Sunday Notes: Sergio Romo Doesn’t Plan to Pitch Forever (Really)

Sergio Romo moved past Walter Johnson on the all-time pitching appearances list a few days ago. Now in his fifteenth season, and his first with the Seattle Mariners, the 39-year-old right-hander has taken the mound […]

Oscar Charleston Negro League Career and Early Life

Oscar Charleston’s stellar professional career offers fans a chance to learn what one of the best can do over a long career. He played the game with an amazing combination of power, speed and defensive […]

Sunday Notes: Was Brian Giles Better Than Don Mattingly and/or Tony Oliva?

Don Mattingly had 2,153 hits, 222 home runs, a .361 wOBA, a 124 wRC+, and 40.7 WAR. Statistically, the New York Yankees legend is similar to a Minnesota Twins legend who a few months ago […]

The greatest barrier-breaking African-American moments in MLB history

The plight of the African-American experience in America has been tightly intertwined with and displayed through the lens of the national pastime. Whether it be the fight to break through the ranks or continuing to […]

Sunday Notes: San Diego’s New Coaches Talk the Language (and Know the Math)

The Padres announced Bob Melvin’s 2022 coaching staff earlier this week, and the group is at once progressive and diverse. Notable among the new hires is 27-year-old hitting coach Michael Brdar, who comes to San […]

Jay Jaffe FanGraphs Chat – 12/17/21

2:02 Jay Jaffe: Good afternoon, folks, and welcome to my Friday chat. This is my first one since the end of the World Series, but also my last one for calendar 2021, a situation that […]

Sunday Notes: Graham Spraker Was a Breakout Blue Jay in Double-A

Graham Spraker will be available when this year’s lockout-postponed Rule 5 draft is eventually held. The 26-year-old right-hander wasn’t added to the Toronto Blue Jays 40-man roster prior to last month’s deadline. While this was […]

Buck O’Neil leads group of six elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Six legendary names have been inducted to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, as per the results of Sunday’s special selection committee meetings. Bud Fowler, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva, and Buck O’Neil have all […]