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Craig Calcaterra

  1. “These are the good old days”: Major League Baseball’s radical new promo

    Apr 10, 2015, 8:21 AM EDT

    Buck Showalter

    Major League Baseball made a truly radical promotional ad. And it’s truly excellent.

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

    Apr 10, 2015, 6:50 AM EDT

    Trevor Bauer

    Trevor Bauer struck out eleven, walked five and gave up no hits. In addition he hit the sportswriter, the public address announcer, the bull mascot twice . . .

  3. Bert Blyleven dropped some smack talk on Detroit

    Apr 9, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

    Hall Of Fame Baseball

    Hall of Fame trolling from a Hall of Fame pitcher.

  4. Must-click link: “This is what domestic abuse looks like”

    Apr 9, 2015, 4:08 PM EDT

    FILE: Seattle Designates Milton Bradley For Assignment

    News reports and brief summaries of Milton Bradley’s crimes are easily dismissed. An article by Sports Illustrated assembling the facts and testimony underlying them, however, paints a much more vivid and harrowing picture.

  5. Introducing the San Francisco Mariners

    Apr 9, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT

    Technical Difficulties

    What? That’d be a heck of a rivalry!

  6. The Astrodome turns 50 today

    Apr 9, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

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    It may not be the Eighth Wonder of the World anymore, but it’s still standing.

  7. Major League Baseball will not look into the Angels’ conduct in the Josh Hamilton case

    Apr 9, 2015, 10:33 AM EDT

    manfred getty

    Rob Manfred is punting, and by doing so, he’s basically canceling an entire section of the JDA.

  8. Baseball is the most Catholic sport

    Apr 9, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT


    And not just because of this guy.

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

    Apr 9, 2015, 7:04 AM EDT

    Jeff Francoeur

    Six shutouts on Wednesday. Hope your day went better.

  10. Former big league pitcher Jose Capellan has died at age 34

    Apr 8, 2015, 5:55 PM EDT

    Milwaukee Brewers v St. Louis Cardinals

    Capellan pitched in the bigs from 2004 to 2008, playing for the Braves, Brewers, Tigers and Rockies.

  11. Ryan Braun to sit out another day

    Apr 8, 2015, 4:11 PM EDT

    ryan braun getty

    An off day tomorrow gives Braun three days off.

  12. Dan Uggla thinks the Braves are heading in the right direction

    Apr 8, 2015, 3:12 PM EDT

    dan uggla getty

    Well, they decided to cut ties with him, so it’s hard to argue.

  13. Must-click link: Josh Hamilton has gone 3,449 for his last 3,452

    Apr 8, 2015, 1:27 PM EDT

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    A harrowing but necessary read from Jeremy Horton of The Classical.

  14. Watch and enjoy baseball in any way you want. It’s OK!

    Apr 8, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT


    Even if that means being up to your neck in spreadsheets.

  15. Justin Verlander placed on the DL, will not make his scheduled start Sunday

    Apr 8, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Justin Verlander

    Kyle Lobstein will likely get the nod in his place.

  16. Wrigley Field gets 74 portable toilets

    Apr 8, 2015, 9:23 AM EDT

    Wrigley Field

    Everyone has already made all of the “relief” jokes. But I’m gonna pile on anyway.

  17. Rickey Henderson helped convince Barry Zito to accept a minor league assignment

    Apr 8, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Rickey Henderson

    It’s all about having fun and having a love for the game, says the greatest leadoff hitter of all time.

  18. Craig Kimbrel’s Padres debut was . . . ok

    Apr 8, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Craig Kimbrel

    He featured a 97 m.p.h. fastball and a curveball that clocked 86 and dropped off the friggin’ table.

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

    Apr 8, 2015, 6:28 AM EDT

    Mat Latos

    Mat Latos did not have the greatest new-team debut last night.

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