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Craig Calcaterra

  1. The Padres’ offseason moves may not guarantee the playoffs, but they certainly guarantee enthusiasm

    Feb 9, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

    San Diego Padres Logo

    Padres fans have never had a ton to get excited about. That has changed this winter.

  2. Derek Holland’s knee beats Shin-Soo Choo’s ankle in a foot race

    Feb 9, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Derek Holland

    Know we know which injured Texas Ranger is doing better.

  3. Julio Franco, still going at age 56

    Feb 9, 2015, 7:54 AM EST

    Julio Franco

    He’ll be a player-manager for a Japanese independent team.

  4. HardballTalk: Getting things done. For you.

    Feb 6, 2015, 3:19 PM EST

    Don Mattingly

    Some people just talk about wanting to see Don Mattingly grow his mustache back. Here at HardballTalk, we do the work to make that happen.

  5. Some folks didn’t get the “Ostracize A-Rod” memo!

    Feb 6, 2015, 12:35 PM EST

    Alex Rodriguez devil horns

    A lot of folks, actually. His manager, his general manager and the team’s broadcaster, for example.

  6. Baseball in Boston is dying, you guys

    Feb 6, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

    red sox logo

    Actually, I’m not buying that. Help me out, Boston people.

  7. The Braves and Pirates made a tiny trade last night

    Feb 6, 2015, 10:30 AM EST


    This is not exactly a blockbuster.

  8. Danny Valencia wins his arbitration

    Feb 6, 2015, 9:12 AM EST

    lawsuit gavel

    The Jays’ infielder will make $1.675 million in 2015.

  9. Billy Butler takes some hacks in Athletics gold. And looks weird.

    Feb 6, 2015, 7:41 AM EST

    butler getty

    We’ve gotten used to this look from Butler. His new look? Not so much.

  10. SiriusXM and SABR launch a new radio show

    Feb 5, 2015, 3:58 PM EST

    Old radio

    It’ll be called “Behind the Numbers: Baseball SABR Style.”

  11. Wade Miley signs a three-year contract with the Red Sox

    Feb 5, 2015, 3:27 PM EST

    wade miley getty

    He still can become a free agent after 2017. This merely gives the Sox cost certainty.

  12. Victor Martinez tore a meniscus in his knee last week, needs surgery

    Feb 5, 2015, 2:08 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    The typical recovery time on this is 4-6 weeks.

  13. Avisail Garcia is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Feb 5, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    Avisail Garcia

    He has been compared to Miguel Cabrera. Now he has something else in common with the guy.

  14. The seventh greatest general manager of all time won eight pennants and four World Series titles

    Feb 5, 2015, 11:03 AM EST


    And he was named “Buzzie.” You have to be a badass to pull off “Buzzie.”

  15. Willie Randolph was way better than you probably think

    Feb 5, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

    Willie Randolph Getty

    This picture was taken at an Old Timers Day. Guy looks like he could still play.

  16. Kyle Kendrick: “I’m not scared to pitch at Coors Field at all”

    Feb 5, 2015, 9:43 AM EST

    Kyle Kendrick

    [Yoda leans in menacingly]: “You will be . . . YOU WILL BE!

  17. Al Michaels thinks the Twins used fake crowd noise during the 1987 World Series

    Feb 5, 2015, 9:04 AM EST

    Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

    Isn’t there a 30-year statute of limitations on this? Should the Cardinals file a grievance?

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