Giants reach deal with Yusmeiro Petit: What is his role in 2015?

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, to avoid arbitration, Yusmeiro Petit and the Giants have agreed to a deal that will pay the 30-year-old right handed pitcher $2.1MM for 2015. Going into the off season, Petit was expected to sign somewhere in the $1.5MM range, so he has to be happy with how the negotiations played out. […]

Gammons Notes: What’s next for Joe Maddon?, Yusmeiro Petit, Giancarlo Stanton and more

1. When Joe Maddon opted out of his Tampa Bay contract, he had nothing in his site. “I really have no idea what will happen,” Maddon said, driving across the country in his RV. “But it was an opportunity I have to take.” Maddon’s agent Alan Nero advised Lou Piniella to take a year off […]

The pen is mightier than the bat – LDS relievers

In the words of Bonnie Raitt: Let’s give ’em somethin’ to talk about LDS team bullpen performance 2014 LDS – Coming from the bullpen G IP AB H XBH ER BB K SV BS ERA WHIP 1. Kansas City Royals 3 12.0 37 4 2 1 5 12 2 0 0.75 0.750 2. San Francisco […]

Stats report: SO feats for Max Scherzer

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, Tigers P Max Scherzer […]

Game recaps: Josh Donaldson has 5 hits

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) A’S 11, WHITE SOX 2 […]

MLB Video Highlights: Orioles roll to a Fenway victory, Petit goes the distance

Alejandro De Aza hits two home runs for the Orioles at Fenway… Your browser does not support iframes. Red Sox fan takes foul ball from Chris Davis… Your browser does not support iframes. Nick Markakis charges to make the diving catch on Mike Napoli’s sinking liner… Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Jones and […]

Game recaps: Miguel Cabrera has 3 hits

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 @ATMreports. 1) TIGERS 4, INDIANS 2 1 […]

Slop-Baller Petit Sets Consecutive Outs Record

In this Through the Looking Glass 2014 season, Yusmeiro Petit — a guy with a career 4.79 ERA whom the Giants designated for assignment twice last year — has replaced two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum in San Francisco’s rotation. Things kept getting curiouser and curiouser yesterday, as Petit set a new MLB record […]

MLB Video Highlights: Wild game in Anaheim, Yusmeiro Petit makes history

Alcides Escobar’s barehanded play and Lorenzo Cain’s leaping catch at the wall… Your browser does not support iframes. Alex Gordon takes Ryan Pressly deep to tie the game in the 7th inning… Your browser does not support iframes. Gordon Beckham lines a soft single to right, driving in 2 runs… Your browser does not support […]

Stats report: Alex Gordon & Yusmeiro Petit set major league records

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 @ATMreports. 1) Yesterday, Royals LF Alex Gordon […]