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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Great Moments in Government Ethics: Cobb County, Georgia Edition

    Nov 7, 2014, 8:45 AM EST

    Braves ballpark

    Is this bad form? Well, I suppose it depends what your definition of “is” is.

  2. Hiroki Kuroda is considering . . . um, everything

    Nov 7, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

    Hiroki Kuroda

    A reminder: not all news is news.

  3. Tim Lincecum will probably head back to the Giants rotation in 2015

    Nov 6, 2014, 5:32 PM EST

    Tim Lincecum

    There will be a slot for him. The Giants probably hope he can fill it.

  4. Everth Cabrera is in more legal trouble

    Nov 6, 2014, 4:27 PM EST

    everth cabrera getty

    He has been charged with resisting arrest when he was stopped for DUI back in September.

  5. Raul Ibanez is one of the people being considered for the Rays manager job

    Nov 6, 2014, 3:38 PM EST

    Raul Ibanez Angels

    A surprise name appears on the Rays list of candidates

  6. The Padres are bringing in the left field fence at Petco — but only by 34 inches

    Nov 6, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

    petco park getty

    It’s mostly for the seats. And for the addition of a massive video board.

  7. Are Cliff Lee, Marlon Byrd and Jonathan Papelbon “bad guys” in the clubhouse?

    Nov 6, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

    cliff lee getty

    See, I used this shadowed picture of Cliff Lee because . . . well, I’m not going to explain the symbolism, as it’s all rather complex and esoteric.

  8. The Rays will name 12 candidates to replace Joe Maddon. Which is kind of crazy.

    Nov 6, 2014, 11:07 AM EST

    Dave Martinez

    It seems that the best choice for the job is already on the payroll. His name is Dave Martinez.

  9. Oh, look, we’re back to “The Yankees should try to void A-Rod’s contract” land again

    Nov 6, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

    San Francisco Giants v New York Yankees

    It’s only 10:30 AM and it’s already been a banner day for A-Rod overreactions.

  10. Alex Rodriguez is “working out like a fiend”

    Nov 6, 2014, 9:24 AM EST

    alex rodriguez yankees getty

    But is he . . .in The Best Shape of His Life?

  11. You knew this was coming: the New York press returns to its A-Rod fainting couch

    Nov 6, 2014, 8:21 AM EST

    Alex Rodriguez

    No one explains how yesterday changed anything, but boy howdy are they mad!

  12. Dilbeck: The “geeks” and “nerds” have taken over the Dodgers

    Nov 5, 2014, 5:27 PM EST

    dodgers logo

    Sportswriting: the last bastion of the proudly ignorant.

  13. The Cubs would love to trade for Cole Hamels

    Nov 5, 2014, 4:24 PM EST

    cole hamels getty

    The Phillies are rebuilding. But it would be unexpected if they dealt their ace.

  14. Meanwhile, somewhere in the woods of Wyoming, Adam LaRoche killed a big ol’ deer

    Nov 5, 2014, 3:21 PM EST

    adam laroche getty

    Baseball players: they are not like most other professional athletes.

  15. Rob Manfred: “The Consigliere Commissioner”

    Nov 5, 2014, 2:09 PM EST

    Rob Manfred

    As Bud Selig’s deputy, Rob Manfred was been efficient and, occasionally, ruthless in changing the balance of power in Major League Baseball. Will that approach translate to the top job?

  16. Former major leaguer Brad Halsey has died at age 33

    Nov 5, 2014, 11:07 AM EST

    Brad Halsey

    That’s far too young for anyone to go.

  17. Alex Rodriguez confessed everything to the DEA

    Nov 5, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

    Alex Rodriguez Reuters

    Publicly A-Rod was defiant. Privately, when speaking to law enforcement, A-Rod told all.

  18. The Mets could consider Michael Morse

    Nov 5, 2014, 9:28 AM EST

    michael morse getty

    Though, really, he’s not the best fit for the Mets.

  19. Alfonso Soriano’s retirement is a good reminder not to define players by their contracts

    Nov 5, 2014, 9:11 AM EST

    Alfonso Soriano Getty

    We have a bad habit when it comes to players who make a lot of money. We should probably back off on that a bit.

  20. Minnesota columnist: Paul Molitor will crack down on those wimpy players with piddly little concussions

    Nov 5, 2014, 7:56 AM EST

    Joe Mauer

    We’re up to round 179 of “Joe Mauer is soft” in Minnesota. And it’s frankly sickening.

  21. The Twins are dropping their pinstripes

    Nov 4, 2014, 4:02 PM EST

    Minnesota Twins Photo Day

    The Twins will be without pinstripes on their home uniforms for the first time in 28 years.

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