- Is there something to the Cubs’ superstitions? The Canuck Cubbie explores.
- Dodger Insider tries to put the Dodgers’ NL West comeback in perspective.
- The Giants’ post-All-Star Break slide has left Gamer Babes very puzzled.
- Should Brandon Crawford write a thank-you note like More Splash Hits argues?
- BBST questions whether the A’s have properly managed Sonny Gray’s health.
- Might Prince Fielder’s career be over? The Cola examines the possibility.
- Lucas Frankel Sports looks at Alex Rodriguez’s résumé for Monument Park.
- How is Joe Girardi managing the A-Rod situation? The Cutoff Man explains.
- Vlad4MVP wonders who will win the Cy Young races in both leagues this fall.
- Will a division race decide an award like The Game of Redemption believes?
- Mullanysportsblog gazes into the Blue Jays’ 2017 free agency crystal ball.
- How will Tim Tebow fare at baseball? Bleacher Boy captured some reactions.
- What did it mean to The Kid to have his number retired? Edgar & Dave has that
- Cait Covers the Bases shares updated Brewers walk-up music, if you’re curious.
- What Olympic sports would Indians players be good at? TribeVibe has ideas.
- MLB.com Fantasy 411 put together a Pitch or Ditch if you need help today.
- The Mariners saluted Ichiro on reaching 3,000 Major League hits on Sunday.
- On the historic occasion, revisit The Legend of Ichiro thanks to N2K Sports.
- The Power Couple looks back at Ichiro’s amazing Major League career.
- Alex Rodriguez announced his retirement and The Cutoff Man covered it.
- I’m Not a Headline Guy… writes that it was the right decision for all parties.
- Here’s a top 10 list of A-Rod moments, courtesy of Lucas Frankel Sports.
- That’s All Sports takes a look at the announcement and what it all means.
- The Giants’ offense couldn’t get going Sunday, to the dismay of Gamer Babes.
- Bumgarner Snotrockets points out that at least the day wasn’t a total loss.
- Newberg Report contrasts the different approaches of the Astros and Rangers.
- The disappointment continued for the Cardinals and for stlcardinalminimo.
- Dodger Insider highlights milestones for Adrian Gonzalez and Rob Segedin.
- Zack Wheeler officially is pitching again and Above the Mendoza is thrilled.
- The Forty Forty Club picks out winners and losers from the Trade Deadline.
- Are the Cubs becoming Canada’s “other” team? The Canuck Cubbie believes so.
- It’s going to be strange seeing Chase Utley in blue, writes The Phillies Insider.
- Dodger Drei recently turned 42, so fittingly he’s celebrating Number 42.
- Preview the August food menu at Miller Park over at Cait Covers the Bases.
The Trade Deadline has come and gone, and we’re in the final third of the season. This year’s postseason participants will be the teams that didn’t wilt in the heat of the dog days of summer — just like your July Latest Leaders. Looking to grow your blogging audience? As these bloggers can tell you, the key is consistently publishing interesting, quality writing on timely topics. And definitely make sure you leave a link to your blog as a breadcrumb in a comment below. Congrats to everyone who made the list!
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17. Major League Bastian
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22. By Gosh, It’s Langosch
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24. On Cloud Conine
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The Trade Deadline brings a lot of talk about how deals affect teams on the field. There’s another side to these moves, however, and Brandon Crawford talks about having close friend Matt Duffy traded away. In his latest Brandon and Brandon post, the Giants shortstop discusses the guys headed elsewhere and what new acquisition Eduardo Nunez brings to the team.
- Born on Third is liveblogging all the rumors and news on Trade Deadline Day.
- How do trade rumors get started? The Baseball Sociologist has an example.
- Now On Deck discusses the surprise twist of Jonathan Lucroy blocking a trade.
- The Yankees dealt Andrew Miller to Cleveland, and The Cutoff Man analyzes.
- I’m Not a Headline Guy… believes the fire sale is under way in New York.
- The moves mark an exciting new day for the Yankees, says The Wayniac Nation.
- Casey Drottar is more excited about Miller than upset about not getting Lucroy.
- Matt Kemp is exactly what the Braves need, according to Big Time Atlanta Sports.
- Degenerate Fanatics discusses the possibility of a Yankees-Red Sox trade.
- To trade or not to trade? That is the question facing Peplums and Pitches.
- Stlcardinalsminimo wants to see the Redbirds make one more trade today.
- These are some trade proposals from the mind of Ticket To The Tigers.
- Matt’s Sports Blog really wants to see Kyle Schwarber move to the AL.
- A trade is bringing a local product home, as Inside the White Sox explains.
- Newberg Report enjoyed the Rangers sweeping four games from the champs.
- The Giants did it this time without Gamer Babes from Half Moon Bay.
- SF Giants Photos posted a gallery of images from the win over the Nationals.
- The Phillies wrapped up a tough road trip and Phillies Insider recaps it.
- Subwaybaseball.com previews the upcoming four-game Subway Series.
- How big was Tuesday’s win for the Indians? Major League Bastian recaps.
- TribeVibe posted a photo slideshow, if you’d like to re-live all the drama.
- Was last night a turning point for the Giants, like Gamer Babes hopes it is?
- How great are Dodgers Photog Blog‘s images from the win over the Rays?
- Did Adrian Beltre’s heroics save the Rangers’ season, asks Richard Justice.
- Cardinals Red Baseball wants to know what’s going on with Trevor Rosenthal.
- Want a translation of an Aroldis Chapman interview? Muskat Ramblings has it.
- The Cutoff Man says the Yankees’ recent surge may continue without Chapman.
- Will the Redbirds make a deal? Women Who Love Cardinals Baseball explores.
- The GOAT Sports takes a look around the AL East as the Trade Deadline looms.
- Sell or stay? That’s the question for teams right now, writes ballingwithblas.
- Casey Drottar is hoping the Indians don’t overvalue their prospects this month.
- When can a problem be a good thing? One Flew Over the Jays nest explains.
- Matt’s Bats was at the White House with the Royals, if you want his account.
- What’s it like to visit Citi Field? Unfair Weather Fan posted a ballpark review.
- Looking for starting pitching advice tonight? Enter MLB.com Fantasy 411.
- Baseball with Matt imagines who would win an All-Time Home Run Derby.
- Who will win the Cardinals Treasure Hunt announced by Cardinals Insider?
What are you wondering this Wednesday? Tell us about it!
- @TheBallIsOrange reflects on a pair of 1990s baseball icons going into the Hall.
- The youthful Ken Griffey Jr. changed the game, writes thesportsmixblog.
- From the Corner of Edgar & Dave congratulates an absolute Mariners legend.
- It would be great to see Mike Piazza and the Dodgers mend fences, says Drei.
- Fenway at Fenway was in Cooperstown and blogs about the experience.
- The Yanks impressed Yankees Life by taking the rubber match from the Giants.
- Reality bit the Cards in a way that was tough to watch for stlcardinalsminimo.
- The Metssiah is rejoicing after the Mets won the weekend series in South Florida.
- It’s been one step forward, one step back for the Giants, explains Gamer Babes.
- Dodger Insider nominates white-hot Justin Turner as a stealth MVP candidate.
- Sandy Leon is impressive, but how good is he? Degenerate Fanatics investigates.
- A Season with the Chicago White Sox weighs in on Chris Sale and the White Sox.
- These blockbuster deadline deals would shake up MLB, according to sconzo.
- Second City Sports Report put together six trade proposals before the deadline.
- Some players really should be on the move this week, believes thrivenationblog.
- The Forty Forty Club gazes into the crystal ball with predictions for awards.
- Every picture tells a story, as Our Game looks at the history of The Stick.
- Re-live Family Fun Day at Miller Park thanks to Cait Covers the Bases.
- The Cardinals got up off the canvas last night and stlcardinalsminimo approves.
- Cardinal Girl wrote one of her trademark haikus about finishing off the sweep.
- Hanley Ramirez’s three-home run game gets the Fenway Frames treatment.
- Tracy Ringolsby feels that Carlos Gonzalez fits into Colorado’s long-term plans.
- Can the Dodgers stay afloat without Clayton Kershaw, wonders thrivenationblog.
- Unfair Weather Fan asks which Francisco Liriano we’ll see in the second half.
- The Mets need to gut it out and make the postseason, argues The Metssiah.
- Subwaybaseball.com previews the weekend series between the Mets and Marlins.
- It’s been a tale of two halos in Anaheim this season, writes The Angels’ Ace.
- The Canuck Cubbie believes the Cubs are facing some serious questions.
- Despite the slow start, the Astros don’t need a trade to compete, says BBST.
- Zack Martino Sports maintains Yankee fans are ready for the team to sell.
- August 1 looms large in Toronto, points out One Flew Over the Jays nest.
- Beginner’s Luck Sports Blog has put together an MLB Underrated Team.
- The Padres opened their new Hall of Fame and The Baseball Sociologist visited.
- Fenway at Fenway posts from the Big Apple on a current ballpark road trip.
- Ken Griffey Jr. the Prankster gets the 24 Stories treatment from Edgar & Dave.
- Inside the White Sox has a throwback-themed look back at the 1970s White Sox.
- Ozzie Smith reflects on his time as a Cardinal in this video at Cardinals Insider.
- Cait Covers the Bases highlights “Specials by Series” at Miller Park this month.
- What’s better than some timely home runs, as Inside the White Sox notes.
- Is Cat loves the dodgers tempting fate by asking what else could go wrong?
- Should the Phillies burn their bats, like Phillies Insider has recommended?
- Friar Wire wants to see how the Padres rebound from Tuesday’s tough loss.
- Can you guess what team has hit the most walk-off homers? Cue Edgar & Dave…
- The Cutoff Man thinks the Yankees could make a run at the postseason after all.
- Want to see photos from inside the Green Monster, courtesy of SF Giants Photos?
- Newberg Report muses on the give and take between Chicago and Dallas.
- Is Jose Altuve the best hitter in baseball? He’s close, claims Hot Stove Soapbox.
- Numbersneverlie.org wants to know when Stephen Strasburg’s streak will end.
- Is Cole Hamels Cooperstown-bound like The Game of Redemption believes?
- Above The Mendoza explores the timetable for the Mets getting back Lucas Duda.
- What can the Cubs do to improve via trade? THE REAL CUBS FAN has ideas.
- The Grandstand wonders whether Theo Epstein should deal Kyle Schwarber.
- How did Cleveland do so well this past offseason? Tracy Ringolsby explains.
- Lucas’ Discussion puts forward 10 names the Blue Jays should be targeting.
- Want a preview of the Reds’ throwback unis? Head over to Better Off Red.
- Cardinals Insider invites readers to Ask a Cardinal with Sam Tuivailala.
What’s on your mind this Wednesday? Share it in a comment!
- The Canuck Cubbie explains how the Cubs went downtown to end their Mets hex.
- Get postgame news and notes from Rays Radio as the team started a road trip.
- Tracy Ringolsby writes that former Twins GM Terry Ryan is a man of integrity.
- Ryan’s ouster was the result of the Twins’ lack of identity, says Curveball Sports.
- Left Field Lines wonders where the respect is for Matt Holliday in St. Louis.
- Juan Lagares should be getting more playing time, argues The Sport Mouth.
- Subwaybaseball.com takes a closer look at Mets trade target Joaquin Benoit.
- Are the A’s asking for too much for Rich Hill? BBST thinks that may be the case.
- BDSSP asks what to do with the White Sox, who suddenly are slumping.
- Revisit last week’s Home Run Derby with Cardinal Girl, who was there!
- From the Corner of Edgar & Dave looks back at The Swing as part of 24 Stories.
- Has baseball changed your life, like it did for the blogger at Sports Meets Life?
- Muskat Ramblings recaps the Davey’s Dugout kids’ visit to Wrigley Field.
- Mike Trout did a meet and greet and The Halo Way posted a photo gallery.
- Cardinals Insider was there when a special dog came to Busch Stadium.