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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. LaTroy Hawkins and family

    Jim Caple

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When LaTroy Hawkins finally retires, Major League Baseball not only will be the lesser from his absence, the states of Arizona and Florida could see a drop in tourism. That's because every year, an inner core of members of the La...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Eric Wedge managing his life differently

    Jim Caple

    One month after suffering a stroke, Mariners manager Eric Wedge returned to the dugout Friday and vowed to make lifestyle changes to preserve his health.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Track trials provide stories of inspirati...

    Jim Caple

    The official slogan for the Olympic track trials was "Best.Time.Ever." But a better slogan would be "Best.Stories.Ever." While Olympics fans focused most of their attention on Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte this past week, the most intriguing athletes were in Eugene.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  12. 2011 MLB -- Death of Mariners' Greg Halman leaves some "stunned"

    Jim Caple

    Late Mariners prospect Greg Halman had "a passion for the game," and was beginning to break through.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  13. Injuries, anemic offense have put Minnesota Twins in a precarious...

    Jim Caple

    Injuries, underperformers and streaky play have put the Twins in an unfamiliar position -- last place in the AL Central.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  14. Harmon Killebrew produced long home runs and generations worth of...

    Jim Caple

    Harmon Killebrew gave Minnesotans a ballplayer -- and a person -- that they were proud of during a Hall of Fame career.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  15. San Francisco Giants to get their World Series rings

    Jim Caple

    One member of the Giants plans to wear his World Series ring regularly, but another says there's no way he'll wear his.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2011
  16. Off Base recognizes the many MLB promotions that just didn't make...

    Jim Caple

    Off Base honors the MLB promotions that didn't make the cut.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2011