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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Video: Chris Coghlan made a spectacular diving catch

    Jul 23, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Too bad that didn’t come with Matt Harvey batting. Could’ve used a “Batman vs. Superman” headline.

  2. Jose Fernandez beaned David Peralta. It was an accident, but the Dbacks retaliated anyway

    Jul 23, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    David Peralta

    Kevin Towers may be gone, but his mentality still lives on in Arizona.

  3. Tigers in Transition: They’re rebuilding . . . at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull

    Jul 23, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Photo by Craig Calcaterra

    Detroit, the city, is on the rebound. Thanks in part to people like the Navin Field Grounds Crew.

  4. Settling the Scores: Wednesday’s results

    Jul 23, 2015, 6:59 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    A-Rod smacked one 453 feet. Which is impossible because the New York Daily News told me he was finished and would retire because his hip and his shame and whatnot.

  5. The cheapest beer in every ballpark

    Jul 22, 2015, 5:10 PM EDT

    generic beer

    Anaheim and Phoenix got you covered if you’re on a beer budget beer budget.

  6. The Reds win the Competitive Balance lottery

    Jul 22, 2015, 4:09 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati gets a supplemental draft pick after the first round of next summer’s draft.

  7. Mike Leake submits his trade deadline resume

    Jul 22, 2015, 3:40 PM EDT

    Mike Leake

    He’s allowed just two runs over his last 21 innings.

  8. The Tigers aren’t going to decide if they’re selling until after Sunday

    Jul 22, 2015, 3:01 PM EDT

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    Those of you holding coupons for one (1) David Price and one (1) Yoenis Cespedes should rest assured that they WILL be honored.

  9. The Padres option Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A

    Jul 22, 2015, 1:20 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres Logo

    He was not the infield answer the Padres had been looking for.

  10. Howie Kendrick has some strong opinions about haters and guns and stuff

    Jul 22, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT

    Howie Kendrick

    He believes that if you don’t play professional baseball you shouldn’t have any opinions about baseball. OK, Howie.

  11. The Blue Jays are interested in Mat Latos

    Jul 22, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Mat Latos

    He’s allowed just one earned run in his past 14 innings.

  12. Tigers in Transition: Justin Verlander and the definition of insanity

    Jul 22, 2015, 9:56 AM EDT

    Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander can’t pitch the same way he did when he was in his early 20s and expect to be successful. Justin Verlander, however, does not yet believe that.

  13. Extremely Aggravating and Inexplicable Quote of the Day: Brad Ausmus

    Jul 22, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Brad Ausmus

    Last year Ned Yost was roasted for his slavish adherence to pitchers pitching in certain, specific innings. Brad Ausmus must think that’s what won the Royals’ the pennant.

  14. Benches clear in San Diego thanks to a Padres pitcher throwing his gum at Hector Sanchez

    Jul 22, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Hector Sanchez

    This is the second gum-throwing incident between these two teams this year.

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

    Jul 22, 2015, 7:35 AM EDT

    Kyle Schwarber

    It was a big night for slugging catchers, Kyle Schwarber chief among them.

  16. Tomorrow is the Competitive Balance Lottery

    Jul 21, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

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    The teams with the three best records in baseball — the Royals, Cardinals and Pirates — all have a chance at extra draft picks.

  17. The Feds finally end their prosecution of Barry Bonds

    Jul 21, 2015, 12:33 PM EDT

    Barry Bonds Glass

    The formal dropping of the case comes nearly eight years after his indictment and nearly 12 years after his grand jury testimony.

  18. Michael Cuddyer is still hurting, the Mets are still not placing him in the DL

    Jul 21, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT

    Michael Cuddyer

    They’re going to give him a couple more days. Meanwhile, he’s missed six of the Mets’ 15 games in August and left early in three others.

  19. Tigers in Transition: The two weeks which changed everything

    Jul 21, 2015, 10:29 AM EDT

    Photo by Craig Calcaterra

    There are no dynasties in baseball anymore. But the Tigers have been a mini-dynasty in the AL Central, having won it for the past four seasons. In the past two weeks, however, their aims have radically changed.

  20. Derek Jeter got covered in gold slime last week

    Jul 21, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Derek Jeter

    This is important. This means something.

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