Peter Gammons: Reflection of Yankees over Twins on this Wild Card Wednesday

NEW YORK—When the Yankees defeated the Phillies to win the 2009 World Series, it was the first title in the new venue, and turns out to be their last, as if eight seasons without winning a World Series is hardly a long time. What I remember most is how quiet it seemed, like a Thursday […]

Peter Gammons: Trade deadline thoughts from Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN—The drive here, that begins with the Turnpike from Cataumet to Stockbridge, gave time to think about Jeff Bagwell being inducted into the Hall of Fame, which means he and Frank Thomas, born on the same day and both losers (as well as Mo Vaughn) to Dave Staton in the 1988 Cape League Home Run […]

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 […]

The top 2014 rookies performers this season

Don’t look for the Oakland A’s on this listing of pleayers who are regarded as rookies that have appeared in games this season.  Rookies pitchers who have appeared in at least one game Rk Tm # 1 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 7 Jose Alvarez / Yoslan Herrera / Nick Maronde / Mike Morin Cory […]