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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Former scout sues Major League Baseball over minimum wage violations, collusion

    Jul 7, 2015, 11:20 AM EDT

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    Many have sured Major League Baseball over such things in the past.

  2. A fan was hit in the face by a foul ball in the Braves-Brewers game last night

    Jul 7, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Miller Park

    And even Andrelton Simmons, the best defensive player in baseball, says he wouldn’t sit as close as that without protective netting.

  3. Looking at the All-Star team snubs and surprises

    Jul 7, 2015, 8:28 AM EDT

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    Short version: Ned Yost thinks this is an actual baseball game!

  4. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 7, 2015, 6:55 AM EDT

    Brian Dozier

    Not-an-All-Star Brian Dozier showed that, while his .500+ slugging percentage is apparently not worth a trip to Cincinnati, it’s worth something.

  5. Sports Illustrated recreated shots from some famous baseball cards

    Jul 6, 2015, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Note: without the ‘fro, Gamble is just sort of blankly staring at you. We know this now.

  6. The Braves traded for a reliever from the Astros’ system

    Jul 6, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT

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    Mitchell Lambson is a lefty reliever who has split time at Double-A and Triple-A so far this year.

  7. Robinson Cano has been battling a stomach ailment for nearly a year

    Jul 6, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    His inexplicably bad 2015 is now somewhat exsplicable.

  8. The Braves may shop Cameron Maybin

    Jul 6, 2015, 12:24 PM EDT

    Cameron Maybin

    Maybin is hitting .294/.363.416 with seven homers, 39 RBI and 15 steals.

  9. Video: Max Scherzer got messed with during his in-game interview

    Jul 6, 2015, 10:45 AM EDT

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    In-game interviews are usually dumb. But last night one was at least funny.

  10. Engineering students build a knuckleball throwing machine

    Jul 6, 2015, 9:13 AM EDT

    R.A. Dickey

    And it flutters differently every time.

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

    Jul 6, 2015, 7:03 AM EDT

    Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander, doing the same things over and over and expecting different results.

  12. In the wake of the Miguel Cabrera injury the Tigers have few good options

    Jul 4, 2015, 11:49 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    The Tigers have no great internal options to replace Miguel Cabrera and not much with which to trade.

  13. The Blue Jays are interested in Jeff Samardzija

    Jul 3, 2015, 3:52 PM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Both he and the White Sox have disappointed this year, but he could help a contender.

  14. The Tigers have designated Joba Chamberlain and Tom Gorzelanny for assignment

    Jul 3, 2015, 3:11 PM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain

    Chamberlain has posted a 4.09 ERA and an ugly 1.682 WHIP in 30 appearances this year. Gorzelanny has been even worse.

  15. Travis Ishikawa designated for assignment by the Giants. Again.

    Jul 3, 2015, 2:05 PM EDT

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    He’s only had six plate appearances since being recalled in late June.

  16. Yovani Gallardo extended his scoreless innings streak to 29 and a third

    Jul 3, 2015, 9:11 AM EDT

    Yovani Gallardo

    He has a 2.56 ERA and a 72/31 K/BB ratio over 102 innings on the season.

  17. The Braves get a walkoff win against Max Scherzer

    Jul 3, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Cameron Maybin

    He wasn’t hit hard, but the Braves hit ’em where they weren’t.

  18. Settling the Scores: Thursday’s results

    Jul 3, 2015, 6:38 AM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Scott Kazmir dominated the Mariners last night.

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