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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Now that he’s released, who pays for Joel Hanrahan’s surgery?

    Mar 4, 2015, 11:05 AM EST

    Joel Hanrahan Getty

    Today’s news sucks for Joel Hanrahan, but it’s a good basis for an explainer.

  2. Before we laud Curt Schilling too much for his attack on corrosive social media . . .

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:59 AM EST

    Curt Schilling

    . . . it’s worth remembering that Schilling himself has some issues when it comes to sensitivity and enlightenment on social media.

  3. Klapisch: it’s time to give A-Rod a break

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:30 AM EST

    Alex Rodriguez

    Let us applaud one writer’s brave effort to battle the beast that is A-Rod Derangement Syndrome.

  4. Photo of the Day: now THAT’S a windup!

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:03 AM EST

    Camera

    Juan Marichal’s got nothin’ on this pitcher from Murray State.

  5. Joel Hanrahan to have a second Tommy John surgery

    Mar 4, 2015, 8:24 AM EST

    Joel Hanrahan

    Terrible news that will keep Joel Hanrahan off the mound for at least another year.

  6. Daniel Murphy on Billy Bean: “I do disagree with the fact that Billy is a homosexual”

    Mar 4, 2015, 6:54 AM EST

    Daniel Murphy Getty

    I wasn’t aware that one could “disagree” with facts. But there we are.

  7. Noah Syndergaard just learned not to eat his lunch in the clubhouse during a game

    Mar 3, 2015, 4:15 PM EST

    Noah Syndergaard

    Because, if he does, David Wright and Bobby Parnell are gonna go kick his butt.

  8. Madison Bumgarner didn’t exactly start 2015 the way he ended 2014

    Mar 3, 2015, 3:54 PM EST

    Madison Bumgarner

    Unless someone gets injured, spring training game results don’t matter a bit. But they are a reminder that everyone starts from square one each season. No matter how well they ended the season before.

  9. The Pirates have new matte batting helmets and they’re amazing

    Mar 3, 2015, 1:34 PM EST

    Gregory Polanco

    Also: there is baseball — honest to goodness baseball — on TV right now.

  10. Meanwhile in Maryvale: Brewers starters have some sweet bathrobes

    Mar 3, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

    Brewers logo

    As a man who knows from hanging around in loungewear all day, I can tell you: this is cool.

  11. Joba Chamberlain’s son had a lot to do with him signing back with the Tigers

    Mar 3, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

    Joba Chamberlain

    The million a year helped, but Chamberlain’s son provided the definitive push back to Detroit.

  12. Victor Martinez thinks he’ll be ready for Opening Day

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Which would be a little ahead of schedule.

  13. Baseball media is rooted in public relations just as much as it is rooted in news

    Mar 3, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

    press hat

    A nice history lesson from Jack Moore at The Hardball Times.

  14. Russell Martin made a point to emulate Derek Jeter . . . and Joey Votto

    Mar 3, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Russell Martin

    Reds fans may wonder why anyone would WANT to be like Votto, but everyone who doesn’t listen to Marty Brennaman knows that Votto is a pretty swell guy to emulate.

  15. Curt Schilling lowers the boom on some men tweeting threats against his daughter

    Mar 3, 2015, 7:08 AM EST

    Curt Schilling

    Twitter does a pretty bad job of policing threats of violence against women. Curt Schilling does a much, much better job.

  16. Josh Reddick gave up his number to Billy Butler for an X-Box

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EST

    Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays

    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

  17. The Yankees have a lot of retired numbers. Other teams should try to be more like them.

    Mar 2, 2015, 4:26 PM EST

    Retired numbers

    Trammell and Whitaker in Detroit? Carter and Hernandez with the Mets?

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