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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Pace of play needs addressing, but the pitch clock should be the last resort

    Jan 15, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    pitch clock

    Good problem solving usually means attempting the least-intrusive solutions first. Baseball does not appear to be doing that.

  2. Report: The pitch clock is coming to Double-A and Triple-A

    Jan 15, 2015, 6:59 AM EST

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    Assuming, of course, the MLBPA approves what the owners are reported to propose this week.

  3. Matt Moore aiming for a June return

    Jan 14, 2015, 4:37 PM EST

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    Moore remains on schedule for a June return.

  4. Arolids Chapman donated a locker room to a volleyball team

    Jan 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    Aroldis Chapman

    Which is a lot of activity for Chapman in the offseason.

  5. ESPN announces its early season Sunday Night Baseball matchups

    Jan 14, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

    old TV

    Yes, a lot of Yankees and Red Sox. But who cares?

  6. The 23rd best GM of all time is currently driving me nuts

    Jan 14, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    John Hart

    But I may be biased and less-than-objective about that.

  7. It ain’t going to be easy to put grass in Rogers Centre

    Jan 14, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

    Rogers Centre

    “If a cow can’t eat it, I don’t want to play on it.” — Dick Allen

  8. Report: the Yankees are interested in Johan Santana

    Jan 14, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

    National League New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana during first inning action in Washington

    He’d cost nothing to give a look-see, of course.

  9. Must-click link: John Hirschbeck’s Survival Guide

    Jan 14, 2015, 9:13 AM EST

    Hirschbeck

    Life has dealt John Hirschbeck more blows than it deals most people. But it hasn’t stopped him.

  10. Yankees executive’s 1945 pro-segregation letter is up for auction

    Jan 14, 2015, 8:38 AM EST

    Larry MacPhail

    Larry MacPhail’s efforts to keep baseball a whites-only affair is well-documented. And, of course, he is in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

  11. The sabr law firm made another appearance on “Parks and Recreation” last night

    Jan 14, 2015, 7:02 AM EST

    Ron Swanson

    In TV’s alternate universe, is David Eckstein a lawyer?

  12. The Dodgers will have a Spanish-speaking coach on every minor league team

    Jan 13, 2015, 5:03 PM EST

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    Which, shockingly, was not already a universal practice in Major League Baseball.

  13. Indians prospect arrested for aggravated burglary and underage drinking

    Jan 13, 2015, 3:30 PM EST

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    You can drink, but not when you’re 18. You can yell at some guy for messing with your girlfriend, but you can’t break into their house in the middle of the night to do it. There are rules, dude.

  14. The Yankees traded for Rockies righty Chris Martin

    Jan 13, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

    Yankees logo

    A small move for a very tall pitcher.

  15. Ned Yost gets a contract extension through 2016

    Jan 13, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

    Ned Yost

    From hot seat to catbird seat in the space of a few months.

  16. The Red Sox and Dodgers have been “aggressive” on Alexi Ogando

    Jan 13, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

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    He’s a pretty big risk, health-wise, however.

  17. The 24th best GM in history is a guy y’all have probably never heard of

    Jan 13, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

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    Heck, he was the GM for my team once upon a time and I never heard of him either.

  18. Daniel Nava may switch-off of switch-hitting

    Jan 13, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

    Daniel Nava AP

    This pic was taken with Nava facing a righty. Expect to see this stroke from Nava against lefties next season too.

  19. Cuban RHP Yoan Lopez signs with the Diamondbacks for $8.25 million

    Jan 13, 2015, 9:34 AM EST

    cuba hat

    He’s only 21 year’s old, but can touch the mid-90s.

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. C. Gonzalez (2520)
  2. A. Wainwright (2485)
  3. M. Upton (2473)
  4. A. Simmons (2447)
  5. C. Hamels (2233)