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Craig Calcaterra

  1. A “well-placed source” predicts Jon Lester will re-sign with the Red Sox

    Nov 11, 2014, 7:35 AM EST

    Jon Lester

    You can’t go home again. Unless you do, of course.

  2. Jake Peavy to turn a cable car into a mobile bar in Alabama

    Nov 10, 2014, 5:08 PM EST

    Cable Car

    That is, a bar that moves. Not a bar in Mobile, Alabama.

  3. The Mets may not be done: they’re talking to the Rockies about Troy Tulowitzki

    Nov 10, 2014, 4:50 PM EST

    troy tulowitzki getty

    They could use a shortstop. Tulowitzki is a shortstop. Ergo . . .

  4. Shocker: The Mets sign Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal

    Nov 10, 2014, 3:44 PM EST

    Michael Cuddyer Getty

    The Mets were expected to be out on Cuddyer once the Rockies hit him with a qualifying offer. Guess that’s not the case.

  5. The Rays add Barry Larkin, Doug Glanville to their large list of managerial candidates

    Nov 10, 2014, 3:04 PM EST

    Barry Larkin

    Ten very public candidates now exist to replace Joe Maddon in Tampa Bay

  6. Major League Baseball is probing the Cubs for allegedly tampering in Maddon hire

    Nov 10, 2014, 2:35 PM EST

    Joe Maddon

    Did Joe know he had a job waiting then he opted out of his deal with the Rays?

  7. HBT Extra: Who will win the Rookie of the Year Awards?

    Nov 10, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    degrom getty

    Jose Abreu feels like a lock. But what about in the NL?

  8. Baseball died in the movie “Interstellar,” you guys

    Nov 10, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

    Yankees logo

    All of it except for the Yankees, that is.

  9. The Braves are pushing to trade Evan Gattis

    Nov 10, 2014, 11:32 AM EST

    evan gattis getty

    They have a better catcher in Christian Bethancourt and Gattis would be better used on a team with a DH.

  10. The 25 most important people in baseball history

    Nov 10, 2014, 11:07 AM EST

    Ruth Called Shot Baseball

    Your late morning argument fodder has arrived.

  11. The Royals will “take a look” at Ervin Santana

    Nov 10, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

    ervin santana getty

    Of course, they’ve seen him before.

  12. The deadline to accept or reject qualifying offers is 5PM today

    Nov 10, 2014, 9:45 AM EST

    Reuters David Robertson

    Will David Robertson accept his to stay with the Yankees? Will anyone?

  13. The Mariners are really interested in Hanley Ramirez and Victor Martinez

    Nov 10, 2014, 9:15 AM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    Two of the top free agents on the market are in Seattle’s sights.

  14. The idea of popping A-Rod for “distribution” requires an awful lot of magical thinking

    Nov 10, 2014, 8:55 AM EST

    Yankees' Rodriguez stands at third base in the eighth inning of their MLB American League baseball game against the Red Sox in Boston

    How can A-Rod be the Pied Piper of Biogenesis — and get even more punishment than he has already received — if Anthony Bosch was well-known among Latin American ballplayers as long as 14 years ago?

  15. General Manager Meetings begin today in Phoenix

    Nov 10, 2014, 6:52 AM EST

    Biltmore Phoenix

    The groundwork for all that will happen this offseason begins today in Phoenix

  16. Wanna buy Andrew Friedman’s house?

    Nov 7, 2014, 3:40 PM EST

    Andrew Friedman AP

    Now that he’s making $35 million, I’m guessing his new place will be even better.

  17. Buster Olney once again advocates for contract-voiding for PED users

    Nov 7, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

    Nelson Cruz Getty

    Teams, in practice, build the risk of PED offenders testing positive again into their offers. But apparently they need protection, even from themselves.

  18. Casey McGehee, Chris Young win Comeback Player of the Year Awards

    Nov 7, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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    The Comeback Player of the Year Award: the one award you never want to have to be a candidate for and, if you are, the award you never want to win twice.

  19. A smokeless tobacco replacement: chewing coffee grounds

    Nov 7, 2014, 12:07 PM EST

    coffee pot

    There’s a company that sells them in little round tins, just like smokeless tobacco.

  20. “If The Boss Was Still Alive” Watch: George wouldn’t have put up with this A-Rod nonsense!

    Nov 7, 2014, 9:57 AM EST

    George Steinbrenner AP

    He’d be 84 now, but I bet he’d know EXACTLY what to do with that A-Rod fella.

  21. Pete Orr signs with the Brewers

    Nov 7, 2014, 9:18 AM EST

    Brewers logo

    Feels like it may be a slow news day. Just warning y’all.

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