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More Than Money Disrupted MLB Market This Time

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman looks beyond accusations of collusion and finds a few wrinkles in the MLB free agency market. Complete Story

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Gabe Kapler and the Plan

Sports PhotoYou thought John McGraw practiced what he called (ahem) “scientific baseball?” SC’s Jeff Kallman says meet Gabe Kapler, the Philadelphia Phillies’ new manager who has a scientific plan of his own for the team. Complete Story

Jack Hamilton, RIP: The Headhunter Who Wasn’t

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman remembers Jack Hamilton, who died last week at 79, and whose errant fastball beaned Tony Conigliaro fatefully in 1967 — and earned Hamilton a very unfair reputation as a headhunter on the pitching mound. Complete Story

Brew Crew Poised to Take Next Steps in ‘18

Sports PhotoAfter a surprisingly strong 2017 season, Milwaukee made significant moves this offseason to take the next steps towards their first pennant since 1982. Can the Brew Crew make a serious postseason run? Complete Story

Twelve Steps to Improve Baseball

Sports PhotoLots of people have ideas about improving Major League Baseball, including SC’s Jeff Kallman. Follow his 12-step plan. Complete Story

Big Payday, Challenge For Hosmer, Padres

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says the monster $144 million deal Eric Hosmer now has with the Padres — making him the first Scott Boras client to sign a new contract in this free agency market, and the largest in Padres history — is risk enough for both sides. Complete Story

My Son’s Idol, the Hall of Famer

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman salutes Vladimir Guerrero’s election to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame — not to dis Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, and Trevor Hoffman, also elected worthily, but because Guerrero was his son’s idol growing up. Complete Story

Doug Harvey, RIP: Timing

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman remembers Doug Harvey, the longtime National League umpire who may have been the most respect of his time by players and fellow umps alike. Complete Story

Concussion-Compromised Justin Morneau Retires

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says Justin Morneau’s retirement and move to the Twins’ front office is one of the more fortunate outcomes for players impacted by concussions. Complete Story

MLB 2017 Part II: How Do You Like Those Apples?

Sports PhotoIn part of his continuing series, SC’s Jeff Kallman reviews the second half of Major League Baseball’s 2017 season. Complete Story

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