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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Word Crimes: The Hall of Fame — arguably — made a grammatical error on Greg Maddux’s plaque

    Jul 28, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    It’s “less” vs. “fewer” time in Grammatical Thunderdome.

  2. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

  3. Five teams are showing interest in Matt Kemp

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

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    No word on whether the Dodgers are one of them.

  4. Ryan Howard is riding the pine once again

    Jul 25, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Tonight makes sense. Yesterday’s benching still makes none.

  5. HBT Daily: The induction of Maddux, Glavine and Thomas is a rebuke to the Steroid Era

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

    Frank Thomas

    They are obviously deserving of induction, but their induction also serves some political ends too.

  6. Ruben Amaro denies that the Phillies have considered releasing Ryan Howard

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

    OK, we’ll just accept that you have not at least talked about taking one of the few options you have regarding Howard, Ruben.

  7. The Cubs are shopping Edwin Jackson. Good luck with that.

    Jul 25, 2014, 10:38 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals

    He’s a double threat: bad and expensive.

  8. Brandon Belt is showing no improvement

    Jul 25, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

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    Injuries are mounting for the first place Giants.

  9. Must-click link: Johnny Damon seems lost without baseball

    Jul 25, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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    A great, great ballplayer seems to be in denial about his career being over.

  10. Joe Nathan makes the case to keep his job

    Jul 25, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    With Joakim Soria watching from the sidelines, the Tigers embattled closer shuts down one of the best offenses in baseball.

  11. Ryan Raburn: you are not supposed to spike the baseball, dude

    Jul 25, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT

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    Ryan Raburn is gonna be buying Corey Kluber steaks for the foreseeable future.

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

    Jul 25, 2014, 6:47 AM EDT

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    It was a day of blowouts and fine pitching performances.

  13. Ryan Howard does not seem too happy about platooning

    Jul 24, 2014, 5:32 PM EDT

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    It’s been bad in Philly. Is it starting to get ugly?

  14. Expert’s Corner: How to troll fans of all 30 teams

    Jul 24, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Sad Phillies fans

    Everyone has a gift. This is my gift. I shall now share it with you.

  15. Marcus Stroman loses his no-hitter in the seventh

    Jul 24, 2014, 2:49 PM EDT

    Marcus Stroman

    Well, it was fun while it lasted.

  16. HBT Daily: La Russa, Torre and Cox to be inducted on Sunday

    Jul 24, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    And it provides us with an opportunity to think about what it means to be a Hall of Fame manager.

  17. The Orioles acquire Jimmy Paredes from the Royals

    Jul 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Not exactly a big trade, but whatever.

  18. Everything you need to know about next week’s trade deadline

    Jul 24, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

    David Price

    Who is buying? Who is selling? Who is on the block? And is next week’s trade deadline really a deadline?

  19. Happy 50th Birthday, Barry Bonds!

    Jul 24, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Barry Bonds

    All Hail the best hitter for at least the last half-century and a dude who has more business being on that stage in Cooperstown on Sunday than anyone.

  20. Derek Jeter is the third most powerful figure in New York Sports? Really?

    Jul 24, 2014, 10:32 AM EDT

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    You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

  21. Ten years ago today the Alex Rodriguez-Jason Varitek brawl changed the narrative of the Sox-Yankees rivalry

    Jul 24, 2014, 8:06 AM EDT

    Jason Varitek - A-Rod fight

    It was one moment in a typical benches-clearing brawl, but oh what a moment it was.

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