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 Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Fantasy Baseball: Mookie Betts or Mike Trout- Who You Taking First Overall?

The most wonderful time of year is upon us as baseball poolies begin posturing and preparing for their annual fantasy drafts. If you are lucky enough to secure the first overall selection in your upcoming draft, More...

By Clayton Richer On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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WEEKLY FANTASY BASEBALL PICKS DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX

WEEKLY FANTASY BASEBALL PICKS DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX Just put in your name and email below to take control of your fantasy baseball season: #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; More...

By Clayton Richer On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Shohei Ohtani proving doubters wrong in first month of season

Shohei Ohtani was the offseason darling courted by nearly every MLB before deciding to leave the Pacific Rim for an opportunity with the Los Angeles Angels. The likes of superstar Mike Trout coupled with Ohtani had More...

By Clayton Richer On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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The films that gave life to baseball

Baseball has always been an iconic cultural pastime in America ever since it was first played in America’s streets throughout the mid-nineteenth century. Invented by a pioneering group of  New York volunteers, More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Numerous quality MLB free agents still remain unsigned

Here we are less than two weeks from Opening Day and there is still of a plethora of quality free agents searching for major league contracts. The latest domino to fall was pitcher Alex Cobb who inked a multi-year More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Will the Miami Marlins lose 100 games in 2018?

Generated by IJG JPEG Library The Miami Marlins brain trust led by a new ownership group that included none other than Yankees legend Derek Jeter came into the Sunshine State and decimated their current roster selling More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Astros and Yankees favoured to win World Series

No real surprise considering the Houston Astros ran the table last season to be crowned the October darlings of baseball while the addition of one Giancarlo Stanton certainly propelled the Bronx Bombers into More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Will the Shohei Ohtani gamble pay off?

The Los Angeles Angels were thought to have struck it rich this offseason when they managed to successfully lure Shohei Ohtani from the Pacific Rim to the Golden State. However, the Ohtani gamble thus far has not More...

By Clayton Richer On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Why sport in school is vital for pro athletes 

If you look at most of the pro baseball players in the US, pretty much all will have started out playing at school. The guidance that you receive right from the first school in baseball is what can set you up More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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MLB 2018 Draft: Who are the first picks?

Though much can change between now and the June 3rd MLB draft, there are some things we do know. Both the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers went into last season with playoff hopes only to finish bottom More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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MLB’s Pace-of-Play Rules: Its Need and Latest Updates

Every sport in sports history has adapted in consonance with the changing preferences of people and the advancement of technology, a classic example being the virtual reality makeover of the poker table. Such is More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Los Angeles Dodgers To Go One Better In 2018?

For the most part of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, the Los Angeles Dodgers were in pole position to push on and win the World Series title for the first time since 1988. The Dodgers are in complete control More...

By Clayton Richer On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Top MLB free-agents still looking for new homes

The MLB season is nearly on the horizon and many of the offseason’s prized free agents are still searching for a place to call home in 2018 and beyond. The likes of Yu Darvish, Lorenzo Cain, and J.D. Martinez More...

By Clayton Richer On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Miami Marlins still looking to unload players and salary

The Miami Marlins new ownership group that includes future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter are not making any friends in the sunshine state as they continue to unload salary and players ahead of the 2018 season. The More...

By Clayton Richer On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Houston Astros a good bet to repeat in 2018

The Houston Astros are well positioned to repeat as World Champions in 2018 especially with a full year of Justin Verlander and the likelihood they add another front of the rotation starter. Earlier this week More...








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