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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Video: Dee Gordon is bored with your tired, conventional infield play

    Sep 17, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

    Dee Gordon

    He has decided to add difficulty to it. Like, playing second base while sitting on his but in the infield dirt. Or starting double plays from his stomach, for example.

  2. Joe Girardi and Joe Maddon at odds after Jeter was hit by a pitch last night

    Sep 17, 2014, 9:13 AM EDT

    Joe Girardi

    Rays pitchers have hit Yankees batters five times in the past week. Joe Girardi is sick of it.

  3. Umpire ejects jackwagon fan heckling Bryce Harper in Atlanta last night

    Sep 17, 2014, 8:31 AM EDT

    Bryce Harper Getty

    And the Braves and their announcers bear some of the blame for this baloney.

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

    Sep 17, 2014, 7:08 AM EDT

    Washington Nationals Celebrate

    Beer showers on the Beltway as the Nats and Orioles both clinch

  5. Masahiro Tanaka to pitch on Sunday

    Sep 16, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    In a real game. Not a simulation.

  6. Bud Selig likes what he sees when he sees the Mets

    Sep 16, 2014, 5:07 PM EDT

    Selig 4

    And though he calls MLB a “social institution,” he’s content to punt to the courts when it suits his interests.

  7. The Blue Jays will make a qualifying offer to Melky Cabrera

    Sep 16, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Melky Cabrera

    That should guarantee him around $15-16 million for 2015 should he accept it.

  8. HBT Daily: The Angels clinch a playoff spot

    Sep 16, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    HBT Daily Logo

    But will they make some noise in October?

  9. Major League Baseball announces nominees for the Clemente Award

    Sep 16, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    Clemente

    Carlos Beltran won last year. Who gets it this year?

  10. Matt Shoemaker to have an MRI on his rib cage

    Sep 16, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

    Matt Shoemaker

    The Angels starter pitched well last night, but felt some discomfort at the end of his stint.

  11. Chris Davis helped out at the scene of a car crash

    Sep 16, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    chris davis getty

    He has some time on his hands. At least he’s putting it to good use.

  12. The Braves break ground on “SunTrust Park”

    Sep 16, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

    Braves ballpark

    Man, Waffle House. You really missed the boat here. And now we all have to suffer with this boring, corporate name.

  13. Martin Prado undergoes an emergency appendectomy, likely out for the year

    Sep 16, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 11.12.05 AM

    One of the few dudes who has been hitting for the Yankees is now on the shelf for the year.

  14. David Ortiz: I told you so

    Sep 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    David Ortiz Getty

    Big Papi took some time yesterday to remind his detractors that, yes, he did deserve that contract extension.

  15. Must-click Link: the challenges Major League Baseball faces in implementing a domestic violence policy

    Sep 16, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

    Bud Selig

    Ken Rosenthal shows us that the task, however necessary, will not be easy.

  16. A-Rod unlikely to be charged in the Biogenesis case

    Sep 16, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    To baseball and baseball writers, A-Rod is still Whitey Bulger or Public Enemy Number One. To the cops, he’s just a kid who bought a bag of something.

  17. Marcus Stroman should be suspended for throwing at Caleb Joseph’s head

    Sep 16, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 8.09.58 AM

    MLB acts swiftly when someone grabs their crotch. Let’s see how swiftly it acts when a guy goes headhunting.

  18. Jonathan Papelbon’s suspension could possibly save the Phillies $13 million

    Sep 16, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    Papelbon Crotch

    With this gesture, Jonathan Papelbon made triggering his 2016 option a tad tricker.

  19. Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp exchange words in the dugout

    Sep 16, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Puig Kemp

    I have to imagine that spending seven-plus months in close quarters with Yasiel Puig can get on one’s nerves.

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

    Sep 16, 2014, 6:52 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 6.50.57 AM

    The Angels clinch a playoff spot. The Nats and Orioles pull to within one game of clinching their divisions.

  21. Mike Hessman, 15 homers shy of the all-time minor league mark, contemplates his future

    Sep 15, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Mike Hessman

    “Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.” — Thomas Gray. Or William Cullen Bryant. I don’t know, I get them mixed up.

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