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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Hall voter thinks Mike Piazza isn’t a Hall of Famer even if you ignore PED issues

    Jan 9, 2015, 8:00 AM EST


    This is . . . oh, my. This is hard to get one’s brain around.

  2. Jayson Werth to have shoulder surgery tomorrow

    Jan 8, 2015, 4:08 PM EST

    Jayson Werth Getty

    He’s expected to miss 2-3 months.

  3. Two voters explain why they voted for one of the Bonds-Clemens duo and not the other

    Jan 8, 2015, 1:18 PM EST

    Roger Clemens Red Sox

    They got reasons. They’re not good reasons, but they’re reasons.

  4. Yankees prospect Ty Hensley hospitalized after a “brutal attack”

    Jan 8, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

    Yankees logo

    He was treated and released from the hospital, but he was knocked unconscious.

  5. Pedro Martinez still holds a grudge against Jorge Posada because he insulted Martinez’s mother

    Jan 8, 2015, 11:03 AM EST


    I hate it when people say “they’re playing a kids game!” But sometimes they do act like children.

  6. A.J. Pierzynski will fight a guy for you

    Jan 8, 2015, 8:31 AM EST


    But did he bring his [expletive] TOYS with him?

  7. Here’s one way for Jeff Bagwell to get into the Hall of Fame . . .

    Jan 8, 2015, 7:50 AM EST

    Jeff Bagwell

    Eh, they all look alike. And by “they,” I mean Astros players.

  8. Curt Schilling believes he didn’t make the Hall of Fame because he’s a Republican

    Jan 7, 2015, 4:10 PM EST

    Curt Schilling

    He also claims John Smoltz did because he’s a Democrat. Except, in fact, John Smoltz is not a Democrat.

  9. The Braves sign Josh Outman

    Jan 7, 2015, 3:44 PM EST

    Josh Outman Indians

    More like Josh WALKman.

  10. John McDonald is retiring

    Jan 7, 2015, 2:24 PM EST

    Houston Astros v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Old McDonald calls it a career. E-I-E-I-O.

  11. Three teams are reportedly interested in Ichiro

    Jan 7, 2015, 1:28 PM EST

    New York Yankees' Suzuki runs and watches the ball after he hit a walk-off home run to beat the Texas Rangers in their MLB American League game in New York

    If he’s willing to be a bench player for low dough, Ichiro can probably find work in 2015.

  12. Photo of the Day: Randy Johnson could maybe use a smaller jersey

    Jan 7, 2015, 12:30 PM EST


    We said “The Big Unit,” not “The Big Fat Size 65 Unit”

  13. Here’s the letter Major League Baseball sent prosecutors vouching for Anthony Bosch

    Jan 7, 2015, 11:28 AM EST

    bosch headshot

    And, for the first time, we learn that Senator George Mitchell met with prosecutors to put in a good word for Bosch as well.

  14. Video: John Smoltz reflects on what being elected to the Hall of Fame means to him

    Jan 7, 2015, 9:57 AM EST

    (FILES) This 25 August, 2002, file photo

    Smoltz reflects on being given baseball’s highest honor.

  15. The Nats and Astros are a step closer to getting a new spring training site

    Jan 7, 2015, 9:17 AM EST

    Palm beach

    It’s been a long process, but a new spring training home for the Nats and Astros appears to be finally falling into place.

  16. Why should we care if a ballplayer is mean or if he’s “a punk?”

    Jan 7, 2015, 7:36 AM EST

    Pedro Martinez

    That’s something baseball writers care an awful lot about. Why on Earth should we as fans care?

  17. This is why we can’t have nice things

    Jan 6, 2015, 5:25 PM EST

    Boston Red Sox

    Talk radio, man. Talk radio.

  18. Quote of the Day: Darin Erstad

    Jan 6, 2015, 4:35 PM EST


    He doesn’t know why someone gave him a Hall of Fame vote either.

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