Peter Gammons: Maybe a Cuban-American Team?

PHOENIX—At different stops along the line this spring, in Fort Myers, Surprise and Glendale, players of Cuban ancestry have asked, “why not have a Cuban-American team in the World Baseball Classic?” The thought of a sold-out stadium in Miami with Cuba playing the Cuban-Americans is fascinating. Watching Cuba playing Japan at 3:45 a.m. MT, it […]

Peter Gammons: Midway Point Thoughts (Parts 1 and 2)

As the 2016 passes the midway point with the curtsy of the All Star Game, last weekend’s game at Fort Bragg, N.C. perfectly captured its responsibility as the National Pastime, symbolically, and because of the Marlins and Braves players, the reality in a time when the country is struggling to maintain its most important freedom, […]

Sunday Nine to Notes for September 27, 2015

Nine to Know: From the Bill Chuck Files, 9/27/15 The Cardinals have allowed opponents one run or less in an MLB-leading 47 games this season going 45-2 in those games, the Mets are next going 34-4 in 38 games. Chris Sale leads the majors with 13 double-digit strikeout games, which included a streak of eight […]

This season’s leaders in multi-hit games

Here’s something to talk about. Two hit game leaders Rk Player # PA AB R H 2B 3B HR Tm 1 Prince Fielder 35 160 147 25 70 9 0 10 TEX 2 Matt Carpenter 32 146 135 30 64 22 1 4 STL 3 Ian Kinsler 31 143 132 34 62 15 2 4 […]

Around the majors report: Game recaps

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) YANKEES 8, TWINS 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Yankees 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 […]

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 Angels will place 3B David Freese on the 15 day DL Freese had to leave yesterday’s game due to a fractured right thumb. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR […]

Around the majors report: Game recaps

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. 1) NATIONALS 3, ORIOLES 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E – – – – – – – – – – — – Nationals 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 […]

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 Pirates placed 3B Josh Harrison on the 15 day DL. Harrison has torn ligaments in his left thumb and is expected to miss about 6 weeks. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP […]

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 Diamondbacks traded P Bronson Arroyo and minor league P Touki Toussaint to the Braves for INF Phil Gosselin. Arroyo is on the DL, recovering from Tommy John surgery,and is expected to be out until August. […]

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, Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez moved into 10th place for career times reached base safely, for the American League, and is 18th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG […]