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

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Game Preview: Rangers Vs. Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox and the Texas Rangers will continue their series on Wednesday as the Red Sox trot out their ace Chris Sale opposite Martin Perez in game two of their three-game set that takes place at 7:10 More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Chicago Cubs Still Favorite To Win World Series

The Las Vegas odds-makers still have faith in the World Series champion Chicago Cubs defending their title even after getting off to a 19-19 start thus far. The Cubs are 6/1 favorites in a futures wager currently More...

By Clayton Richer On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Game Preview: Dodgers Vs. Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants will renew their divisional rivalry on Wednesday with the game featuring a battle of the aces as Clayton Kershaw and Johnny Cueto face off opposite one another More...

By Clayton Richer On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Keeping Players Focused In The Outfield

When coaching baseball at lower levels, there’s one area that’s almost universally a problem – the outfield. There’s very little to do for most younger players out there, and those who are More...

By Clayton Richer On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Game Preview: Blue Jays Vs. Rays

The Toronto Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays will renew their rivalry in what will be the third series versus one another already on the 2017 campaign. The two teams have split the first 6 games with each team More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Yasiel Puig To Hold Charity Poker Tournament At Dodger Stadium

Yasiel Puig is to hold a charity poker tournament event at the Dodger Stadium on 22nd May. The Los Angeles Dodger outfielder is aiming to raise money for his charity, The Wild Horse Foundation, which was set More...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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