Discover: Tape Measure Tuesday

Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson has received more All-Star votes than any other player, and Tailgate Talk wants to know whether his Blue Jays are legitimate contenders in the competitive AL East thanks to a successful June.

Speaking of All-Star voting, Eric L. Singer has an interesting suggestion: let the managers and players pick the All-Star squads, then the fans vote on the starters from that group. Meanwhile, have you cast your ballots for this season’s Midsummer Classic? If not, time is running short, so vote and blog about your picks!

Official MLB historian John Thorn was interviewed for the most recent edition of the SABR Dead Ball Committee’s newsletter, and he shares the interview in a post to his Our Game MLB Pro Blog.

With Pablo Sandoval’s Red Sox reportedly coming to AT&T Park next summer, Giant Dynasty asks whether Giants fans will boo or cheer The Panda on his return.

Photographer Jenn Zambri was at Citizens Bank Park for both games of Sunday’s doubleheader between the Phillies and Nationals, and she shares photos and her account of the action in her excellent Phillies Phollowers blog.

Max Scherzer and Zack Greinke are having outstanding 2015 seasons on the mound, so Call to the Bullpen analyzes the state of the NL Cy Young race.

Braves Give highlights the organization’s work to raise awareness of prostate cancer with the annual Father’s Day event at Turner Field.

Following a recent visit to PNC Park, steel city ballhawk documents his baseball-snagging adventures.

SportsWeav examines the upside of the Braves, who find themselves in the NL East race at the midway point despite low expectations coming into the season.

The 7th Annual Davey Nelson Celebrity Golf Classic took place on Monday, and Cait Covers the Bases has the full story.

Phillies Insider Larry Shenk takes a look at third-generation baseball executive Andy MacPhail, who recently joined the team’s front office.

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