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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Japanese player does something no one has done since Babe Ruth

    Sep 9, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

    otani getty

    There aren’t many two-way players anymore. There’s a pretty good one in Japan.

  2. MLB and the MLBPA may meet to talk about a domestic violence policy this offseason

    Sep 9, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

    Rob Manfred AP

    Maybe they’re reacting now. But better to react here than to react the next time a ballplayer commits and act of violence.

  3. Baseball is dying? Nonsense: The Case for Baseball’s Vitality

    Sep 9, 2014, 7:57 AM EDT

    Jack Dempsey -- Associated Press

    The first professional baseball team began play in the spring of 1869. People began lamenting its demise approximately fifteen minutes later. Here is why they are wrong.

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

    Sep 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EDT

    Tyler Flowers

    Tyler Flowers hit two homers to crush the Athletics, Marcus Stroman hurled a Maddux and the Cardinals can’t be stopped.

  5. Braves minor leaguer suspended for amphetamines

    Sep 8, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    Police Blotter

    Looks like he picked the wrong week to — [16 ton weight falls on Craig's head]

  6. Now is the time for Major League Baseball to enact a domestic violence policy

    Sep 8, 2014, 3:16 PM EDT

    FILE: Seattle Designates Milton Bradley For Assignment

    And, for that matter, policies regarding all manner of off-the-field conduct. Partially because it’s simply good leadership. But mostly because it’s the right thing to do.

  7. The 2015 schedule is out. We could have another November World Series.

    Sep 8, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

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    Could we see bundled up umps during next year’s fall classic?

  8. HBT Daily: The Derek Jeter Farewell

    Sep 8, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

    HBT Daily Logo

    Jeter, as always, was classy and on point. The Yankees, as always, were over the top.

  9. Josh Hamilton out again today

    Sep 8, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

    Josh Hamilton

    The Angels’ left fielder will miss his fourth straight game due to neck and shoulder soreness.

  10. Deep Thoughts: Derek Jeter’s ceremony looked more like a funeral

    Sep 8, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

    Jeter wreath

    They apparently came to bury Derek Jeter, not just praise him.

  11. Buster Olney is back on the “void PED-users’ contracts” train

    Sep 8, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

    Melky Cabrera

    Buster Olney, once again, offers a solution in search of a problem

  12. If Everth Cabrera “duped” you, you have only yourself to blame

    Sep 8, 2014, 8:46 AM EDT

    everth cabrera getty

    When you believe that PEDs are the ultimate evil, you lose the ability to judge people on anything close to a reasonable basis.

  13. Miguel Cabrera has bone spurs in his ankle

    Sep 8, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    miguel cabrera getty

    A hobbled Miguel Cabrera could make for a hobbled Tigers offense down the stretch.

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

    Sep 8, 2014, 6:47 AM EDT

    Nelson Cruz

    A third of all of yesterday’s games were shutouts. Three dudes had two-homer games. Happy 2014.

  15. The guy behind the Yankees collectibles explosion

    Sep 6, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

    Yankees logo

    Wanna buy a rake used by the Yankees grounds crew? Brandon Steiner is your huckleberry.

  16. As usual, everyone is yawning at PEDs in football

    Sep 6, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-09-06 at 11.37.50 AM

    Twenty major league baseball players have been suspended for PEDs in the past four years. Twenty NFL players are CURRENTLY suspended for PEDs. But it’s baseball that has the problem.

  17. Japanese Jamie Moyer wins a game at age 49

    Sep 6, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    Yamamoto

    And he’s a lefty. Because of course he is.

  18. There’s a kid named Camden Yards

    Sep 6, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v Baltimore Orioles

    On the bright side: that’s one less Aiden at his elementary school.

  19. After yet another blown save, Rafael Soriano could be out as the Nats’ closer

    Sep 6, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Rafael Soriano

    Another blown save — this with the help of a homer from Ben Revere of all people — could cost the Nats’ closer his job.

  20. Settling the Scores: Friday’s results

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:51 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-09-06 at 7.50.00 AM

    James Shields tames the Yankees and the Milwaukee Brewers postpone the Heat Death of the (National League) Universe for at least another day.

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