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  1. MLB - American League teams and their dog day dogs

    Jim Caple

    Here's a start on how we're going to survive baseball's dog days: After we assigned a fictional pooch to each team in the National League, we took on the AL.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  2. Ranking the All-Stars who played

    Jim Caple

    MINNEAPOLIS -- While everyone debates on social media whether Adam Wainwright should have started the All-Star Game or been a pitcher in the Home Run Derby, let's take a look at the performances of everyone from last night's game, from best to worst....

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  3. MLB - Caleb Thielbar's baseball-playing Minnesota mother

    Jim Caple

    The Twins' Caleb Thielbar learned baseball in rural Minnesota at the knee of his mother, who played a mean shortstop back in the day.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  4. MLB - Minnesota's baseball legacy extends far beyond All-Star Gam...

    Jim Caple

    The All-Star Game comes to Target Field next week. But that doesn't even scratch the surface of the long-standing and vibrant baseball culture to be found in cold, snowy Minnesota.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  5. MLB - How Clark the Cubs' new mascot can succeed

    Jim Caple

    It's safe to say that Clark, the Cubs' new mascot, wasn't welcomed to the world with open arms when he was introduced earlier this month. Here's how he can win the naysayers over.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  6. MLB - Off Base says farewell to the Metrodome

    Jim Caple

    Don't tell anyone, but Off Base (the ol' softie!) is going to miss the Metrodome when they bring the final curtain down on it this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  7. MLB - Jack Morris should be in the Hall of Fame

    Jim Caple

    A look-beyond-the-numbers plea to get Jack Morris elected to the Hall of Fame in his final year of eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  8. Resumes for Robinson Cano and other top MLB free agents

    Jim Caple

    Job seekers, major league players included, must be certain to have a résumé that is complete, persuasive and, of course, entirely professional.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  9. Jim Caple: Dodgers, Yankees, Tigers too low in Uni Watch Power Ra...

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple: Uni Watch Power Rankings underrate Dodgers, Tigers, Yankees and yes, even Marlins.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  10. MLB trading deadline deals and the human element

    Jim Caple

    Could you leave everything behind and start a new life in another city tomorrow? That's what the trade deadline asks of MLB players.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  11. Ask the Ump when confused about MLB rules

    Jim Caple

    When is a home run not a home run? How many pitching changes can you fit on the head of a pin? For answers to these and other baseball rules questions, just 'Ask The Ump!'

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  12. Ex-minor leaguer Jasha Balcom adds Jackie Robinson realism to '42...

    Jim Caple

    There are plenty of reasons to see "42." One of them is the action-scene reality provided by former minor league player Jasha Balcom.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  13. A veteran baseball writer comes clean with his own confessions

    Jim Caple

    Lance Armstrong did it. Why not Jim Caple? Our writer finally comes clean with his baseball confessions. Only, instead of telling Oprah, he's telling you!

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  14. Little League experiences evoked by death of a coach

    Jim Caple

    Little League memories and lost youth come to the fore on the occasion of the death of our writer's old coach.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  15. First sign of spring: New baseball cards!

    Jim Caple

    Winter officially ends when I open a new pack of baseball cards, not by some marmot in western Pennsylvania.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  16. Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven, Pat Gillick welcomed into HOF

    Jim Caple

    Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick arrive in Cooperstown and reflect on the people, places and stories from their Hall of Fame journey, which concluded with induction Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2011