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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Here’s one reason why baseball isn’t dying, you guys

    Jan 20, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

    Pencil

    I’ve got the same combination on my luggage!

  2. The man who invented instant replay has died

    Jan 20, 2015, 9:10 AM EST

    instant replay picture

    Before 1963, no one watching sports would say “hold on, let’s see that again.”

  3. Given all the advantages he’s had, is Brian Cashman the 21st best GM of all time?

    Jan 20, 2015, 8:28 AM EST

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    They Yankees have won four World Series and a boatload of wins on his watch. But how much of that success is attributable to Brian Cashman?

  4. Major League Baseball puts Fred Wilpon in charge of its finance committee. No, really. I’m not joking.

    Jan 20, 2015, 7:38 AM EST

    File image of New York Mets chairman and CEO Fred Wilpon talking to reporters at a news conference in New York

    If you think Fred Wilpon’s teflon status with Major League Baseball is over now that his friend Bud Selig is no longer in charge, think again.

  5. Who had the worst defensive season of all time?

    Jan 15, 2015, 5:03 PM EST

    Dante Bichette

    It wasn’t Dante. But he’s in the conversation.

  6. Anthony Rizzo says the Cubs are going to win the NL Central this year

    Jan 15, 2015, 4:30 PM EST

    Anthony Rizzo Getty

    The Cubs’ first baseman doesn’t lack confidence.

  7. Man, we coulda had “The Cleveland Hustlers”

    Jan 15, 2015, 4:00 PM EST

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    Missed opportunities, man. Missed opportunities.

  8. Wait — the Mets are charging players to attend offseason workouts? Really?

    Jan 15, 2015, 12:04 PM EST

    mets logo

    And you thought the Mets were cheapskates based on their payroll alone.

  9. Rob Manfred is in favor of “One Baseball”

    Jan 15, 2015, 11:46 AM EST

    Rob Manfred AP

    He envisions a unified American baseball effort, with MLB at the top.

  10. Quote of the Day: Hall of Fame voter reasoning that’ll make you tear your hair out

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:36 AM EST

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    In which a voter invokes the character clause because a guy is a “jerk.”

  11. The Braves have no interest in trading Craig Kimbrel for some reason

    Jan 15, 2015, 9:38 AM EST

    Craig Kimbrel AP

    What does God need with a starship? What does a rebuilding team need with an elite closer?

  12. Great Moments in Yankees Kremlinology: Max Scherzer edition

    Jan 15, 2015, 9:11 AM EST

    scherzer getty

    Even the most innocuous statements from Yankees brass can set the rumor mill ablaze

  13. Pace of play needs addressing, but the pitch clock should be the last resort

    Jan 15, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    pitch clock

    Good problem solving usually means attempting the least-intrusive solutions first. Baseball does not appear to be doing that.

  14. Report: The pitch clock is coming to Double-A and Triple-A

    Jan 15, 2015, 6:59 AM EST

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    Assuming, of course, the MLBPA approves what the owners are reported to propose this week.

  15. Matt Moore aiming for a June return

    Jan 14, 2015, 4:37 PM EST

    matt moore getty

    Moore remains on schedule for a June return.

  16. Arolids Chapman donated a locker room to a volleyball team

    Jan 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    Aroldis Chapman

    Which is a lot of activity for Chapman in the offseason.

  17. ESPN announces its early season Sunday Night Baseball matchups

    Jan 14, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

    old TV

    Yes, a lot of Yankees and Red Sox. But who cares?

  18. The 23rd best GM of all time is currently driving me nuts

    Jan 14, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    John Hart

    But I may be biased and less-than-objective about that.

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