1. Boston's Other Green Monster: How Nick Green Has Used PMPM To Improve

    I recently interviewed co-founder of Perfect Mind Perfect Motion (PMPM) Sports, Buddy Biancalana, and he put me in touch with former PMPM Sports student and current Red Sox infielder/relief pitcher Nick Green...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about almost 5 years ago 151 reads 2 comments

  2. The Red Sox's Top Options at SS

    I was going to provide a rundown of the future at shortstop (SS) for the Boston Red Sox, but after I finished my research, I found out that none of the top six players at this position were hitting over ...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about almost 5 years ago 139 reads 9 comments

  3. Jacoby Ellsbury Sets A New Red Sox SB Record

    On Tuesday, August 25th, "the human spark plug," Jacoby Ellsbury, made Red Sox history by getting his 55th stolen base of the season. The previous mark was set by former first base coach Tommy Harper, who had secured the record over the past 35 years...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about almost 5 years ago 76 reads 2 comments

  4. A Look at the Red Sox Minor League Catchers 2009

    With Jason Varitek not getting any younger and George Kottaras not looking like a No. 1 starting catcher, I decided to look into the Red Sox minor league system for a possible replacement...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about almost 5 years ago 216 reads 4 comments

  5. Interview With SlumpBuster Co-Founder Jeff Brannon

    If any of you have ever played sports as a kid, I'm sure you all have experienced being in a slump. But what did you do to get out of it? Some may have thought about wearing the same underwear to every game until the slump was broken...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about almost 5 years ago 481 reads 10 comments

  6. Dustin Pedroia: Boston's Diminutive Bad Boy

    Dustin Pedroia, Boston’s diminutive second baseman, is having another All-Star year. In this, his third season in the big leagues, he was voted onto the starting lineup for the American League All-Star team...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 401 reads 12 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox Trade Bait and Prospects

    Sometimes you can improve your team by way of addition by subtraction. This year's Red Sox are in this situation in 2009. We have a great bullpen and an excess of starting pitching and more real glaring needs except for a little more power off the bench..

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 104 reads 2 comments

  8. What Happened in Baltimore's Upset?

    I was originally going to cover last night’s game soley to document the first ever AL win by future Hall of Famer John Smoltz, but a 71 minute rain delay after four full innings washed that away...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 195 reads 5 comments

  9. Sammy Sosa: Another One Bites the Dust

    In yesterday’s New York Times Michael S. Schmidt reported, “Sammy Sosa … is among the players who tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in 2003, according to ...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 81 reads 1 comments

  10. Generals of the Diamond, Baseball Quarterbacks, Masked Iron Men: The Catcher

    Is catching the most important position? In my opinion, you have four types of catchers: 1. The defensive-minded catcher He can’t hit his way out of a paper bag, so why is he north ...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 228 reads 13 comments

  11. Tracking the Top Prospects: 11-20

    This story was written by Stan Whyte, currently a writer for Baseball Reflections.com. No lengthy introduction needed here as we continue with the second half of the top 20 prospects in baseball thanks again to Keith Law of Scouts, Inc...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 119 reads 2 comments

  12. An MLB Roundtable on Interleague Play

    I got to thinking about what I like and dislike about Interleague Play in baseball when I thought of how great it would be to poll some baseball bloggers I know to see what they think...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 456 reads 11 comments

  13. Tracking the MLB's Top Prospects, Pt. 1: Nos. 1-10

    This story was written by Stan Whyte, currently a writer for Baseball Reflections.com. Back on Jan. 22, Keith Law of Scouts, Inc. wrote a column for ESPN.com that ranked the top 100 prospects in the Major Leagues for the 2009 regular season...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 624 reads 10 comments

  14. Manny Ramirez: More on HCG

    For those of you that read about Manny obtaining hCg from a doctor for a "personal issue," here's a thorough article from ESPN on hCG that should be an eye opener. Here's an update on Manny's suspension from the ESPN article: "ESPN...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 659 reads 0 comments

  15. Baseball Reflections from South Korea

    This article was written by Kayla Wilson, courtesy of Baseball Reflections. Spring in Korea means many things, such as polluted air courtesy of China, more people crowding onto the ...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 495 reads 2 comments

  16. Trouble in Mannywood: Ramirez To Miss 50 Games

    Both the LA Times and ESPN have reported today that the biggest name player to be suspended to date in Major League Baseball is now Dodgers LF Manny Ramirez. MLB made the announcement shortly after 12 noon and here is the official press release...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 624 reads 2 comments

  17. An Interview with Chad Durbin, Philadelphia Phillies RP

    A few months back, we welcomed 2008 World Series Champion relief pitcher from the Philadelphia Phillies, Chad Durbin to Baseball Reflections.com. We contacted Chad to talk about the World Series, his career and to discuss ShowcaseU...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about 5 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  18. Maple Syrup, Yes! Maple Bats, No!

    Maple bats have got to go! Sure, they may not splinter and may last longer, but when they do break, they are by far more dangerous...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about over 5 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  19. The Use of Pitch Counts in Major League Baseball

    In early October 2007 when I started my blog (www.baseballreflections.com), Nathan, a reader, asked what my opinion was on the use of pitch counts in Major League Baseball...

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  20. Modern Day Use of the Bullpen in Baseball

    The use of the modern-day bullpen is a sore point with me. In my opinion, this practice is holding baseball back from gaining more widespread popularity. In order to gain more attention, all unnecessary down time needs to be eliminated...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about over 5 years ago 157 reads 2 comments

  21. Did Manny Ramirez Use PED's in 2004?

    According to the Yankee's blog, Sliding Into Home, in their post earlier today; former major league ballplayer and steroid expert, Jose Canseco says Manny (Ramirez) cheated and he said he was ...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about over 5 years ago 209 reads 4 comments

  22. The Lost Art of the HOLD

    It’s time to give the set-up men their own statistic again. Let’s reinstate the Major League Hold. After all, ESPN still lists it in their box scores...

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  23. How MLB Expansion Has Affected Hall of Fame Voting

    By way of comparison, lets look at the careers of newly elected Hall of Famer Jim Rice and current Free Agent who is being touted as a first ballot Hall of Famer himself, Manny Ramirez ...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about over 5 years ago 95 reads 4 comments

  24. A Case for Sabermetrics

    In the past few months, I have been gathering monthly author for Baseball Reflections so that I could write on a more relaxed basis and produce more detailed work. This article is the first post to that effect...

    Peter Schiller Written by Peter Schiller about over 5 years ago 103 reads 2 comments