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  • MLU: Meet the Next Juan Uribe
    And Jose Miranda's breakout season continues.The post MLU: Meet the Next Juan Uribe appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:04am -
  • Rafael Devers is Struggling with Fastballs
    While his results on contact remain strong, there's a concerning amount of whiffs involved.The post Rafael Devers is Struggling with Fastballs appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:03am -
  • Box Score Banter: Correa Crushes; Miller High Life
    Shelby Miller is still here, somehow; Carlos Correa put things together again at the right time.The post Box Score Banter: Correa Crushes; Miller High Life appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:03am -
  • Golden Age: Week of September 12
    Wishing a happy 50th birthday to five former big leaguers celebrating this week.The post Golden Age: Week of September 12 appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:03am -
  • Another Way Shohei Ohtani Has Been Awesome
    Not just excellent on both sides of the ball, but clutch.The post Another Way Shohei Ohtani Has Been Awesome appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:03am -
  • Some Games Are Harder to Umpire Than Others
    Various factors make respective games harder or easier for an umpire to call correctly.The post Some Games Are Harder to Umpire Than Others appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:03am -
  • Next Man Up: Week 25
    You can't take your FAAB dollars with you, and there are some saves available on the waiver wire.The post Next Man Up: Week 25 appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:01am -
  • El Ray Wears Double-Start Crown
    Call me Tilda Swinton because, folks, we need to talk about Kevin.The post El Ray Wears Double-Start Crown appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 21, 10:01am -

From Deep Right Field

  • MLB Record For Consecutive Wins By A Team
    - The MLB record for consecutive wins by a team in a season is a record set by the National League’s New York Giants in 1916. They won 26 games in a row. The Oakland A’s have the American League record, established in 2002 with 20 consecutive v…
    - 12 Feb 13, 1:01pm -
  • MLB Record For Consecutive Losses By A Team
    - Since 1893, the MLB record for consecutive losses by a team is held by the National League’s Cleveland franchise with 24 in 1899. The American League record for most consecutive team losses (since 1893) is held by the 1988 Baltimore Orioles wit…
    - 12 Feb 13, 1:00pm -
  • Best Defensive Third Basemen
    - It is important to remember that there are fewer third basemen in the Hall of Fame than any other position. The position has traditionally been looked at as a corner power-hitting place in the lineup. Therefore, trying to find a good power hitter…
    - 10 Feb 13, 2:05pm -
  • Christy Mathewson: The Christian Gentleman

    - 15 Jan 13, 12:05pm -
  • 200 Walk Seasons
    - Nolan Ryan and Amos Rusie, both famous for high 90s+ fastballs (and faster!), are the only two pitchers to have 2 seasons since 1893 with 200+ walks. Rusie gave up 218 walks in 1893–which is the record. He also walked 200 batters in 1894. Ryan…
    - 2 Dec 12, 12:15pm -
  • 30 Game Winners: Lefties
    - Only three left-handers have ever won 30+ games in a season since 1893. The fine thrower Frank Killen of the National League’s Pittsburgh franchise won 36 games in 1893 and 30 games in 1896. And, the ace of the Philadelphia Athletics, Lefty Gro…
    - 1 Dec 12, 2:51pm -
  • Rube Waddell: The First American League Ace
    - In the early part of the 20th century, baseball fans came out in droves to watch “Rube strike ’em out!” Yes, Rube Waddell was the new American League’s star pitcher. He was a flame-throwing strikeout ace–and he was really something to s…
    - 25 Nov 12, 7:06pm -
  • Hit-By-Pitch Records
    - Joe McGinnity, one of the better pitchers around the turn of the 20th century, while with the National League’s Brooklyn franchise, set the Major League record for hitting batters with a pitch–with a total of 40 in 1900. These totals are sinc…
    - 18 Nov 12, 12:28pm -
  • Rookie Strikeout Records (VIDEO)
    - Since 1893, the best strikeout total for a rookie pitcher is listed as Dwight Gooden of the New York Mets who in 1984 struck out 276 batters. Second on this list is the great Herb Score who struck out 245 batters for Cleveland in 1955. Hideo Nomo…
    - 11 Nov 12, 5:20pm -
  • Most RBIs In A Season By A Rookie
    - The record for most RBIs in a season by a rookie is held by the iconic Ted Williams (Red Sox) in 1939 with 145. Second on this list of rookie RBI seasons is another Red Sox player, Walt Dropo, who chalked up 144 RBIs in 1950. Only 4 other rookies…
    - 11 Nov 12, 12:00pm -

Baseball Reflections

  • Milwaukee’s Burnes and Hader Combine To Break No-Hitter Record While Eddy Alvarez Hits 1st Career Homer
    The MLB’s no-hitter record has been broken, something which wasn’t totally unexpected given the way results panned out in the early going this season. The new record comes courtesy of the Milwaukee Brewers, who no-hit the Cleveland Indians at the…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Sep 21, 11:28pm -
  • Toronto Blue Jays World Series Odds Shortened Heading Into Playoffs Amid Amazing Run
    The Toronto Blue Jays have upset the apple cart in the American League on the back of a remarkable run that only came to an end in a series opener against the Baltimore Orioles this past Friday night. The team appears poised to make a late dash for p…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Sep 21, 11:20pm -
  • Trevor Bauer’s Season Over As MLB Extends Administrative Leave Amid Investigation
    Trevor Bauer has had his administrative leave extended, which leaves him out of contention to make a return before the end of the current baseball season. Bauer’s continued leave of absence was not unexpected but it was officially confirmed on Frid…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Sep 21, 11:14pm -
  • 5 Most Memorable Los Angeles Dodgers Moments
    Dodger Stadium is the home field of the L.A. Dodgers and also one of the true cathedrals of Major League Baseball. The L.A. Dodgers are one of the most popular teams in the league, so if you wanted to bet on baseball, they would be a good team to con…
    - 15 days ago, 3 Sep 21, 11:13pm -
  • Dave Stieb: I wouldn’t change my time in Toronto for anything
    Our friends at Betway Insider sat down with former Blue Jays pitcher Dave Stieb and this is what came from that conversation. Visit Betway for the latest sports betting odds.  Dave Stieb was never supposed to be a pitcher. The seven-time All-Star…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Sep 21, 3:01am -
  • Improve your Baseball Betting Skills
    Baseball has been a tradition in the United States since before the Civil War. The game is becoming increasingly popular outside of the United States. It is one of the most popular sports to handicap. Many people bet on football video games around th…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Aug 21, 1:12am -
  • How to Bet on the NL Rookie of the Year with Six Weeks Remaining
    The NL Rookie of the Year race comes down to Trevor Rogers versus Jonathan India. Sometimes Rookie of the Year isn’t all that exciting, but this has the makings of a thrilling race down the stretch between two players already at star status. Rogers…
    - 30 days ago, 20 Aug 21, 1:15am -
  • Did the Dodgers Buy the World Series When They Signed Turner and Scherzer?
    If you can’t beat them, join them. And if you can’t join them, buy your way to success. So far in the 2021 season, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been unable to gain the upper hand on surprise package San Francisco Giants. They continue to defy exp…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Aug 21, 1:04am -
  • One-On-One Therapy – How One Can Be More Productive?
    Payment (cash or check) is expected on a weekly basis. It really is easier to do that on a one-on-one basis instead of as part of an organization since targeted support could be given to the individual instead of needing to give generalized advice. F…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Aug 21, 8:56am -
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    - 33 days ago, 17 Aug 21, 6:55am -

Mister Baseball

  • 2021 European Championship Knockout Play Begins
    The 2021 European championship continues in earnest today, with the four scheduled quarterfinals announcing the beginning of the knockout rounds. The four group winners — Italy, Israel, the Netherlands, and Spain — all went undefeated in group pl…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 21, 8:25am -
  • A Brussels Kangaroos Family Reunion
    By John Miller The state of baseball in Europe’s capital is strong. I spent much of July and August at Kangaroo Field in Northeast Brussels checking in on the club where I played, coached, umpired, and organized between 1994 and 2011. When I moved…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Sep 21, 4:22am -
  • Castillo Lifts RusStar to Repeat as Russian Champion
    By Victor Shestopalov MOSCOW — On the mild, late summer day of Aug. 29, the Moscow teams RusStar and Wolves wrapped up the 2021 Russian Series at the picturesque RusStar Arena field. Leading Russian baseball’s championship three games to one, Ru…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 21, 4:00pm -
  • 2021 European Championship Starts Play on Sunday
    The 2021 European championship is slated to start on Sunday in Italy’s Piedmont region. At three sites in and around Turin, Europe’s top 16 men’s national teams will compete for the European title, with the Netherlands looking to claim its four…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 21, 12:13am -
  • Czech Republic’s Mensik Signs with Angels, on Cusp of Professional Debut
    The Czech Republic’s Vojtech Mensik, who played in this year’s NCAA Divison I College World Series with the North Carolina State University Wolfpack, is on the cusp of making his professional debut in Arizona. As first reported by Milujeme Baseba…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Aug 21, 11:03am -
  • ADVERTISEMENT: Follow the MLB Pennant Races on ESPN Player
    PAID POST Can the Yankees keep their hot streak alive and overtake the Rays just like they did the Red Sox? Can the Mariners end their playoff drought and nab a wildcard? And in the National League, will the Giants run out of steam, or will they mana…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Aug 21, 11:01am -
  • Europeans in the Majors & Minors: Late August Update
    By “DZ”.  Filed Aug. 25. It was an action-packed mid-August for Europeans in the low minors, with several impressive pitching performances from rookies in the system, some impressive pop from a young Italian slugger, and a great batting eye from…
    - 25 days ago, 25 Aug 21, 11:10am -
  • Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands to Contest 2021 U23 World Cup in Mexico
    The World Baseball Softball Confederation today announced the 12 participants and groups of the upcoming III WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup, which will run from 23 September to 2 October in the state of Sonora, Mexico. The Czech Republic and Germany…
    - 26 days ago, 23 Aug 21, 4:44pm -

Lady at the Bat

  • After A Yankees Win, Some Personal News
    After their Odysseus-like experience last week, the Yankees finally made it to Kansas City Thursday. By the end of the weekend, they had righted the ship, having taken two out of three from the Royals. It was their eighth straight series win, somethi…
    - 20 May 18, 10:14pm -
  • Yankees Complete 7-2 Home Stand, Capitol Awaits
    As Ken Singleton says, they won this series the hard way. After losing the first game on Friday night, the Yankees took the next two, giving them a 2-1 series win over Oakland, which completed a 7-2 home stand. They are still tied for first place wit…
    - 14 May 18, 12:24am -
  • Yankees Lose But Recent Stretch is Beyond Impressive
    When the Yankees finished a home sweep of the Minnesota Twins on April 26th, their season record was 15-9. That home stand seemed to lift the Yanks from the early season doldrums. It ended with an  impressive eight wins. But the schedule was about…
    - 11 May 18, 7:48am -
  • Yankees Beat Boston Again, Take Sole Possession Of First
    When Hanley Ramirez homered off Chad Green last night, I thought to myself, okay, the winning streak ends tonight.  I looked ahead to the next game, trying to think good thoughts about CC Sabathia.Shame on me.After a shockingly great performance by…
    - 10 May 18, 11:27am -
  • Yankees Win Again, Grab Share Of First
    That's seven in a row. Their 16th win in 17 games. They are now tied for first place in the AL East--after being 7.5 games behind Boston as recently as April 20th.Who's "they?" The 2018 New York Yankees. Not the 1953 Yankees. Not the 1998 Yankees. Th…
    - 9 May 18, 11:47am -
  • Rookies Lead Yankees To Sweep Of Indians
    Remember when the experts swore up and down that the Yankees would never field a team with two rookies (Andujar and Torres) on it?  Well, they were forced into it, but they did it nonetheless. And it's been working.I remember trying to get the nickn…
    - 7 May 18, 8:35am -
  • Ninth Inning Rally Caps Yankees Successful Road Trip
    I have to admit I didn't want to see this road trip come at the time it did. Three games against the Angels at Anaheim and four in Houston to follow seemed like a daunting task. But maybe not that bad. Thinking we could see the Yankees go 3-4 or 4-3…
    - 4 May 18, 10:51am -
  • Yankees Win As Sevy Goes Distance, Stanton Goes Yard Twice
    Should we call them the S & S Boys?David Cone joked that the rest of the team didn't have to get off the bus, because Giancarlo Stanton and Luis Severino took care of business all by themselves last night.On a warm Houston night, the roof at Minute M…
    - 3 May 18, 11:19am -