Around the majors report: Anthony Rendon won’t need surgery

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) Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon’s sprained […]

Josh Donaldson and the Walkoff Homer Report

At this point in the season you can’t minimize the importance of every Oakland win, which means you can’t minimize the importance of the three walkoff homers of Josh Donaldson. Donaldson’s 10th inning two-run homer gave the A’s to an 8-6 victory over the Phillies on Sunday. 2014 Walkoff HR leaders 66 batters – 33 by […]

A stretch of 7th innings

The average starting pitcher in the majors goes 6.27 innings – in the AL starters go 6.32 innings and in the NL, starters go 6.23 innings. This prompted me to wonder what goes on in the 7th inning. Kevin Jepsen is a 7th inning king Here are the most 7th innings pitched. Jepsen has yet […]

Coffee and Clippings: Rex Brothers has big role in Rockies’ rebuilt bullpen

Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) of the Denver Post writes that Rex Brothers has a big role in the Rockies’ rebuilt bullpen… The eighth inning holds the answer on why Rex Brothers is not the Rockies’ closer. He is more than capable of filling the role, throwing hard with a slider that is as fun for hitters as eating […]