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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Video: viva high school baseball trick plays

    Jun 11, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Video camera

    This is the oldest trick in the book. Assuming the book was written around the time Radiohead’s “OK Computer” came out.

  2. The oft-injured Wilson Ramos tweaked his hamstring

    Jun 11, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    The Nats’ catcher continues to be snakebitten.

  3. Justin Upton tweaked his hamstring

    Jun 11, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v Miami Marlins

    The Braves most productive hitter so far this season could miss a couple of days.

  4. Red Sox GM Ben Cherington says he won’t make any panic moves

    Jun 11, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    He’s counting on the current roster to pull themselves out of this muck.

  5. Gregory Polanco makes an uneven major league debut

    Jun 11, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Gregory Polanco took his first few steps yesterday so he’s already ahead of the game.

  6. The Miami Marlins tie the record for most consecutive interleague wins

    Jun 11, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

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    Two other teams hold the record, actually. One is rather surprising.

  7. The Tampa Bay Rays scoreless streak has reached 28 innings

    Jun 11, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    That’s a team record. And a reminder that not all records are cool accomplishments.

  8. Yoenis Cespedes made perhaps the best throw you will ever see in your life

    Jun 11, 2014, 8:10 AM EDT

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    Cespedes’ throw had both the trajectory and the devastating effect of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

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    Collin Cowgill’s walkoff homer in the 14th was something. Yoenis Cespedes’ throw in the eighth was even more something.

  10. Jamie Lee Curtis is making a Glenn Burke movie

    Jun 10, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT

    Glenn Burke

    Baseball’s first (debatably) openly gay player could have a feature film made about him.

  11. Comment of the Day: Nah, we don’t stereotype Latino players. Never.

    Jun 10, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Manny Machado AP

    I’m told that those Latin players need to learn how to play the game the way American players do. Even when they’re American.

  12. HBT Daily: Who the heck is Lonnie Chisenhall?

    Jun 10, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    HBT Daily Logo

    Short answer: the product of the Cleveland Indians’ patience.

  13. Bob Welch, 1990 Cy Young Award winner, dies at 57

    Jun 10, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT

    Bob Welch

    Heroism in the 1978 World Series, twenty-seven wins in 1990 and a World Series ring for both the A’s and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

  14. Johnny Damon and Hideki Matsui to play in the Yankees Old Timers Game

    Jun 10, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

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    People younger than me are playing in an Old Timers Game. Fantastic.

  15. The Orioles are not ruling out a Manny Machado demotion

    Jun 10, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Manny Machado

    He’s going to be suspended, that much we know. But where he goes after his suspension is an open question.

  16. Should baseball teams be held liable when foul balls injure fans?

    Jun 10, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    There is a legal doctrine known as “The Baseball Rule” which gets teams off the hook when fans are injured by foul balls. Should it be abolished? Maintained? Or is there a middle ground?

  17. Lonnie Chisenhall’s brilliance could spell the end of Jason Giambi’s career

    Jun 10, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

    Jason Giambi

    Lonnie Chisenhall has earned the right to be the Indians’ everyday third baseman. Which will have some ripple effects once Nick Swisher returns.

  18. Michael Cuddyer is out 6-8 weeks with a fractured shoulder socket

    Jun 10, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Colorado Rockies

    The reigning N.L. batting champ is going to be out a long, long time.

  19. The Nationals are the hottest team in baseball

    Jun 10, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Washington Nationals

    Don’t look now, but the Nats are poised to take control of the NL East.

  20. The Astros have a better record than the Red Sox and Rays

    Jun 10, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Astros celebrate

    Will it stay that way all year? I doubt it. But it’s pretty nuts to see on June 10.

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

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EDT

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.

  22. The Rays fall again

    Jun 9, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    David Price

    That’s 13 losses in 14 games for Tampa Bay.

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