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The DH in the NL? No. But Just Suppose…

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman joins in the fun in speculating who’d get the jobs if — big if, for now — the National League adopts the designated hitter at long last. Complete Story

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MLB 2015: It Got Late Early Out There

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman looks at baseball the year 2015, including the triumph of the Kansas City Royals and the losses of icons Ernie Banks, Minnie Minoso, and Yogi Berra. Complete Story

Swinging Strike Three For Charlie Hustler

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says Pete Rose swung on and missed big and bad in his third and likely final try for reinstatement into MLB. Complete Story

Red Sox Pay the Price

Sports PhotoDavid Price has signed big with the Boston Red Sox. It’s a deal bigger than Clayton Kershaw’s deal with the Dodgers. SC’s Jeff Kallman examines just what the Red Sox get … and what else they might do. Complete Story

Tommy, Meet Timmy and the Ol’ Redhead

Sports PhotoTommy Hutton was too much homer for non-Marlins fans, but not homer enough for Marlins bosses. SC’s Jeff Kallman says even Hall of Fame baseball voices get canned for not being homer enough. Complete Story

HOF Ballot: The Holdovers

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman wraps his series on the baseball writers’ Hall of Fame ballot, including his thought as to why at least one of the holdovers has a good chance of making it into the Hall of Fame this time. Complete Story

HOF Ballot: The Rest of the Newcomers

Sports PhotoPicking the HOF worthies from among the newcomers is both a challenge and a lot of fun, at least until you run into the ones you knew were good, even great, but not HOF great. Only Billy Wagner among the rest of the ballot newcomers belongs in the Hall. Complete Story

Junior, Trevor Time Lead HOF Ballot

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman begins breaking down the BBWAA’s Hall of Fame ballot, beginning with two who should be shoo-ins — Ken Griffey, Jr. and Trevor Hoffman. Complete Story

World Series: Crowned Royals, Drowned Mets

Sports PhotoThis time, the Kansas City Royals’ relentlessness paid off big — they’re the champions of baseball, with a little too much help from the errant New York Mets. Complete Story

World Series: Thor’s Hammer From Brushback Mountain

Sports PhotoNew York’s Noah Syndergaard sent the Royals a Game 3-opening message about getting too comfy at the plate and the Mets made the World Series competitive again. Complete Story

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