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  1. MLB - Oakland A's Billy Beane a different Moneyball script

    Jim Caple

    Our Hollywood sleuths have discovered the secret script for "Moneyball 2," and guess what? A's general manager Billy Beane is singing a different tune this time around.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  2. MLB - Mariners turnaround bringing baseball excitement back to Se...

    Jim Caple

    It's been 13 seasons since the Mariners really mattered in Seattle. But that's changing as they've played their way into postseason contention.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  3. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  4. Baseball will miss Robin Williams too

    Jim Caple

    We lost a great, incredibly talented actor and comedian when Robin Williams died at age 63 Monday. In addition to his skills at making us laugh (and cry), Williams was a tremendous baseball fan. He was particularly passionate about his Giants. I r...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  5. 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
  6. MLB - National League teams and their dog day dogs

    Jim Caple

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

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  7. 'Boyhood' and baseball

    Jim Caple

    Need a respite from the tension of the building pennant races or just a break from your favorite team's latest losing streak? Then get to the theater and catch the best movie of the summer -- and the best movie of the year, for that matter, Richard L...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  8. MLB - Dodgers weekend sweep sets up Giants rivalry for rest of se...

    Jim Caple

    They've been going at each other all season long (not to mention since the late 19th century). The Dodgers swept the Giants over the weekend, but it ain't over yet. Not by a long shot.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  9. Believe in both Lucroy and the Brewers

    Jim Caple

    The Brewers produced a fun video before the All-Star Game, a light-hearted "attack ad" encouraging fans to vote catcher Jonathan Lucroy into the National League starting lineup ahead of Yadier Molina. The video emphasized that Lucroy not only was the...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  10. MLB - Five signature pitcher gestures

    Jim Caple

    Check out a list of five signature gestures from pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  11. How to shorten, enliven baseball on TV

    Jim Caple

    So Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon says baseball is too long and boring to watch on television and that he prefers to watch the History Channel. Good thing for Rendon that the History Channel does not own the broadcast rights to past seasons....

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. MLB - Five best baseball movie speeches

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple offers his top five baseball movie speeches, which include Gary Cooper's rendition of Lou Gehrig's speech 75 years ago..

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  16. MLB - Five worst players named All-Stars

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple offers his list of the five worst players who never should have been All-Stars.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014