Discover: Monday Around the Horn
Welcome to the working week! Following another great weekend of baseball, we wanted to showcase some of the best posts we’ve read so far today:
The Angels dropped the series finale with the Rangers by a 5-4 score, but The Halo Way posted an outstanding gallery of photos from the game, including some shots of youngsters having a ball.
Phillies Phollowers has fan photog Jenn’s images and analysis from the Phils’ series-clinching victory over the Braves at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday.
MLB.com’s Tracy Ringolsby points out in his Write ’em Cowboy blog that even with the Mets’ torrid start to the season, there aren’t any notable individual records for the opening month of the season in any real danger of falling as April draws to a close.
Matt Huddleston — better known as The Unbiased MLB Fan — takes the lay of the land as Alex Rodriguez closes in on a 660th career home run that would tie him with Willie Mays for fourth all-time.
MLB.com’s Phillies beat writer Todd Zolecki urges fans to relax and let the organization’s prospects take their time in the farm system rather than being impatient and wanting to see them rushed to the Major League level.
What’s a fan to do when the rubber match of a gets rained out? If you’re Giants Fan Carm, you relive the euphoria that was an unexpected sweep of the Dodgers in the previous series. And with the Giants headed down to LA for a three-game set against their eternal rivals starting tonight, that’s particularly topical.
Veteran scribe and BBWAA secretary/treasurer Jack O’Connell is covering the Yankees all season once again over at The Cutoff Man, and he notes that for all the deserved attention the Mets have received this month, there’s another first-place team in New York, too. And this weekend the Bronx Bombers just took the first Subway Series of the season at home against their local rivals.
The Canuck Cubbie writes about the buy-in to his “Respect 90” philosophy that Joe Maddon is seeing from his players — somewhat surprisingly from Starlin Castro.
In his Inside the White Sox blog, the team’s senior VP of communications Scott Reifert previews the upcoming series in Baltimore as the South Siders come in flying high after taking a series from the Royals over the weekend.
Meanwhile, it’s nearing crisis mode over at Bumgarner Snotrockets, whose namesake hasn’t been providing the blogger with much in the way of titular material of late…
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