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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Enforcing the rules “ruined” baseball? Huh. How about that.

    Sep 4, 2014, 2:06 PM EDT

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    Causes and effects and consequences, all mixed up in a bowl!

  2. Anthony Bosch to plead guilty next month

    Sep 4, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

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    But we may not know his sentence for a long time. Possibly years.

  3. Are sports leagues listening to fans too much?

    Sep 4, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    One writer thinks that the NFL and Major League Baseball are doing too much to cater to the screaming hordes.

  4. MLB appoints a new head for its Department of Investigations

    Sep 4, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    The post-Biogenesis house cleaning of baseball’s Department of Investigations continues.

  5. Video: Melky Cabrera and the sound of thunder

    Sep 4, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    Just your standard summer afternoon in Florida

  6. Oakland is going to have to choose between the A’s and the Raiders

    Sep 4, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

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    For the A’s, it seems like it’s a new ballpark on the site of the Coliseum or another city. There is really no middle ground.

  7. Great moments in base running: New York Yankees edition

    Sep 4, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT

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    Some heads up infield defense for the Red Sox and some head-in-butt base running for the Yankees makes for an interesting play.

  8. Daniel Hudson pitches for the first time in over two years

    Sep 4, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    It was a long road back for Daniel Hudson, but last night he made it back to the bigs.

  9. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 4, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

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    A lesson in why you do not want to have to face the Mariners in the wild card game.

  10. The Cardinals walk off against the Pirates

    Sep 3, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT


    The Cardinals are getting hot at the right time. The Pirates: not so much.

  11. Bring Back Steroids

    Sep 3, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw, Chad Billingsley

    Deep thoughts as I nearly fall asleep during the day games.

  12. Behind the scenes of Major League Baseball’s move toward greater inclusion of the LGBT community

    Sep 3, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

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    A story of how baseball approached and hired Billy Bean. And how doing so reflected the game’s desire to become more inclusive.

  13. Is Clayton Kershaw the NL MVP?

    Sep 3, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

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    And does anyone wanna win the second wild card in the NL?

  14. Who pitched the greatest World Series game of all time?

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

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    Hint: Jack Morris’ Game 7 performance was 38th. At least by one measure.

  15. Vin Scully to cut back on his schedule next year

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

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    The Legendary One will do Dodgers home games and interleague games in Anaheim, but may sit out all other road games.

  16. I’m not sure how I’d feel about becoming a citizen of Puig Nation

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    It’d be a fun nation, but probably a tad dangerous.

  17. Dominican players can always count on home cooking when they’re on the road

    Sep 3, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

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    James Wagner of the Washington Post reports on a cool tradition that has taken hold in the majors

  18. Did Jackie Bradley, Jr.’s attitude get him sent down to the minors?

    Sep 3, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

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    It’s possible frustration at a bad season got into Bradley’s head.

  19. Craig Biggio could be a top candidate for the Astros job

    Sep 3, 2014, 8:49 AM EDT

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    In this day and age, experience is not really necessary.

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

    Sep 3, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

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    Does anyone want to win the second wild card in the National League?

  21. Anthony Rizzo’s MRI reveals a back strain

    Sep 2, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT

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    If it weren’t for expanded rosters for September, he’d probably be on the DL.

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