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Damning Report: Oakland Was Had

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says the report last week leaves the A’s owner looking even worse for blindsiding Oakland with Las Vegas. Complete Story

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The Bloom is Off the Red Sox Rose

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says the Red Sox set now-deposed baseball ops chief Chaim Bloom up to fail in the first place. Complete Story

George Kirby: Self-Awareness as a Vice

Sports PhotoThe Seattle Mariners’ young pitcher is very aware of himself and his progress, the poor guy, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

The Waive

Sports PhotoThat was the Angels’ unique use of the August 31 waiver deadline — dumping salaries in a lost season, falling below luxury tax threshold — in a potentially troublesome precedent for MLB. Complete Story

No Más For Stras

Sports PhotoAs feared in June, Stephen Strasburg — who went from hyped No. 1 MLB draft to 2019 World Series MVP — is calling it a career thanks to thoracic outlet syndrome. Complete Story

Pity This Year’s Yankees, Don’t Hate Them

Sports PhotoThe New York Yankees get enough grief from their fans without their critics piling further on, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

Where Was Rob?

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s silence over the Baltimore Orioles’ disgraceful Kevin Brown suspension made a heavy metal concert resemble cocktail lounge music. Complete Story

“Down Goes Anderson!”

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says the nasty fight Tim Anderson picked with José Ramírez may yet mean more than just Anderson being dropped by a flying right cross. Complete Story

Season Lost, Scherzer Gone

Sports PhotoBut SC’s Jeff Kallman says the New York Mets landed a delicious prospect for an aging Max the Knife. The Mets are many things, but dull isn’t one of them. Complete Story

Verlander, Scherzer Facing Their Ends?

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman doesn’t want JV or Max the Knife go the way of too many greats who didn’t know when it was time to go. Complete Story

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07.17.23 The New York Times Sports Section, RIP By Jeff Kallman
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06.27.23 How Baseball Can Learn From Soccer By Anthony Brancato
06.26.23 Smash, Slash, Smother By Jeff Kallman
06.19.23 The Las Vegas Athletics of Oakland By Jeff Kallman
06.13.23 Baseball Has “Jumped the Shark” By Anthony Brancato
06.12.23 Commissioner, Anyone? By Jeff Kallman
06.05.23 Strasburg Agonistes By Jeff Kallman
05.29.23 No Free Lunch For the Sinkin’ A’s By Jeff Kallman
05.23.23 Who Are We to “Judge” Home Runs? By Anthony Brancato
05.22.23 Yankees Aren’t “Eating” Aaron Hicks’s Money By Jeff Kallman
05.15.23 Don Denkinger, RIP: Survival By Jeff Kallman

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