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Craig Calcaterra

  1. A.J. Burnett likely to pitch next year

    Oct 9, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett

    During the season he suggested he was done. Not so fast.

  2. HBT Daily: breaking down the ALCS

    Oct 9, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    HBT Daily Logo

    The O’s hit bombs and the Royals play small ball. But are the two teams in this year’s ALCS all that different?

  3. The League Championship Series umpires are announced

    Oct 9, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Hi, friends. I’m Major League Umpire Joe West, and I have a special message for you.

  4. The Nets-Dodgers deal appears to be off

    Oct 9, 2014, 12:04 PM EDT

    dodgers logo

    I assume this is all Yasiel Puig’s fault somehow.

  5. Bruce Bochy: one of the best managers in baseball history?

    Oct 9, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

    Bruce Bochy AP

    Jonah Keri makes the case for it. And it’s a compelling case.

  6. Jeremy Hefner to undergo his second Tommy John surgery

    Oct 9, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

    jeremy hefner getty

    A bad, but increasingly common break.

  7. On the eve of the NLCS: another police shooting of a black teenager in St. Louis

    Oct 9, 2014, 9:52 AM EDT

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    Real life tragedy and baseball are likely to meet again in St. Louis

  8. The San Diego city government has a suite for Padres games. And they don’t know what to do with it.

    Oct 9, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT

    Petco Park

    Keep it and give the tickets to civic groups, or lease it out and use the money for civic purposes?

  9. Is Terrance Gore baseball’s fastest man?

    Oct 9, 2014, 8:45 AM EDT

    Terrance Gore

    He’s certainly up there. Let’s learn a bit about him, shall we?

  10. Russell Martin no longer hates the Red Sox

    Oct 9, 2014, 7:48 AM EDT

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    It’s amazing what a couple of years — and impending free agency — can do for one’s attitude.

  11. The Rangers will decline Alex Rios’ option

    Oct 8, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

    alex rios getty

    Shocker. His buyout is $1 million.

  12. Tom Seaver got in shape with Reader’s Digest Condensed books

    Oct 8, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    Tom Seaver

    “Look at Shakespeare over here. Hey, professor, where are your glasses?” — Pete Rose to Tom Seaver in 1970, probably.

  13. HBT Daily: What in the heck happened to the Dodgers and the Nationals?

    Oct 8, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT

    Don Mattingly

    Cardinals “Devil Magic?” The Will To Win? Or something less metaphysical?

  14. Adam Wainwright called Matt Adams’ homer

    Oct 8, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

    crystal ball

    Maybe his secret is that he calls a homer every time?

  15. Brian Wilson will exercise his player option for 2015

    Oct 8, 2014, 12:06 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

    He’ll be paid $9.5 million in 2015

  16. Photo of the Day: Matt Adams does the impos– well, the HIGHLY improbable

    Oct 8, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

    Camera

    Matt Adams and Clayton Kershaw give us the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, all in one wonderful photo.

  17. A Cobb County Commissioner learns a good lesson: don’t try to double cross a lawyer

    Oct 8, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

    Braves ballpark

    Oh, and he also learned that breaking the law and trying to keep official government acts shielded from the public is a bad move.

  18. Watch Madison Bumgarner chug five beers at once

    Oct 8, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    Some guys just know how to celebrate.

  19. Sick of the Giants and the Cardinals in the NLCS? Tough. They deserve to be there and we’d better get used to it.

    Oct 8, 2014, 7:24 AM EDT

    Giants Cardinals

    Cream rises to the top. And a just universe does not reward the Don Mattinglys and Matt Williamses of the world.

  20. So, if the Dodgers lose tonight, Don Mattingly is fired, right?

    Oct 7, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Atlanta Braves

    When you decide to bench your best position player, you had better win, baby. And even that won’t put an end to the questions.

  21. Adam Wainwright’s Game 5 availability in question

    Oct 7, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Wainwright

    Lance Lynn could get the nod if a Game 5 is needed.

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