Peter Gammons: Volume of Tommy John surgeries begs some questions

When the news came that Garrett Richards needed Tommy John Surgery, the reality hit the Angels that they were in a place from which they may not be able to escape. Andrew Heaney was already on the disabled list, C.J. Wilson trying to come back from surgery, Tyler Skaggs trying to come back, Matt Shoemaker was […]

Coffee and Clippings: Daniel Nava is trying to pull off another surprise

Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) of the LA Times spotlights Angel hopeful Daniel Nava at another point in his improbable career… There he hit .395 and walked more than he struck out. But MLB teams selected 1,502 players in that June draft, and none of them was him. He tried out for the independent league Chico Outlaws, and […]

Pedro Alvarez’s Career Has Ground to a Halt

In July of 2013, Pedro Alvarez earned what figured to be his first of many All-Star appearances. The second overall pick in the 2008 draft took part in the Home Run Derby at Citi Field, a fitting honor for a slugger who would go on to launch a National league-best 36 round-trippers while helping the […]

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 Padres activated OF Wil Myers from the DL and sent P Kevin Quackenbush to the minors. MYERS YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G TEAM 2013 22 […]

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, Nationals RF Bryce Harper moved into 8th place for most HR above the league average in NL history, through age 22, and is 11th for total HR. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) Harper became the 3rd player […]

MLB Video Highlights: Gonzalez hits three long balls, Stanton’s diving catch and throw

Adrian Gonzalez launches three home runs against the Padres Your browser does not support iframes. Giancarlo Stanton makes a spectacular diving catch and then fires to first for the double play Your browser does not support iframes. Khris Davis makes a leaping catch before slamming into the left-field wall  Your browser does not support iframes. […]

Stats report: Mike Trout makes more history

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) Yesterday, Angels CF Mike Trout […]

News report: Ryan Zimmerman comes off the DL

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 Nationals activated 3B-LF Ryan […]

Video: Peter Gammons on favorite Derek Jeter moment, Ryan Zimmerman and Clayton Kershaw

Peter Gammons joined Sean Casey, Matt Yallof and Jon Morosi on The Rundown to talk about their favorite Derek Jeter moment, what the Nationals should do when Ryan Zimmerman returns from injury and what the postseason means to Clayton Kershaw’s legacy. Your browser does not support iframes.

Rendon Delivers When Nats Need Him Most

While the Nationals will almost assuredly return to the playoffs thanks to one of the game’s top pitching staffs, it has been a bitterly disappointing 2014 season for two of the club’s star position players. Bryce Harper has struggled to make contact since returning from surgery to repair a torn UCL in his left thumb, […]