Peter Gammons: The Gurriel Brothers are upon us

In Houston camp, the older brother Yulieski Gurriel, star of the 2006 World Baseball Classic, is playing first base and veteran players have told people that despite his average 130 at-bat finish to the 2016 season–.292 OBP, .345 slug—that he is so good a hitter as the rust wears off that he could hit anywhere […]

Peter Gammons: The Hall of Fame ballot

The 2005 Induction ceremony was over, and inductees, friends, guests and well-wishers were winding back to the Otesaga Hotel. Outside the entrance, Bud Selig was on his cell phone, his voice raised in what obviously was a heated discussion. We later learned that Selig was in a discussion about a piece of news that he […]

Peter Gammons: Quick notes for a Wednesday in January

There’s been a lot of discussion as to whether or not Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds will creep up to the necessary 75% with five more shots on the ballot. But it may not be that easy, because despite their increases, it’s difficult to ascertain how fixed hard-liners that did not vote for them will […]

Videos: Peter Gammons’ Hall of Fame discussions, includes Peter’s votes

MLB Network analysts Ken Rosenthal,Jon Paul Morosi and Peter Gammons discuss their voting methodology for the 2017 Hall of Fame… Peter Gammons joins Chris Russo to discuss the legacy of Fred Lynn and break down his choices for the 2017 Hall of Fame… Jon Paul Morosi and Peter Gammons break down their 2017 Hall of […]

Video: Peter Gammons on potential HOF Class of 2017

Peter joins Christopher Russo on MLB Network’s High Heat to discuss the potential Hall of Fame class of 2017

Legends of the Game: Team by team leaders, single season ISO, NL

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. TEAM BY TEAM LEADERS, SINGLE SEASON […]

Alfonso Soriano: Done in pinstripes

Over the weekend, the Yankees made the announcement that they would be designating Alfonso Soriano for assignment. Going into the spring, Soriano was coming of 2 straight seasons in which he hit more than 30 home runs and 100 RBI. But at the age of 38 it would appear that that type of production is […]

The Miguel Cabrera Report

Miguel Cabrera is “only” hitting .292 with four homers and 25 RBI in 29 games. Miggy is quickly returning to form after his average had dropped to .206 following the game on April 21. In Cabrera’s 13 games from April 22 to May 7 The Tigers have gone 11-2, with Miguel hitting .386/.407/.649 with three […]

OPENING DAY: Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles

As Chris Tillman is manager Buck Showalter‘s choice to be the Orioles Opening Day starter against the World Champion Red Sox at Camden Yards on March 31, I can’t help but think of Mike Mussina. Mussina started on Opening Day for the O’s  1994-96 and after Jimmy Key started in 1997, Moose opened for the O’s […]

Each team’s all-time and active home run leaders

Here’s a nice and simple collection of home run hitters for each franchise. The first name listed is the all-time leader, the next name is the HR leader currently on the team’s 2014 roster. We can expect very few changes by next year at this time with some notable exceptions: We can anticipate that early […]