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Craig Calcaterra

  1. The 17th greatest GM of all time was unemployed for a decade

    Jan 22, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    Dan Duquette

    And sandwiched an awful lot of winning on either side of that time in the wilderness.

  2. The Padres are sniffing around James Shields

    Jan 22, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    James Shields

    He’s still available, you guys.

  3. And now the perfect gift for your favorite dead New York Mets fan

    Jan 22, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

    mets logo

    All Mets fans, on some level, are dead inside. But eventually all Mets fans will be literally dead. When that happens, we have the perfect gift for them.

  4. Ryne Sandberg says the Phillies clubhouse was dysfunctional last year

    Jan 22, 2015, 9:50 AM EST

    Ryne Sandberg

    If only there was a person whose job it was to provide leadership for a team and make sure the clubhouse doesn’t get out of control.

  5. A Blue Jays prospect spends his offseason surfing, living in his van and traveling around

    Jan 22, 2015, 9:28 AM EST

    VW van

    Daniel Norris is the leader in the clubhouse at the “Craig’s favorite young player” Open.

  6. Comments of the Day: some of you guys aren’t big Bud Selig fans

    Jan 22, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Bud Selig

    Paging a Mr. Godwin. Godwin, please go to the nearest white courtesy phone.

  7. The Marlins have offered a one-year, $2 million deal to Ichiro

    Jan 21, 2015, 4:01 PM EST

    Ichiro Suzuki

    Seems like that’s about as much as Ichiro can expect at this point.

  8. Bud Selig: The Greatest Commissioner in the History of Baseball

    Jan 21, 2015, 3:00 PM EST

    Bud Selig

    Bud Selig leaves office on Sunday. Let’s give the man his due.

  9. MLB and the umpires reach a five-year labor agreement

    Jan 21, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs Baltimore Orioles

    There’s a reason why these things get renewed with little if any fuss these days.

  10. And now your annual “Dontrelle Willis has signed with _____” post

    Jan 21, 2015, 11:32 AM EST

    Washington Nationals v Baltimore Orioles

    He last pitched in the bigs in 2011. He was last effective in the bigs in 2006.

  11. MLB proposes shortening between-inning breaks

    Jan 21, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

    Watchmen Clock

    Commercials wouldn’t be reduced, but players would have to be ready to play as soon as the commercials are over.

  12. The Dodgers’ TV situation is likely to be unchanged for the 2015 season

    Jan 21, 2015, 9:55 AM EST

    dodgers logo

    Specifically: not many folks in Los Angeles will be able to see the Dodgers.

  13. The Marlins expect Jose Fernandez back around June 1; would consider trading Dan Haren

    Jan 21, 2015, 9:12 AM EST

    Jose Fernandez

    They could have their ace for more than half the season if things go right.

  14. Before you hit “publish” on your A-Rod/Barry Bonds hot take . . .

    Jan 21, 2015, 8:26 AM EST

    Barry Bonds Giants spring

    I really can’t wait to read the angry hot takes about A-Rod and Bonds, but I must at least try to head them off at the pass.

  15. Shockingly, Pete Rose backtracks on something he’s been saying for years

    Jan 21, 2015, 7:36 AM EST

    pete rose getty

    After years of saying the PED guys were way worse than him, now he thinks they belong in the Hall of Fame.

  16. The 19th Greatest GM of all time made the Orioles a winner and picked the Yankees up off the ground

    Jan 20, 2015, 4:29 PM EST

    Lee MacPhail

    Lee MacPhail built a mini-dynasty in Baltimore and helped the Yankees recover from the crumbling of their own dynasty.

  17. Yasiel Puig bought a house and it’s kind of boring and I’m sad

    Jan 20, 2015, 2:33 PM EST

    Paul Sancya -- Associated Press

    This man should live someplace crazier than a McMansion in Sherman Oaks.

  18. The Yankees had a private workout for Yoan Moncada

    Jan 20, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    cuba hat

    The Giants did the same thing over the weekend.

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