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Craig Calcaterra

  1. HBT Daily: The second half’s headlines today

    Jul 17, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT

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    And a look at the first half’s biggest takeaway

  2. Some new research could upset some long-held notions about hot streaks

    Jul 17, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT


    Some old conventional wisdom — seemingly debunked by older studies — may have new currency thanks to a new one.

  3. Shockingly, Bob Uecker was not the best scout in the history of baseball

    Jul 17, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

    Bob Uecker

    If I knew it was gonna be this kind of party I would’ve stuck my scouting reports in the mashed potatoes.

  4. Must-click link: The Many Crimes of Mel Hall

    Jul 17, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

    Mel Hall

    A harrowing read about a monster who was allowed to get way too close to way too many young girls.

  5. There will be a two-hour special on Tommy John injuries on MLB Network Radio tonight

    Jul 17, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT

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    The story of the year may be elbow injuries. Tonight a special will air on Sirius/XM exploring them.

  6. MLB, Fox release a joint statement about the lack of a Tony Gwynn tribute on Tuesday night

    Jul 17, 2014, 6:59 AM EDT

    Tony Gwynn

    I still don’t think the lack of a Gwynn tribute was a capital offense. But MLB and Fox’s choice of words here is somewhat ironic.

  7. Baseball is dying, you guys

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT


    This is so sad. It looked so healthy, too.

  8. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

  9. Watch Derek Jeter tell Joe Buck to get the heck out of the clubhouse

    Jul 16, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT

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    Just because you can go into the clubhouse Joe, doesn’t mean anyone wants you there.

  10. Fox says it honored Tony Gwynn during All-Star pregame programming

    Jul 16, 2014, 8:26 AM EDT

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    A lot of people are angry at Fox and MLB for allegedly slighting Tony Gwynn. Fox says it did too honor him.

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

    Jul 16, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

    Michael Jeter

    One game score. And one fun little Internet thing.

  12. American League beats National League 5-3 in 2014 All-Star Game; Mike Trout named MVP

    Jul 15, 2014, 11:32 PM EDT

    85th MLB All Star Game

    A rocky start, a grooved pitch, a fond farewell and the granting of home field advantage in the World Series to the Junior Circuit.

  13. Maybe they shoulda started Clayton Kershaw, you guys

    Jul 15, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT

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    Attention Cardinals fans: this thread is for you.

  14. Bud Selig holds court: discusses replay, Wahoo, Montreal, chewing tobacco, and much, much more

    Jul 15, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT

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    Bud took on many of the big issues of the day. Maybe you don’t like what he said, but when Selig talks, baseball listens.

  15. The 2014 All-Star Game Preview

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The Midsummer Classic is finally here. Let’s look at what we’ll be looking at this evening.

  16. Video: Highlights from the 1965 All-Star Game

    Jul 15, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    1965 All-Star Game

    The best part are the Reds uniforms with the names underneath the numbers on the back.

  17. I went to the All-Star FanFest and it was OK

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT


    In this post is a picture of a moose, a monster truck and a wood-carved Harmon Killebrew.

  18. And That Happened: Classic!

    Jul 15, 2014, 8:13 AM EDT

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    This Jackie Robinson fella continues to not respect the game. Good for him.

  19. Yoenis Cespedes wins his second Home Run Derby in a row

    Jul 14, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    Cespedes repeats. And a new Home Run Derby format fizzles.

  20. Your 2014 Home Run Derby Live Blog

    Jul 14, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

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    We’re keeping a running commentary on the Home Run Derby. So you don’t have to.

  21. Wanna buy some All-Star Game-themed wine?

    Jul 14, 2014, 3:52 PM EDT


    It’s sassy, but not pretentious.

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