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Craig Calcaterra

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Pedro Alvarez is not at Pirates’ minicamp. He is not required to be. But maybe he should be?

    Jan 13, 2015, 8:40 AM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    The Pirates’ brass is being pretty diplomatic about it, but you have to figure they’d like to see him there.

  4. A grandfather is trying to make the Orioles’ staff

    Jan 13, 2015, 7:56 AM EST

    mark-hendrickson-orioles

    “How many active grandfathers have been in the big leagues?”

  5. Baseball is so boring

    Jan 12, 2015, 4:03 PM EST

    Clayton Kershaw, Chad Billingsley

    Slow pace. Inactivity. It’s like watching paint dry. No wonder it’s no longer The National Pastime.

  6. The Phillies have signed Jeanmar Gomez to a minor league deal

    Jan 12, 2015, 2:00 PM EST

    phillies logo

    The righty reliever was most recently in Pittsburgh.

  7. Ranking the top 25 general managers in history

    Jan 12, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    Andy MacPhail AP

    Andy MacPhail makes the list? You betcha!

  8. Tweet of the Day: Zany Roy Halladay strikes again

    Jan 12, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

    roy halladay getty

    I sleep better at night knowing that out there, somewhere, Roy Halladay is enjoying the hell out of being retired.

  9. Yep, it’s January. We’re talking about “selfie rules” at baseball games

    Jan 12, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

    Ortiz selfie

    Fox’s Jon Paul Morosi tackles the Big Issues of the day.

  10. The Rockies are talking to Ryan Vogelsong

    Jan 12, 2015, 9:31 AM EST

    Ryan Vogelsong

    This does not seem like a great idea.

  11. Hank Aaron to join group interested in buying the Atlanta Hawks

    Jan 12, 2015, 9:09 AM EST

    Hank Aaron AP

    He’s joining up with some Indonesian billionaires and some other sports executives in an effort to get into the basketball business.

  12. Pastor/actor/criminal seeks canonization for Roberto Clemente

    Jan 12, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Clemente

    You laugh, but the process isn’t THAT different than getting a guy into the Hall of Fame.

  13. Guy who voted for Troy Percival for the Hall of Fame claims that East Coast Bias keeps Percival out

    Jan 12, 2015, 7:18 AM EST

    Troy Percival

    And makes the curious choice to compare Percival to Mariano Rivera

  14. Ryan Lavarnway has been let go by four teams since late November

    Jan 9, 2015, 5:22 PM EST

    Ryan Lavarnway

    The latest to let him go: the Orioles, to make room for Delmon Young.

  15. Brandon McCarthy: admit the PED players to the Hall of Fame

    Jan 9, 2015, 4:31 PM EST

    Barry Bonds

    Good to see a baseball player writing in the offseason rather than working out. Because as we learned earlier today, working out in January is devious and bad.

  16. Curt Schilling: my comments were made in jest

    Jan 9, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

    Curt Schilling

    Curt Schilling seeks to set the record straight.

  17. One Hall of Fame voter recuses himself from “creating the news that drives the outrage”

    Jan 9, 2015, 12:37 PM EST

    Megaphone

    There are reasons for an eligible Hall of Fame voter to choose not to vote for the Hall of Fame. Not all of them are good.

  18. A-Rod being sued by his ex-brother-in-law over a real estate deal

    Jan 9, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    lawsuit gavel

    Inside: the guide to how to take Alex Rodriguez’s deposition.

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