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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Mike Trout’s power scored the first run, his legs help score the second. AL leads 3-1.

    Jul 14, 2015, 10:09 PM EDT


    Mike Trout hustled to first to foil a would-be double play and then came around to score.

  2. Three innings in: the All-Star Game is tied at 1

    Jul 14, 2015, 9:32 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Mike Trout put the A.L. on the board on the fourth pitch of the game.

  3. Pete Rose gets a one minute, twenty-four second ovation as one of the Reds’ “Franchise Four”

    Jul 14, 2015, 7:59 PM EDT

    Pete Rose

    But not quite as crazy and enthusiastic as Todd Frazier’s many ovations last night.

  4. Mike Trout: All-Star photo poser

    Jul 14, 2015, 6:06 PM EDT


    Camera’s over here, big guy.

  5. 2015 All-Star Game Preview

    Jul 14, 2015, 5:48 PM EDT


    First pitch is 8:15. Here is everything you need to know.

  6. A trip to Crosley Field. Which isn’t there anymore.

    Jul 14, 2015, 3:06 PM EDT

    Crosley Field

    Crosley Field was the home of the Cincinnati Reds for 58 years. I went there this morning. Here is what I mostly didn’t see.

  7. The MLB manager family tree

    Jul 14, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    Casey Stengel

    Baseball is a much smaller family than you tend to assume.

  8. The All-Star Game food is ridiculous

    Jul 14, 2015, 9:23 AM EDT

    2. MLB All-Star Game FOOD (Pig Roast STILL)

    A pig roast, a 64-pound turkey and thousands of gallons of ketchup and mustard.

  9. Scott Boras: There’s “good cause” for people to support additional netting at ballparks

    Jul 13, 2015, 4:53 PM EDT

    Scott Boras

    I asked the legally-trained Scott Boras what he thought of that lawsuit filed today seeking additional protective netting. He thinks it’s a good idea.

  10. A class-action law suit was filed against MLB today seeking the installation of more protective netting

    Jul 13, 2015, 3:16 PM EDT

    Foul Ball sign

    The suit, brought on behalf of all season ticket holders who sit in a “zone of danger,” alleges that baseball has ignored the risks of foul balls and broken bats, placing fans in harm’s way.

  11. A Saturday night with the West Virginia Miners

    Jul 13, 2015, 12:19 PM EDT

    Screen Shot 2015-07-13 at 12.14.44 PM

    Great Moments in the Prospect League

  12. Video: John Oliver goes after publicly-funded stadiums

    Jul 13, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Great American Ballpark Getty

    We’ve been making the argument that publicly-funded ballparks are a bad idea for years. But here it is distilled in one video.

  13. Severe weather threatens the Home Run Derby

    Jul 13, 2015, 9:09 AM EDT

    All-Star Logo

    Severe storms with high winds are cutting across the Midwest and could be smacking into Cincinnati this evening.

  14. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 13, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT

    Gregory Polanco

    Another day, another walkoff win for the surging Pirates.

  15. Joba Chamberlain released by the Tigers

    Jul 10, 2015, 4:50 PM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain

    And it’s possible that the best replacement for him in the Tigers bullpen would be . . . Joba Chamberlain.

  16. Brewers minor leaguer suspended for PEDs

    Jul 10, 2015, 3:37 PM EDT

    Police Blotter

    Don’t do drugs, mmm-kay?

  17. Managers throw punches, kick off brawl in Alaskan League game

    Jul 10, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT

    fight club graphic

    It was in the 14th inning. Maybe everyone was just getting impatient and testy?

  18. Todd Frazier is the favorite to win the Home Run Derby

    Jul 10, 2015, 11:13 AM EDT

    Todd Frazier, Josh Thole

    The home town guy is the man to beat in the eyes of the oddsmakers.

  19. Jung Ho Kang: Gangham Style

    Jul 10, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Jung Ho Kang Pirates

    I remember 2012 too.

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