Discover: Three for Thursday
1. All-Star Break. As cat loves the dodgers and The Baseball Sociologist reflect on the break in the action, Friar Wire looks back at an All-Star Week to remember in San Diego. The Winning Run attended a Minor League All-Star Game and says the future is coming, while Now On Deck believes that future is in good hands after watching the All-Star Futures Game. Baseball with Matt suggests some other potential award names, while conversely General Post looks at the player on each MLB team with the lowest WAR so far. Looking back on the first half, From the Corner of Edgar & Dave delivers a mid-season report on the Mariners, subwaybaseball.com revisits predictions for the Yankees and Candido Sports shares AL takeaways.
2. Second Half. Dodger Drei is ready for what comes next, while sportsthrills examines the best baseball storylines after the All-Star Break and The Hudsucker identifies five things to watch for in the months to come. Sports Fellas previews the second half in the AL Central, where the Indians opened up a lead on the rest of the pack the past month. Mcventuresblog makes some predictions for how things will play out in the American League, and Deep in the well makes picks for division winners and Wild Card teams.
3. Trade Deadline. Look for some wild rumors and major deals in the coming weeks, as contenders look to improve. Head & Heart Sports put together some trades that need to happen between now and August 1. The Game of Redemption asks whether the Tigers will go all in.
…and a happy second blog anniversary to Cardinal Red Baseball!
What’s in your Three for Thursday? Let us know in the comments!