Clayton Richer

Clayton Richer

Clayton Richer is an MLB scribe from north of the border with a slight bias for the Toronto Blue Jays. Clayton has also been the shop-keeper at Baseball Hot Corner since the sites inception in 2012. Follow and interact with Clayton on Twitter @MLBHotCorner or @ClaytonRicher

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By Clayton Richer On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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The Best Red Sox Games of All Time

Without Bernie Carbo’s game-tying home run in the bottom of the 8th, we’d have no Fisk game-winner in the bottom of the 12th Franchises as old as the Boston Red Sox inevitably have had countless unforgettable More...

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By Clayton Richer On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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The Boston Red Sox Are Built To Withstand A Long Season

Major League Baseball schedules an astounding 162 games per season. That’s double the amount of regular season games that the NBA and NHL schedules. And you’d have to multiply the NFL’s 16-game More...

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By Clayton Richer On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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10 Simple Yet Effective Youth Baseball Coaching Tips to Incorporate in Your Training Sessions

Youth baseball coaching is a daunting task that requires dedication and patience. Youths new to this game know little or nothing about the essentials of play, and need to be coached from bottom up, especially, from More...

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By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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New MLB Medical Records Sharing Rules

MLB has announced that new rules will be laid down when it comes to exchanging medical records during trade off discussions. Cases of critical medical information being withheld by team managers during these negotiations More...

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By Clayton Richer On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Close but No Cigar for the Cleveland Indians

It is quite difficult to comprehend what losing in Game 7 of the World Series actually feels like. But that is exactly what happened to the Cleveland Indians against the Chicago Cubs earlier this month.  The two-time More...

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By Clayton Richer On Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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Mets Eagerly Look to Free Agent Market

While everyone in the United States has been swept up in the euphoria of the Cubs winning their first World Series in more than a hundred years, Yoenis Cespedes’ representatives have chosen to keep their eyes More...

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By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Oddsmakers Favor Blue Jays Over Indians in ALCS

The American League Championship Series was shored up in short order as both the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians swept away their respective opponents in dominating fashion. The Jays kept their momentum More...

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By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Why Betting on Underdogs in Baseball Can be a Good Move

If you love baseball then you may also enjoy placing bets on the world series to add to the excitement. This is the case with many people who enjoy the sport of baseball, and most of them tend to back favorites. More...

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By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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MLB Playoffs Draw Attention to the Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are making great progress. They have already garnered an impressive 103 victories; this is 8 more victories than any other team in Major league baseball. If they continue along this trajectory, More...

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By Clayton Richer On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Time to Place Your Postseason Wagers

The dog days of summer are behind us as the MLB schedule winds down and the playoff picture becomes clearer by the day. As teams continue to jockey for the wild-card berths, all but two divisions are signed, sealed More...

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By Clayton Richer On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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It is Over: The Sabermetrics Battle has been Won

The battle is officially over and we won, MLB Networks ‘MLB Now’ made it clear that they have won the battle. Brian Kenny, talks about the adoption of the game of numbers and not epic baseball game. Sabermetrics More...

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By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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Ichiro Suzuki Hits 3,000th Career Hit

Japanese players all over the country are rejoicing in light of Ichiro Suzuki’s achievements. The sort of historic moment that many a baseball fan will not forget anytime soon, not even the most astute online More...

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By Clayton Richer On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Poker and Baseball players have the same skill Level

Ever heard of the phrase “a real man makes his own luck”? Well that is now applicable to poker, as research proves that the card game requires just as much skill as that of Baseball Players. Steven Levitt an More...

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By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Nova’s Exit from the Yankees Pending

Baseball fans think that Brian Cashman is using Nova to test the waters. Having traded Aroldis Chapman (for a considerable haul), there is curiosity about who else might be made available in the trades. A lot of More...

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By Clayton Richer On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Ichiro Earns Place in History Books

Miami Marlins veteran outfielder Ichiro Suzuki secured himself in baseball history with two hits against the San Diego Padres, passing Pete Rose‘s long-standing record for all-time hits in the professional More...








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