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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Justin Upton’s bats are on a quest to find him

    Feb 10, 2015, 2:22 PM EDT

    Justin Upton

    Cerrano: “Maps for bats. Keep bats from getting lost.”

  2. The practical implications of tinkering with baseball’s rules

    Feb 10, 2015, 1:25 PM EDT

    pitch clock

    “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction” — Yogi Berra

  3. Baseball executives don’t like Max Scherzer’s deferred money deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:40 AM EDT

    Max Scherzer Getty

    Teams hate that other teams spend a lot of money and acquire good players. Film at 11.

  4. The fourth greatest general manager of all time built The Big Red Machine

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:04 AM EDT

    Big Red Machine Reds

    That should be enough for the Hall of Fame, but the Veterans Committee thought otherwise this past December. The Veterans Committee is dumb.

  5. MLB Network to premiere “The Story of Billy Bean” tonight at 9pm

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT

    Billy Bean

    The story of the struggle and the triumph of baseball’s Ambassador for Inclusion

  6. Rob Manfred thinks the Mets will spend money when “it is their judgment that it is effective”

    Feb 10, 2015, 9:29 AM EDT

    Fred Wilpon, Jeff Wilpon

    I’d guess that’d be about a week after the twelfth of never.

  7. Ike Davis says he still had valley fever symptoms last year

    Feb 10, 2015, 9:03 AM EDT

    ike davis getty

    The disease has dogged him for three years now.

  8. Who is your least favorite player: Part II

    Feb 10, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT


    The second part of John Paschal’s investigation of the players we hate over at The Hardball Times.

  9. The Red Sox and Orioles are interested in playing exhibition games in Cuba

    Feb 10, 2015, 7:18 AM EDT


    The plans are only in preliminary stages at the moment, however.

  10. Prince Fielder is healthy

    Feb 9, 2015, 4:07 PM EDT

    Prince Fielder Getty

    Of course, he was healthy last year at this time too.

  11. The Spink Award: it ain’t what it used to be

    Feb 9, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT


    This year’s winner has been taken off the beat before he can even give his acceptance speech.

  12. Which ballparks have Wi-Fi?

    Feb 9, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT

    Rogers Centre

    Rogers Centre will become yet another in the majority of parks which offer fans Wi-Fi. Does yours?

  13. Barry Bonds makes [a] Hall of Fame

    Feb 9, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

    Barry Bonds

    With a cameo appearance from Alex Rodriguez!

  14. The fifth greatest general manager of all time built a team that won 14 of 16 pennants. Then he was fired.

    Feb 9, 2015, 11:22 AM EDT

    Yankees logo

    He’s the man who put Berra, Mantle and Ford together. Those were some fairly decent teams.

  15. The Padres’ offseason moves may not guarantee the playoffs, but they certainly guarantee enthusiasm

    Feb 9, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    San Diego Padres Logo

    Padres fans have never had a ton to get excited about. That has changed this winter.

  16. Derek Holland’s knee beats Shin-Soo Choo’s ankle in a foot race

    Feb 9, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Derek Holland

    Know we know which injured Texas Ranger is doing better.

  17. Julio Franco, still going at age 56

    Feb 9, 2015, 7:54 AM EDT

    Julio Franco

    He’ll be a player-manager for a Japanese independent team.

  18. HardballTalk: Getting things done. For you.

    Feb 6, 2015, 3:19 PM EDT

    Don Mattingly

    Some people just talk about wanting to see Don Mattingly grow his mustache back. Here at HardballTalk, we do the work to make that happen.

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