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Craig Calcaterra

  1. I’m OK with Anthony Rendon not laying out to save Max Scherzer’s perfect game

    Jun 15, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

    anthony rendon getty

    Let’s try to get worked up over something that doesn’t matter. I mean, more so than we normally do.

  2. The Braves option Christian Bethancourt back to Triple-A

    Jun 15, 2015, 12:02 PM EDT


    He can’t hit and can’t field his position, so this is an easy call.

  3. Billy Hamilton stole five bases in the Reds’ loss

    Jun 15, 2015, 10:31 AM EDT

    Billy Hamilton

    Five stolen bases after reaching only three times. Yep, this guy is fast.

  4. The Phillies are targeting Andy MacPhail as their next team president

    Jun 15, 2015, 9:43 AM EDT

    Andy MacPhail AP

    Is the man who helped rebuild the Orioles on his way to Philly?

  5. Alex Rodriguez offers a sensible no-comment; his silence is characterized as “deafening”

    Jun 15, 2015, 9:02 AM EDT

    New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez pumps his fist as he runs the bases after breaking Willie Mays' record on the all-time home run list after hitting his 661st home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York, Thursday, May 7, 2015.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    If you guessed “Bill Madden in the Daily News trying to stir things up,” collect your winnings at the first window.

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

    Jun 15, 2015, 7:40 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera thought about leasing Corey Kluber but he talked with his financial advisor and determined that owning him was the better option.

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

    Jun 3, 2015, 7:03 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon

    Everybody got a piece of Lloyd McClendon’s mind last night.

  8. Matt Holliday is working out at first base today

    Jun 2, 2015, 5:13 PM EDT

    St. Louis Cardinals v Cincinnati Reds

    Could this be a preview of a more permanent move?

  9. Video: Joc Pederson just hit a monster home run

    Jun 2, 2015, 4:33 PM EDT

    joc pederson getty

    Sometimes you watch the outfielders to see if the ball is going out. Sometimes that doesn’t work.

  10. Bryce Harper continues to lead N.L All-Star voting; Buster Posey passes Yadier Molina

    Jun 2, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

    All-Star Logo

    Amazingly, no Kansas City Royals are leading the NL All-Star voting.

  11. Stan Hack didn’t hack and other inappropriate baseball names

    Jun 2, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT

    Stan Hack

    Unless you cover soccer, it’s a slow news day. So let’s play a game.

  12. Stephen Strasburg has a left trapezius strain

    Jun 2, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    strasburg getty

    The Nats’ would-be ace has been anything like it this season and now he’s on the shelf.

  13. Video: Jake Peavy’s house looks fun

    Jun 2, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    peavy getty

    Baseball bat light fixtures. Someone get on that one, pronto.

  14. Baseball is drowning, you guys

    Jun 2, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT


    More specifically, the Red Sox are.

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

    Jun 2, 2015, 6:59 AM EDT

    Felix Hernandez

    Today: lessons in (a) how to call people by their proper name; (b) why you watch an entire game; and (c) how to commit seppuku. Really!

  16. Giancarlo Stanton just wants to watch the world burn

    Jun 1, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT

    giancarlo stanton getty

    If he eats a Kit Kat like this, what ELSE is he doing wrong?

  17. American League All-Star voting update: Royals players still rule the roost

    Jun 1, 2015, 3:07 PM EDT

    All-Star Logo

    If voting ended today, five Royals would be starting for the A.L. And a sixth is catching up to Miguel Cabrera.

  18. Must-click link: Did Johan Santana trade his career for his no-hitter?

    Jun 1, 2015, 1:40 PM EDT

    Mets celebration Getty

    Three years ago today Johan Santana pitched a no-hitter. It may have cost him his career. If he had to do it all over again, would he?

  19. They’re going to try to set the record for the largest game of catch during All-Star week

    Jun 1, 2015, 11:59 AM EDT


    Also: it’s “play catch,” not “have a catch.” Let’s be clear about this.

  20. Astros fans are speculating about a Carlos Correa callup

    Jun 1, 2015, 9:20 AM EDT

    carlos correa getty

    Seems like a stretch to me, but it’s interesting enough to talk about and to illustrate how fandom works.

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