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Craig Calcaterra

  1. The Cardinals activate Yadier Molina

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:38 PM EDT

    yadier molina getty

    He’s in the lineup tonight, batting sixth against the Cubs.

  2. Troy Tulowitzki says he’ll retire before he switches positions

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki

    Whether this will turn into a Michael Young situation or a Derek Jeter situation is an open question.

  3. Masahiro Tanaka experiencing “general arm soreness”

    Aug 29, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    No doctor appointments are scheduled as a result, but soreness is not great news.

  4. The Indians sign Russell Branyan to a minor league deal

    Aug 29, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Detroit Tigers

    There can be only THREE!! True outcomes, that is.

  5. Baseball is dying, you guys, because no one would recognize Mike Trout in a bar

    Aug 29, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Never mind that the dude has only been legally allowed inside a bar for about two years.

  6. Alleged ice-cream-sandwich-ordering Mariners scout says everyone’s got the story all wrong

    Aug 29, 2014, 1:53 PM EDT

    Ice Cream Sandwich

    The plot thickens. And becomes creamier. And is spread nicely between some two thin, chocolate cakes.

  7. Report: there is some major tension between Astros manager Bo Porter and GM Jeff Luhnow

    Aug 29, 2014, 12:26 PM EDT

    astros logo

    Could one or both of them be gone before the 2015 season begins?

  8. Video: Watch a Japanese batter try to hit a 186 m.p.h. fastball

    Aug 29, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Video camera

    Afterwards, the pitching machine talked about wanting to work on his offspeed stuff because all big league hitters can turn on a fastball.

  9. HBT Daily: The rookie of the year races are pretty clear cut

    Aug 29, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

    Jose Abreu

    The AL it’s clear cut because there is a monster candidate. In the NL it’s because one guys is the least bad of many bad options.

  10. Adam Jones says his favorite place in Baltimore is the airport, so he can fly home

    Aug 29, 2014, 10:03 AM EDT

    Adam Jones

    Commandment Number One of being a professional athlete: don’t let anyone know you’re not a fan of your team’s city.

  11. Justin Masterson to pitch exclusively out of the stretch for his next start

    Aug 29, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

    Justin Masterson Cardinals

    Which, in all likelihood, will be his last start for the Cardinals this year.

  12. Wanna buy Randy Johnson’s house?

    Aug 29, 2014, 8:47 AM EDT

    Randy Johnson House

    A big housing unit for the Big Unit.

  13. Mariners scout heckles Jesus Montero, Montero allegedly tries to go after him with a bat

    Aug 29, 2014, 7:35 AM EDT

    Jesus Montero Getty

    And an ice cream sandwich — used for taunting purposes — was involved.

  14. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 29, 2014, 6:58 AM EDT

    Obstruction

    Yet another protested game in a week full of protests. This one isn’t going anywhere, though.

  15. Could women play major league baseball? Sure. Right now, though, the deck is stacked against them.

    Aug 28, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

    Woman baseball

    It’s five o’clock. Let’s end the work day with a big bunch of arguing, ok?

  16. Salvador Perez wears women’s perfume behind the plate

    Aug 28, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    salvador perez light blue getty

    Umpire to Perez: “You smell good, Salvy!” I am not making that up.

  17. HBT Daily: For the Cubs, contention may be right around the corner

    Aug 28, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    cubs logo

    With a load of great hitting prospects and the dough to go get pitching, things may soon be looking up on the north side of Chicago

  18. Photo of the Day: Paul Simon, Jack White and Eddie Vedder walk into a ballpark . . .

    Aug 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Camera

    Sorry. There’s no joke there. Just a cool picture. Including Vedder with a sweet 70s-80s Tigers road uni.

  19. Masahiro Tanaka pitches a simulated game, on track to pitch in September

    Aug 28, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    masahiro tanaka getty

    The Yankees are two and a half games back in the wild card and could use a shot in the arm.

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