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Discover: Three for Thursday

A Cincinnati Reds fan dons his St. Patrick's Day hat as he watches the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

1. St. Patrick’s Day. Everyone can use a little luck now and then, and across MLB there’s a lot of green on display today and celebrations from fans like The Canuck Cubbie. Phillies Insider shares some St. Patrick’s Day-themed Phils trivia. Speaking of trivia, did you know Jackie Robinson made his Spring Training debut with the Dodgers on this day 70 years ago?

2. Spring Training at the midway point. As The Baseball Addict informs us, we’re halfway done with Spring Training. On Cloud Conine points out something that many have yet to notice about the 2016 Marlins, while Fish On The Farm put together Marlins Spring Training power rankings. The mid-point of Phillies camp is a great time for The Zo Zone to do a roster projection with Opening Day now rapidly approaching.

3. Previews abound. Freelance Fuego examines how the Royals consistently seem to outperform expectations lately, while Sconnie Sports Talk wonders whether the Brewers might do something similar this season. The Metssiah previews the extremely competitive AL East, Carrie Muskat asks where Addison Russell will hit in the Cubs’ lineup and BBST sees 2016 as a make-or-break season for the Angels’ C.J. Cron.

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Discover: Trade Deadline Countdown Tuesday

Troy Tulowitzki

Another day, another big trade as Troy Tulowitzki reportedly is on his way to Toronto in a deal involving Jose Reyes. Tailpipe Sports digs into the deal, while The Winston Report decided it was a good move for the Jays after some thought. Sconnie Sports Talk takes a look back at some of the noteworthy Trade Deadline deals from years past, while stlcardinalsminimo doesn’t want Cardinals GM John Mozeliak thinking short term. The best place to stay on top of all the very latest on the trade front is MLB.com/news! (more…)