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Baseball Prospectus

  • There Are Fewer Teams Active In Free Agency
    Salaries drop as the number of bidding teams dwindles.The post There Are Fewer Teams Active In Free Agency appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:05am -
  • Seattle Mariners Top 10 Prospects
    The Mariners have the two best outfield prospects in the minors and a bunch of really cool arms. Seems pretty good!The post Seattle Mariners Top 10 Prospects appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:05am -
  • Don Sutton Fields Forever
    Remembering the greatness of Don Sutton.The post Don Sutton Fields Forever appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:04am -
  • Players Who Just Missed the 101
    The lowdown on the prospects who just missed out on placing in this year's Top 101.The post Players Who Just Missed the 101 appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:03am -
  • With Antitrust Exemption, MLB’s Power Grabs Difficult to Challenge
    A century of antitrust exemption helped MLB build the power that lets them trample all over MiLB however they see fit.The post With Antitrust Exemption, MLB’s Power Grabs Difficult to Challenge appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:03am -
  • La edad de oro: tercera semana de enero
    Una efemérides de peloteros de antaño quienes cumplen 50 años de edad.The post La edad de oro: tercera semana de enero appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:03am -
  • Diving for Dynasty First Basemen on the Ocean’s Floor
    The NL DH helped some fringe first basemen get a new lease on their fantasy lives.The post Diving for Dynasty First Basemen on the Ocean’s Floor appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:01am -
  • Early ADP for First Basemen in 2021
    Analyzing ADP data helps fantasy owners find potential bargains.The post Early ADP for First Basemen in 2021 appeared first on Baseball Prospectus.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:01am -

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…
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  • 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

  • Biggest MLB Offseason Moves So Far
    While many incredible moments on the field during the Major League Baseball season make headlines, a lot of focus is put on the moves made in the offseason. This is because these signs and trades determine who will be coming back in the next season a…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 12:49am -
  • 9 Must-Know Baseball Hitting Techniques For Beginners
    Ever found hitting a baseball intimidating? If this is your first time being a batter, then – first off – welcome! Second, hitting the ball is nothing to be scared of, as long as you have the know-how. Essentially, the batter must think on their…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 12:05am -
  • 10 Baseball Gifts Ideas For Your Loved One
    It’s that time of the year again! Holiday shopping is in full swing; only this year, there are significantly fewer shoppers crowding the malls and shopping centers. 2020 has made many things challenging. However, gift shopping for your loved ones s…
    - 26 days ago, 28 Dec 20, 1:34am -
  • The Evolution of the MLB’s Policy on CBD and Cannabis
    It’s known as “America’s pastime” for a reason: the MLB has often been a reflection of society itself, willing to adapt in the face of changing social policies. Across North America, the 21st century has ushered in an age of increasingly rela…
    - 32 days ago, 22 Dec 20, 2:08am -
  • Extended Cyber Weekend Sale for Wilson, DeMarini, Louisville Slugger & EvoShield
    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.** All active deals are valid NOW through Monday, November 30th! Up to 35% Off Select Wilson Baseball Gloves Here are some of the Wilson…
    - 58 days ago, 26 Nov 20, 6:25pm -
  • How The Baseball Industry Will Move Forward In 2021
    The pandemic has affected most sectors and all have taken different roads to fix the problems presented by this. One of the worst to handle the pandemic is the MLB and if it survives until the end of next year it will be a great surprise the way that…
    - 58 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 11:30pm -
  • Growing Your Career to Pursue a Job in Professional Baseball
    During any given season, there are around 1,200 professional major league baseball players in the U.S. While that isn’t counting minor leaguers, that number is incredibly slim for the number of people who might want to play, or for those who simply…
    - 65 days ago, 19 Nov 20, 12:07am -
  • EvoShield, DeMarini & Louisville Slugger’s Annual Gear Day Flash Sale: Today Only!
    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.** Calling all baseball players and fans! Today is Wilson’s annual Gear Day flash sale with 60% off select Louisville Slugger, EvoShie…
    - 79 days ago, 5 Nov 20, 2:49pm -
  • Potential KBO Trades to the MLB
    The LA Dodgers have won the 2020 World Series. After a stop-and-go summer and fall with shortened season play, the MLB’s 2020 run has been exciting and unpredictable—baseball aside. Now that the season has concluded with the Tampa Bay Rays return…
    - 84 days ago, 31 Oct 20, 7:01pm -
  • DeMarini & Louisville Slugger 1 Day Only 50% Off Bat Sale!
    This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Today only, Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 is Wilson’s annual Bat Day flash sale that will offer 50% off select Louisville Slugger and De…
    - 87 days ago, 28 Oct 20, 3:36pm -

Mister Baseball

  • Farewell from Mister-Baseball.com
    Dear Friends of Mister-Baseball.com, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I hope you’re enjoying the last days of 2020, a very strange year for all of us. I would like to conclude the year with a short farewell message. At the end of 2020 I will s…
    - 27 days ago, 27 Dec 20, 12:00pm -
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    - 30 days ago, 24 Dec 20, 1:00pm -
  • Baseball Mexico: Monday, December 21, 2020
    by Bruce Baskin, Baseball Mexico, http://baseballmexico.blogspot.com/ NARANJEROS, GUASAVE GET HOT; CANEROS TAKE HEAT FROM FANS Any baseball player, manager or owner can tell you that life is different at opposite ends of the standings. The same holds…
    - 33 days ago, 21 Dec 20, 10:03am -
  • 2021 Women’s European Championship: NEW DATES
    Press release European Softball Federation Following the request of the organizers, Softball Europe Executive Council approved a change of dates for the 2021 Women’s European Championship. The twenty-second Women’s European Championship is schedu…
    - 38 days ago, 16 Dec 20, 7:20pm -
  • WBSC to live-stream Australian Baseball League 2020-2021 season
    Press release World Baseball Softball Confederation The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and the Australian Baseball League (ABL) today jointly announced that WBSC has been awarded international live-streaming rights for the 2020-2021 ABL…
    - 38 days ago, 16 Dec 20, 11:39am -
  • Softball Australia publishes Preliminary Roster for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
    by World Baseball Softball Confederation Softball Australia’s selection process for the Tokyo Olympic Games will re-start at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) from 18 February – 3 March 2021. Following the cancellation of the 2021 Gilley’…
    - 39 days ago, 15 Dec 20, 3:52pm -
  • Baseball Mexico: Monday, December 14, 2020
    by Bruce Baskin, Baseball Mexico, http://baseballmexico.blogspot.com/ MEXICAN LEAGUE ADDS 2 TEAMS, TO PLAY 66 GAMES IN ’21 At a press conference at the National Palace in Mexico City last week, the Mexican League announced the expected addition of…
    - 40 days ago, 14 Dec 20, 1:49pm -
  • Dagmar Voith Leemann is new President of Swiss Baseball and Softball Federation
    by European Softball Federation On December 5, 2020, the Swiss baseball and softball clubs elected Mrs. Dagmar Voith Leemann as the new Swiss Baseball and Softball Federation (SBSF) President. She takes over from Mr. Georges Gladig, who is passing on…
    - 43 days ago, 11 Dec 20, 12:52pm -

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 -