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 Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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It’s Going, it’s Going, and it’s Gone…. 5707 times

If there were, in baseball betting, an over/under for the number of home runs hit in a single season, the total would have gone, like, so over on Tuesday. Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon belted out the More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Could the New York Yankees Bag Themselves a Hosmer?

What are the MLB betting odds of Eric Hosmer will be playing with the New York Yankees next season? Better than one might think, according to FanRag Sport’s Jon Heyman, who writes that not just the Yanks but More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Shohei is a Two-Way, But Whichever Way Will He Go? 

If one knows US sportsbooks, and one does, there must be many a pool as to which team will sign Japanese prodigy Shohei Otani. Though a more accurate comparison would probably be the race for the money in It‘s More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Trade Deadline Deals Didn’t Do Much for the Royals this Season  

Every season, when the trade deadline comes around, some teams scramble to try and improve their rosters, while other teams accept they won’t be making the playoffs and try to get rid of players with value. Sometimes, More...

By Clayton Richer On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Japanese Star’s Desire to Play in MLB Expected to Lead to Bidding War

Japan’s baseball league is responsible for bringing players like Ichiro Suzuki, Masahiro Tanaka, Hideki Matsui, and other great players to Major League Baseball. Next season, MLB fans will likely get their chance More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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American League Playoffs: Taking A Peak at the Contenders

 The playoffs are a big deal, and one couldn’t be faulted for over analyzing them at this point, especially taking into consideration everything that has transpired thus far. However, most Major League Baseball More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Yankees Vie for AL Wild Card after Difficult Weekend against Red Sox

Doesn’t it sometimes feel like the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox are all that matters in sports? Both teams have a tendency to make history. It helps that they have a ceaseless rivalry. Their meeting More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Women in Baseball Night by the Mariners, a New MLB trend?

The Seattle Mariners will on Tuesday night have a game against the Baltimore Orioles. A panel of Women in Baseball will be hosted by the Mariners before the big game. The panel is meant to offer first-hand experiences More...

By Clayton Richer On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Will Barry Bonds Home Run Record Ever Be Broken?

Ten years ago today, Barry Bonds hit home run number 756, breaking his tie with Hank Aaron for the all-time home run record. The question now is, will anyone ever break Bonds’ home run record? Since there is More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Adrian Beltre Becomes 31st Player to Join 3,000-Hit Club

The 3,000-hit club is pretty exclusive. And before Sunday, there were only thirty players that could claim to have recorded three thousand hits. But then the game between the Rangers and the Orioles saw Adrian More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Stephen Strasburg, Clayton Kershaw Injuries Energize MLB Trade Market for Aces

The trade BLB Market for Aces is suddenly in flux. Not that the fans and analysts are complaining. This just means more debating and arguing and speculating about the future of the MLB market. Sportsbooks that More...

By Clayton Richer On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers Looking Strong to Begin the Second Half

The MLB All-Star Break is about to end, which means that in the next few days, the hottest and most exciting baseball action will resume. It’s also the time when the chatter, predictions and the bets are off- More...

By Clayton Richer On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Mexico City is a Front-Runner for Expansion MLB Team

Last season, the Houston Astros and San Diego Padres played two exhibition games in Mexico as part of Major League Baseball’s attempt to increase the popularity of the sport internationally. The teams played More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Zero K Bats Striking Out The Competition

Zero K bats is a company based out of Quebec that is putting their name on the baseball world producing second to none lumber. Zero K only uses the highest quality wood on the market and the best billets money More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Game Preview: Mets Vs. Dodgers

The New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers will wrap up their four-game series at Dodger Stadium on Thursday as Steven Matz will take the bump opposite Alex Wood who will get the nod for the home squad. The Dodgers More...








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