the order

On Sunday, Joe Ross, Zack Greinke, Jonathon Niese and Patrick Corbin pinch hit, Oliver Perez bunted and Shelby Miller pinch ran, then saw the game-winning hit soar over his head while playing left field. It was one of my favorite afternoons since Roger Clemens pinch hit in a 17 inning playoff game with the Braves. […]

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 Tigers placed 1B Miguel Cabrera on the 15 day DL and called up 3B Jefry Marte. Cabrera has a strained left calf and is expected to miss 6 weeks. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA […]

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 […]

Peter Gammons: Tommy John injuries a growing epidemic in baseball

We had two brilliantly pitched games between two very good teams in red, when Cincinnati and St. Louis each scored one run in splitting their first two games. We already have a Jose Fernandez-Clayton Kershaw debate, the fans who once booed Santa Claus are booing Jonathan Papelbon’s 90 MPH fastball… But the first week of […]

Celebrating Patrick’s Day

I have no idea if these guys are saints or not. Nine to Know: Patricks Patrick Corbin, the 24-year old Arizona Diamondback lefty, who is now expected to miss the entire 2014 season with a torn UCL. Corbin made his first All-Star team last season. Pat Corrales, was a major league catcher for nine seasons […]

Jordan Zimmermann, Patrick Corbin, and slipping through the cracks

Chris Moran is a second-year law student at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also an assistant coach with the baseball team at Washington University. He graduated from Wheaton College, where he wore the tools of ignorance for the baseball team. Follow him on twitter @hangingslurves. It’s no secret; most big league players come from […]