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Craig Calcaterra

  1. The Astros promote mega-prospect Carlos Correa to Triple-A

    May 11, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT

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    He dominated Double-A at only 20-years-old.

  2. Is some of the ballpark patriotism we see sponsored by the military?

    May 11, 2015, 1:18 PM EDT

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    An investigation into salutes to “Hometown Heroes” and the like show that they’re paid for by the military and are intended as recruiting tools.

  3. Bryce Harper’s bat-flip game is on point

    May 11, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    If Puig’s not going to do it anymore, thank God we have Bryce.

  4. A baseball defied the laws of physics last night

    May 11, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Physics

    Or mastered them. I’m not sure.

  5. Baseball is dying, you guys

    May 11, 2015, 10:29 AM EDT

    Tombstone

    This time we really, really mean it.

  6. Josh Hamilton faced Barry Zito in his first minor league rehab game

    May 11, 2015, 9:06 AM EDT

    Josh Hamilton

    Hamilton’s comeback is more relevant, but let us take a moment to appreciate Barry Zito grinding away in the minors.

  7. Jorge Posada’s tell-all book rips the Yankees for demoting him from starting catcher

    May 11, 2015, 8:36 AM EDT

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    His barbs are clearly aimed at Joe Girardi, with whom Posada has a history.

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

    May 11, 2015, 7:13 AM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    I like that picture. It says “Michael Pineda came, Michael Pineda saw, Michael Pineda conquered.”

  9. David Ortiz loses his appeal; suspended for tonight’s game

    May 8, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT

    David Ortiz

    You tend not to get one-game suspensions reduced on appeal.

  10. Redskins’ GM says Bryce Harper would be a safety in the NFL. Not a corner, because “he’s a white guy”

    May 8, 2015, 12:56 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    This brought to you by the team that thinks racial slurs can be cool nicknames.

  11. The return to a 154-game schedule? Not bloody likely.

    May 8, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Players may need some more time off, but the owners would never risk a five percent across the board revenue cut to make it happen.

  12. Bill Simmons’ leaving ESPN is worth a moment of our time

    May 8, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

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    Like him or hate him, we all owe Bill Simmons a debt of gratitude for the way we consume sports online.

  13. A former A-Rod detractor thinks he’s doing it clean

    May 8, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    Bob Klapisch: not falling prey to A-Rod Derangement Syndrome

  14. Center fielder Jake Marisnick makes an unassisted double play. At first base.

    May 8, 2015, 9:42 AM EDT

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    Thousands of games a year. Over a century of baseball. And there’s still stuff you rarely if ever see.

  15. Kelvin Herrera’s suspension reduced to six games

    May 7, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

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    That covers both of his suspensions, actually. Herrera had a busy April.

  16. Hyun-Jin Ryu’s rehabilitation “has been slowed down a little bit”

    May 7, 2015, 11:32 AM EDT

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    There is no timetable for the Dodgers’ would-be third starter.

  17. Joc Pederson now up to seven straight homers

    May 7, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Joc Pederson

    That is, his last seven hits have been home runs

  18. Jarrod Saltalamacchia is going to sign with the Diamondbacks

    May 7, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT

    Miami Marlins v New York Mets

    It’ll be official as soon as he clears waivers.

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