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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Why do managers wear uniforms anyway?

    Jul 29, 2015, 9:37 AM EDT

    Houston Astros v Chicago Cubs

    And why on Earth did Bobby Cox wear a cup for every game? What was he possibly expecting?

  2. Drew Storen doesn’t sound happy about the Jonathan Papelbon acquisition

    Jul 29, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT

    Drew Storen AP

    Saves = money for relief pitchers and Storen is gonna get a lot fewer saves now.

  3. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 29, 2015, 7:28 AM EDT

    Yankees

    Your mileage may vary, but for my money the ugliest game of the year happened last night.

  4. The Hall of Fame just made a MAJOR change to the Hall of Fame voting process

    Jul 28, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT

    Cooperstown

    Voters who are more than 10 years removed from covering the game will no longer get to vote in Hall of Fame elections

  5. Nolan Arenado is not too pleased about the Troy Tulowitzki deal

    Jul 28, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

    Nolan Arenado

    And he thinks Carlos Gonzalez is the next one out the door. He’s probably right.

  6. The Nationals are “making progress” on acquiring Jonathan Papelbon

    Jul 28, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    He would be a nice addition to the Nats’ pen, but a costly one given his $13 million vesting option.

  7. Mark Teixeira thrown out at plate, barks at his third base coach and throws trash can

    Jul 28, 2015, 11:08 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2015-07-28 at 11.07.47 AM

    He had a right to be angry, but maybe he overdid it a bit?

  8. The Dodgers are discussing Alex Guerrero in trades

    Jul 28, 2015, 9:50 AM EDT

    Alex Guerrero

    Dealing him — along with the rumors that they’d consider dealing Yasiel Puig — would continue a trend that Andrew Friedman began when he took over.

  9. The Giants are making a push for Cole Hamels now? That doesn’t make a ton of sense.

    Jul 28, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT

    hamelsgra

    Or they’re making a push to make the Dodgers’ life complicated. Either way.

  10. Did the Rockies do Troy Tulowitzki dirty?

    Jul 28, 2015, 9:10 AM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki

    The trade happened just after the game. Did Rockies ownership consult Tulowitzki on it, as they said they would?

  11. Why in the heck weren’t the Mets all over that Tulowitzki action?

    Jul 28, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    150729-Troy-Tulowitzki

    They could’ve topped what Toronto gave Colorado for Troy Tulowitzki. Heck, most teams could’ve. Why didn’t they?

  12. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2015, 7:23 AM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant walked the Rockies off and then the Rockies sent Troy Tulowitzki off.

  13. The Diamondbacks have expressed interest in Cole Hamels

    Jul 27, 2015, 5:41 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    For Hamels to approve a trade there, however, the expression of interest would have to be mutual.

  14. The Trade Deadline in the Social Media Age: Rajai Davis just followed a bunch of Cardinals people

    Jul 27, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Kansas City Royals

    Could be a prank. Part of me actually hopes it is because it’d be hilarious. But it could just be a new way of breakin’ a scoop.

  15. Dodger Stadium is the most vegetarian-friendly ballpark in the majors

    Jul 27, 2015, 1:57 PM EDT

    Crop of vegetables. Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and other vegetables.

    AT&T Park was tops last year. Maybe those Soylent Green burgers they’re noted for aren’t as vegetarian-friendly as we thought?

  16. Playoffs Alert! Taylor Swift has rescheduled her October Minute Maid Park show

    Jul 27, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 14:  Taylor Swift performs onstage during The 1989 World Tour Live at Nationals Park on July 14, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for TAS)

    Never in our Wildest Dreams would we have thought the Astros would be in the playoffs this year. But it could happen now.

  17. Happy 40th Birthday, A-Rod!

    Jul 27, 2015, 10:39 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    Lordy, lordy look who’s 40! And still playing!

  18. The Cardinals and Brewers are discussing Adam Lind

    Jul 27, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    Adam Lind

    Lind mashes righties. And hasn’t been too terribly against lefties either, for that matter.

  19. The Angels, and others, are taking a look at David Murphy

    Jul 27, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    David Murphy Indians

    Murphy is having a nice rebound year.

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