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Craig Calcaterra

  1. “Baseball’s inherent nature is that it is essentially boundless”

    May 15, 2015, 9:31 AM EDT

    Jack Dempsey -- Associated Press

    Some more on the richness of meaningless baseball.

  2. Carlos Gonzalez’ ninth inning homer stuns the Dodgers

    May 15, 2015, 8:25 AM EDT

    Carlos Gonzalez

    The Dodgers are a good team but their bullpen let one go last night.

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

    May 15, 2015, 6:47 AM EDT

    Carlos Gonzalez

    The Rockies snapped their losing streak thanks to a late Carlos Gonzalez blast.

  4. Another great idea on breathing life into retired numbers

    May 14, 2015, 3:58 PM EDT

    Omar Vizquel

    Omar Vizquel wore Luis Aparicio’s number. Why can’t someone else — someone deemed worthy — wear the retired number of someone else?

  5. Justin Masterson placed on the disabled list

    May 14, 2015, 2:54 PM EDT

    Justin Masterson Red Sox

    They’re calling it shoulder tendinitis, which is Latin for “dude can’t pitch at all right now.”

  6. “It’s boring. It is. Baseball is boring.”

    May 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

    Puig Bat Flip

    Bat-flips and celebrations are still considered bad form because baseball’s structure reinforces a very white and very old school culture.

  7. An interesting proposal for changing up the way teams deal with retired numbers

    May 14, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Retired numbers

    We all root for laundry anyway, so why not make the laundry mean a little more?

  8. Video: Mike Trout saved the Angels’ bacon with three fantastic defensive plays

    May 14, 2015, 10:04 AM EDT

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    Two of the fantastic plays actually coming on the same play.

  9. Hotel-hopping with some marginal Mets

    May 14, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT

    Fawlty

    Buddy Carlyle is a Marriott Man.

  10. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 14, 2015, 7:03 AM EDT

    Corey Kluber

    Your mid-50s-year-old drunk uncle who peaked during Reagan’s first term and has hated everything since has some questions about Corey Kluber’s toughness.

  11. The Braves and Reds aren’t going anyplace

    May 13, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    GABP

    And for that we should be very, very grateful.

  12. Video: Alfredo Simon throws Torii Hunter two eephus pitches. Maybe.

    May 13, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Alfredo Simon

    Let’s talk about what words mean, shall we?

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

    May 13, 2015, 7:26 AM EDT

    Moon

    Look what Giancarlo Stanton did to the dang moon!

  14. The Orioles wore special jerseys for their return to Baltimore

    May 12, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Buck Showalter

    For 35 years the Orioles didn’t have “Baltimore” appear on even their road jerseys. They’ve never had it on their home duds. Last night they did, however, and did so to make a statement.

  15. In the wake of Deflategate, Major League Baseball announces new ball security measures

    May 12, 2015, 9:37 AM EDT

    baseball grass

    MLB reminds the world that “hey, at least our balls are in order.”

  16. Bus carrying the Carolina Mudcats flipped over on the highway

    May 12, 2015, 8:55 AM EDT

    Mudcats

    Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported.

  17. Report: Barry Bonds to file a grievance against Major League Baseball for colluding against him after the 2007 season

    May 12, 2015, 7:26 AM EDT

    Barry Bonds

    One of baseball’s favorite debates — was Barry Bonds blackballed following the 2007 season — may soon be the subject of an arbitration hearing. In this post I break down the pros and cons of his case.

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

    May 12, 2015, 6:48 AM EDT

    Scott Van Slyke

    Scott Van Slyke messed up, atoned and then atoned again for extra measure.

  19. This year’s Fourth of July caps are absolutely hideous

    May 11, 2015, 4:42 PM EDT

    American-Flag-5Panel-Cap-Front

    No, this is not the hat. But at this rate we’re less than a couple of years from it.

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