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Craig Calcaterra

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. A Saturday night with the West Virginia Miners

    Jul 13, 2015, 12:19 PM EDT

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    Great Moments in the Prospect League

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Brewers minor leaguer suspended for PEDs

    Jul 10, 2015, 3:37 PM EDT

    Police Blotter

    Don’t do drugs, mmm-kay?

  12. 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?

  13. 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.

  14. Jung Ho Kang: Gangham Style

    Jul 10, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Jung Ho Kang Pirates

    I remember 2012 too.

  15. Video: Jarrod Dyson did a Willie Mays impression yesterday

    Jul 10, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2015-07-10 at 9.35.41 AM

    Over the shoulder, at the wall and fired it back in to complete the double play.

  16. The wrong lesson to take away from the Steven Matz injury

    Jul 10, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Steven Matz

    No, Steven Matz is not an example of the futility of imposing innings limits and pitch counts on pitchers.

  17. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 10, 2015, 6:56 AM EDT

    Zack Greinke

    There were crazy-good pitching performances galore last night.

  18. Pete Rose: still cagey and defiant about the Ray Fosse collision after 45 years

    Jul 9, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

    Rose Fosse

    “He was the one blocking the plate without the ball,” Rose said today.

  19. Bartolo Colon’s success was built by pulping coffee beans and throwing rocks at coconuts

    Jul 9, 2015, 12:22 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    A great read about baseball’s oldest and maybe it’s most interesting pitcher.

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