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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Do NOT ask Matt Harvey if he considers his recent slump a “crisis point”

    Jun 17, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 04:  Starting pitcher Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets watches from the dugout during the first inning of the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on June 4, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    It was not a clown question, bro. It was even worse!

  2. No, the Cardinals hacking scandal does NOT provide any basis to doubt their on-field performance

    Jun 17, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT


    Just when you think Bill Plaschke couldn’t get any worse, he gets worse.

  3. Report: “four to five” Cardinals employees being focused on by investigators

    Jun 17, 2015, 9:10 AM EDT

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    The hack has been traced to a house in Jupiter, Florida where the Cardinals train.

  4. Jeff Francoeur’s two inning relief stint: fun for some, a low point for the Phillies

    Jun 17, 2015, 8:37 AM EDT

    Jeff Francoeur

    In an already ugly season, things got even uglier in Baltimore last night.

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

    Jun 17, 2015, 7:10 AM EDT

    Manny Machado

    Three position players pitched last night. Maybe it was that or maybe it was something else, but I feel the need this morning to grapple with our place in a harsh and uncaring universe.

  6. The guy who chases down Alex Rodriguez’s home run balls

    Jun 16, 2015, 5:03 PM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez, Caleb Joseph

    Eddie Fastook: former cop. And he usually gets his man. Er, ball.

  7. The Cardinals hacking scandal is a major early test for Rob Manfred

    Jun 16, 2015, 3:43 PM EDT

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    Why? Because Cardinals owner Bill DeWitt is the Bob Kraft to Rob Manfred’s Roger Goodell.

  8. Nori Aoki passes Giancarlo Stanton in the All-Star vote because of course he does

    Jun 16, 2015, 3:11 PM EDT

    All-Star Logo

    The All-Star voting is kind a nihilist this year. Which isn’t even an ethos.

  9. Breaking: The FBI is investigating the Cardinals for hacking into the Astros’ computer system

    Jun 16, 2015, 11:18 AM EDT

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    Subpoenas have been served on the Cardinals and Major League Baseball for electronic correspondence. This is big.

  10. Manny Ramirez has three sons named Manny Ramirez

    Jun 16, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Manny Ramirez

    Manny being Manny being Manny being Manny

  11. Bryan Price still doesn’t understand the media’s job

    Jun 16, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Cincinnati Reds

    And he doesn’t like how the kids these days celebrate and showboat and stuff.

  12. Buck Showalter on the Royals-heavy All-Star voting: “What do they have a virus in the computer?”

    Jun 16, 2015, 9:31 AM EDT


    Given his joking we’d like to use a photo of a smiling Buck Showalter for this, but there exist no photos of Buck Showalter smiling.

  13. Two video replays were botched in the Dbacks-Angels game last night

    Jun 16, 2015, 8:51 AM EDT

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    And here’s how we could set up replay to keep that from happening.

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

    Jun 16, 2015, 7:49 AM EDT

    Red Sox

    We should say “fanned” as a synonym for “struck out” more. And why don’t we say “Chisox” or “Bosox” anymore?

  15. The All-Star vote is great fun. Except for that pesky home field advantage in the World Series thing

    Jun 15, 2015, 4:44 PM EDT

    Royals fans

    I don’t care if Royals fans stuff the ballot box. But let’s detach home field advantage in the World Series from the thing.

  16. Bud Black fired by the Padres

    Jun 15, 2015, 3:23 PM EDT

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    Black is out after nine seasons at the helm in San Diego.

  17. I’m OK with Anthony Rendon not laying out to save Max Scherzer’s perfect game

    Jun 15, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Let’s try to get worked up over something that doesn’t matter. I mean, more so than we normally do.

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