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Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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  • 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.

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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Discover: All-Star Takeaways

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Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

President Barack Obama greets Tampa Bay Rays players before a game with the Cuban national team in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The crowd roared as U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro entered the stadium and walked toward their seats in the VIP section behind home plate. It's the first game featuring an MLB team in Cuba since the Baltimore Orioles played in the country in 1999. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

  • Yankeebiscuitfan writes about the Rays playing in Cuba. What was your take?
  • What did The Baseball Sociologist make of the game? Have a look for yourself.
  • In terms of the actual game on the field, Rays Radio has postgame notes.
  • What’s gone right and wrong for the Cardinals this spring? WWLCB goes in depth.
  • Who exactly is  left in Reds camp? Mark Sheldon runs through the full list.
  • What will the Orioles’ final roster look like? Jake McDonnell makes his guess.
  • BBST wonders how the A’s bullpen would hold up without Sean Doolittle.
  • Is Jeremy Hazelbaker ready for the big leagues? Cardinal Red Baseball discusses.
  • The Unbiased MLB Fan gazes into his NL crystal ball. Do you agree with him?
  • Are 41phillysports and stlcardinalsmino correct about the AL East and NL Central?
  • Do you see the 2016 awards going the way Sideline Champ sees them going?
  • From the Rafters shares bold predictions with a fantasy twist for the 2016 season.
  • Looking for Opening Day tickets at Dodger Stadium? Dodger Insider has the scoop.
  • Cait Covers the Bases tells you how to bid on Uecker Seats for Opening Day.
  • What’s it like on the Cubs’ season ticket waiting list? Cubs Vine Line Blog explains.
  • Braves Give visited a local elementary school if you’d like to see the photos.

Discover: Three for Thursday

New York Mets' David Wright signs autographs during a spring training baseball workout Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

1. Gazing into the crystal ball. Subwaybaseball.com wonders whether we’ll see the Mets back in the Fall Classic, while stlcardinalsminimo says Cardinals fans should be focused on the Pirates more than the Cubs this season. Same Page Team looks at how the Blue Jays’ roster will come together in Spring Training, and theRIPOFF makes some award predictions.

2. Fresh faces in camp. Kyle McPherson is one of the pitchers in the Rays’ camp looking to come back from Tommy John surgery, and Rays Radio profiles the 28-year old. The Unbiased MLB Fan posted a Q&A with top Brewers prospect Josh Hader, and The Loyal Bostonian looks at the upside of Yoan Moncada.

3. Veterans gearing up for another campaign. Inside the White Sox has glowing comments from Chris Sale on the tone of White Sox Spring Training. Eric Young, Jr. is trying to make the Brewers’ roster as a non-roster invitee, and Cait Covers the Bases checks in with him. BBST says it’s a make-or-break season for Billy Butler with the A’s, while DanteOnDeck asks whether the Price is right in Boston.

What’s in your Three for Thursday? Tell us about it in the comments below!

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Discover: Monday Around the Horn

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  • Dodger Drei reacts to reports that Dave Roberts will be the next Dodger manager.
  • Tracy Ringolsby talks Manager of the Year longevity in his Write ’em Cowboy blog.
  • Mike Trout deserved another AL MVP award this season, according to fanbase1.
  • Giants Fan Carm is enjoying watching her team rack up the awards this month.
  • Boston will need to find a new king when David Ortiz retires, says The Winning Run.
  • Tom Singer calls Tony La Russa’s ARF conclave “engrossing, inspiring and amazing.”
  • Read up on the Dodgers’ rivalry with the Reds in the 1970s thanks to Dodgers History.
  • Muskat Ramblings posted a photo of Anthony Rizzo doing some holiday shopping.
  • Cat loves the dodgers put together an offseason wish list of her own for her team.
  • The Indians served Thanksgiving dinner at Progressive Field and TribeVibe was there.
  • Steel city ballhawk recapped an eventful Wild Card Game last month in Pittsburgh.
  • Sometimes you have to build your own doubleheader, as Cook & Sons explains.

Discover: Weekend Warriors

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Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. Awards Season rolls on. The Unbiased MLB Fan looks at the tough Cy Young decisions that went the way of Dallas Keuchel and Jake Arrieta. Cubs Vine Line Blog paid tribute to their ace, who became the fifth Cubs pitcher to win the award. Carrie Muskat compiled some of the reactions to the announcement, while The Bears and Their Cubs is loving the Cubs’ sweep of Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year and the Cy Young Award in the NL. Dodger Insider highlights the outstanding seasons by Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, who came up just short in the voting. In the AL, Tblaze Sports Report lays out the case for why the voters went with Keuchel.

2. Hot Stove. Sons of ’84 processes the Tigers’ trade for Francisco Rodriguez, and MLB.com beat writer Jason Beck explains how new GM Al Avila’s search for a new closer landed him K-Rod. Call to the Bullpen hopes this move works out better than the Tigers’ previous ones involving closers. A View from the Bench notes that players who parlay big stolen base numbers into big free agent deals often see a decline in those numbers. GENY Mets wonders if we’ve seen the last of Ruben Tejada in a Mets uniform, as A blog (mainly) about Dutch baseball doesn’t expect to see the Yankees spend big this winter, as they focus on homegrown talent.

3. Staffing decisions. The Dodgers reportedly are nearing a decision on their new manager, and It’s Always A Good Dre in L.A. can’t wait to see who the next skipper is. MLB.com Angels beat writer Alden Gonzalez updates the holdovers and the changes on the Angels’ coaching staff and in their front office. From the Corner of Edgar & Dave unveils a face familiar to baseball fans as the organization’s new AAA hitting coach, and Dodger Insider profiles award-winning minor league coach John Shoemaker.

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Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

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