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Craig Calcaterra

  1. That facts of Josh Hamilton’s case should not be a matter of public record

    Mar 5, 2015, 8:43 AM EDT

    josh hamilton getty

    And the fact that they are being leaked is unconscionable

  2. It’s like the New York Post isn’t even trying anymore

    Mar 5, 2015, 7:53 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    I guess it’s spring training for tabloid headline writers too.

  3. Suspending Josh Hamilton for a year would be obscene

    Mar 4, 2015, 10:26 PM EDT

    josh hamilton getty

    Suspending Hamilton for a year would serve no purpose punitive systems are designed to serve. And would most likely not serve Josh Hamilton at all.

  4. Billy Bean responds to Daniel Murphy’s comments

    Mar 4, 2015, 4:18 PM EDT

    Billy Bean

    While it’s clear that the two do not see eye to eye, Billy Bean is choosing to look on the bright side of yesterday’s comments from Daniel Murphy.

  5. Meanwhile, they’ll be serving churro dogs at Chase Field this year

    Mar 4, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

    diamondbacks logo alternate

    What’s a churro dog, you ask? Click, my pretties. Click!

  6. Athletes should be treated fairly by the press. Even if they’re not friendly to the press.

    Mar 4, 2015, 1:26 PM EDT

    press hat

    Athletes oftentimes, don’t see reporters as people. Reporters, oftentimes, don’t see athletes as people. Reporters, however have a duty of objectivity athletes don’t have.

  7. Now that he’s released, who pays for Joel Hanrahan’s surgery?

    Mar 4, 2015, 11:05 AM EDT

    Joel Hanrahan Getty

    Today’s news sucks for Joel Hanrahan, but it’s a good basis for an explainer.

  8. Before we laud Curt Schilling too much for his attack on corrosive social media . . .

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:59 AM EDT

    Curt Schilling

    . . . it’s worth remembering that Schilling himself has some issues when it comes to sensitivity and enlightenment on social media.

  9. Klapisch: it’s time to give A-Rod a break

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    Let us applaud one writer’s brave effort to battle the beast that is A-Rod Derangement Syndrome.

  10. Photo of the Day: now THAT’S a windup!

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:03 AM EDT

    Camera

    Juan Marichal’s got nothin’ on this pitcher from Murray State.

  11. Joel Hanrahan to have a second Tommy John surgery

    Mar 4, 2015, 8:24 AM EDT

    Joel Hanrahan

    Terrible news that will keep Joel Hanrahan off the mound for at least another year.

  12. Daniel Murphy on Billy Bean: “I do disagree with the fact that Billy is a homosexual”

    Mar 4, 2015, 6:54 AM EDT

    Daniel Murphy Getty

    I wasn’t aware that one could “disagree” with facts. But there we are.

  13. Noah Syndergaard just learned not to eat his lunch in the clubhouse during a game

    Mar 3, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT

    Noah Syndergaard

    Because, if he does, David Wright and Bobby Parnell are gonna go kick his butt.

  14. Madison Bumgarner didn’t exactly start 2015 the way he ended 2014

    Mar 3, 2015, 3:54 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    Unless someone gets injured, spring training game results don’t matter a bit. But they are a reminder that everyone starts from square one each season. No matter how well they ended the season before.

  15. The Pirates have new matte batting helmets and they’re amazing

    Mar 3, 2015, 1:34 PM EDT

    Gregory Polanco

    Also: there is baseball — honest to goodness baseball — on TV right now.

  16. Meanwhile in Maryvale: Brewers starters have some sweet bathrobes

    Mar 3, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

    Brewers logo

    As a man who knows from hanging around in loungewear all day, I can tell you: this is cool.

  17. Joba Chamberlain’s son had a lot to do with him signing back with the Tigers

    Mar 3, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain

    The million a year helped, but Chamberlain’s son provided the definitive push back to Detroit.

  18. Victor Martinez thinks he’ll be ready for Opening Day

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Which would be a little ahead of schedule.

  19. Baseball media is rooted in public relations just as much as it is rooted in news

    Mar 3, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    press hat

    A nice history lesson from Jack Moore at The Hardball Times.

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