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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Mark Teixeira sent back to New York, will not play in Red Sox series

    Aug 31, 2015, 4:25 PM EDT

    Mark Teixeira

    He hasn’t played since last Wednesday and now will miss at least the next three games.

  2. The Mets won’t discuss Terry Collins’ status until after the season is over

    Aug 31, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

    New York Mets manager Terry Collins, back, watches from the dugout in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    He was on the hot seat back in June. What a difference a couple of months make.

  3. Wanna see “El Paso’s fastest wiener?”

    Aug 31, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

    Screen Shot 2015-08-31 at 3.09.51 PM

    Actually, the fastest wiener is boring. You want to see the wiener which runs free.

  4. Coaching third base in the AL East is no easy job

    Aug 31, 2015, 1:13 PM EDT

    Pesky's Pole

    And Buck Showalter is uniquely unimpressed with Fenway Parks dimensions.

  5. Unknown Cuban ballplayer sleeps outside of Dodger Stadium, hoping for a tryout

    Aug 31, 2015, 12:28 PM EDT

    dodger stadium getty

    Thats one way to do it. Not a way likely to bring success, but certainly one way to do it.

  6. Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos accuses Steve Tolleson of quitting on his team

    Aug 31, 2015, 11:25 AM EDT

    Steve Tolleson

    The Blue Jays GM said “Steve Tolleson just decided he didn’t want to play anymore.” Tolleson takes strong issue with that.

  7. The Yankees claimed David Robertson on waivers. A trade is unlikely, however.

    Aug 31, 2015, 9:50 AM EDT

    David Robertson Getty

    He is in the first year of a four-year, $46 million deal.

  8. The Indians and Mark Shapiro make it official, make statements about Shapiro going to Toronto

    Aug 31, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT

    Mark Shapiro

    He won’t be officially introduced by the Jays until after the season.

  9. The Indians owner is trying to sell minority stakes in the team to raise cash

    Aug 31, 2015, 8:55 AM EDT

    Progressive Field

    It’s no surprise that Mark Shapiro felt that bolting to Toronto was a good idea

  10. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 31, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT

    Jake Arrieta

    Jake Arrieta looked great last night. At least during his no-hitter. Afterward? Well, at least he looked comfortable.

  11. Thinking a ballplayer is hot does not make someone less of a fan

    Aug 28, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT

    Giancarlo Stanton nude

    An important manifesto from a woman who is both a serious baseball fan and who does not deny the bleeding obvious.

  12. Pedro Martinez wonders if bad chemistry is the reason the Tigers and Mariners are out of contention

    Aug 28, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Boston Red Sox

    Pedro Martinez is one of the smartest baseball players in living memory, but he’s sniffing up the wrong tree here.

  13. Max Scherzer gave his catchers Hublot watches for catching his no-hitter and one-hitter

    Aug 28, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    150614_MaxScherzer

    I hate to use the word “classy” because its so overused in sports. But this is classy.

  14. Sarah Palin sticks up for Curt Schilling, tells ESPN to “stick to sports”

    Aug 28, 2015, 9:18 AM EDT

    Curt Schilling

    Oh, and if you didn’t know: ESPN is a tool of ISIS.

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

    Aug 28, 2015, 8:02 AM EDT

    Zack Greinke

    Zack Greinke is doing things guys have not done since the Dead Ball era. And I do not mean making scary faces like that.

  16. Jessica Mendoza to sit in for Curt Schilling on Sunday Night Baseball this week

    Aug 27, 2015, 4:22 PM EDT

    Jessica Mendoza

    Its not often we have reason to cheer the decisions ESPN makes but today we do.

  17. Must-click link: the actual twins who own the Twins.com domain

    Aug 27, 2015, 3:13 PM EDT

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    This is a great slice of weird, totally suitable for killing time on a slow afternoon. Bonus: Bon Jovi is tangentially involved.

  18. Derek Jeter’s mailbag is . . . kinda boring?

    Aug 27, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Jeter hat tip

    “Smithers’ I’m beginning to think that Homer Simpson was not the brilliant tactician I thought he was.”

  19. Who are the happiest and saddest fans in baseball?

    Aug 27, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT

    Cubs fans

    Basically, we’re all miserable EXCEPT Cubs fans. What a bizzaro world we live in.

  20. There is no tougher-luck pitcher in baseball than Shelby Miller

    Aug 27, 2015, 9:57 AM EDT

    Shelby Miller

    No wins in over three months despite a 3.24 ERA.

  21. Jose Bautista’s suit-inspired boycott of SportsNet is over

    Aug 27, 2015, 9:06 AM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Boycotts thrive on publicity. This one ended as soon as the publicity started.

  22. Addison Russell made a sweet snag, turn and throw last night to start a double play

    Aug 27, 2015, 8:38 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2015-08-27 at 8.36.25 AM

    This is why Starlin Castro does not have the shortstop gig anymore.

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