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Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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What are you wondering this Wednesday? Tell us about it!

Discover: Three for Thursday

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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!

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist, left, and David Ross douse Albert Almora Jr. after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Washington. The Cubs won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Have you seen the video of Albert Almora Jr’s big hit? Born on Third has it.
  • The Canuck Cubbie says the Cubs are proving the kids are all right. Agree?
  • How great has Ichiro been? Today’s Sports Update takes a look at his career.
  • Above The Mendoza wants to see the Mets offense score without the home run.
  • Are you excited about the Pirates’ Jameson Taillon like The Wayniac Nation is?
  • Rays Radio has postgame audio if you want to hear what Kevin Cash had to say.
  • Looking for great images from Tuesday’s game? Head to Dodgers Photog Blog.
  • Gamer Babes asks whether anyone was breathing when the Giants won a thriller.
  • How did the Brewers fare in last week’s MLB Draft? The Brewer Nation recaps.
  • Around the Horn Talk takes a closer look at the suddenly resurgent Cardinals.
  • How are the Orioles doing it? With smart buys, says The Game of Redemption.
  • Bleacher Boy marvels at the emergence of Jonathan Villar for the Brewers.
  • Is the Yankees’ short-term answer at first base in AAA? Elizabeth Seryak thinks so.
  • CL TAKES explores just how unlikely Mookie Betts’ recent power surge was.
  • Is this James Paxton’s last chance, as BBST believes it very well could be?
  • Overtime projected the NL All-Star Game starters. Have you been voting?
  • Want to hear Bill DeWitt III on artifact collecting? Cardinals Insider has video.
  • Thrivenationblog examines whether Trevor Hoffman belongs in the Hall.
  • Who were the best-hitting pitchers of all time? Baseball with Matt lists five.
  • Need a laugh today? Better Off Red is here to help with “Funny Pages.”

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Discover: Monday Around the Horn

A baseball sits on a field as Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Adam Wilk warms up during a spring training baseball workout in Port Charlotte, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Rays Radio has an update from Day 2 of Spring Training, complete with audio.
  • Jon SooHoo posted great images from Dodger camp in his Dodgers Photog Blog.
  • TribeVibe shared a photo gallery from Indians full squad workouts in Goodyear.
  • Baltimore signed Yovani Gallardo and The JailHouse calls it the steal of the offseason.
  • Britt Ghiroli provides an update on Gallardo’s timetable for reporting to camp.
  • Some big names are unsigned, and Balls and Strikes asks if their careers are over.
  • The Canuck Cubbie discusses how the Cubs are getting ready for something special.
  • Can the Marlins make the playoffs this fall? The Wayniac Nation isn’t quite sure.
  • In Wakefield We Trust has the age-old question for the Red Sox: Who’s on first?
  • Will The Even-Year Dynasty strike again? Poste de la Meta looks at the Giants.
  • The Unbiased MLB Fan put together a Q&A with the Brewers’ Scooter Gennett.
  • Mike Matheny needs to be more flexible with his lineup, argues stlcardinalsminimo.
  • Sons of ’84 runs the rule over potential impact youngsters in the NL Central.
  • Here’s an all (traded) prospects team, courtesy of MLB Pro Blog Boor on Baseball.
  • Cait Covers the Bases explains how to get Brewers single-game tickets early.
  • Will Bryce Harper be the first $400 million player? 41phillysports believes so.
  • Newberg Report looks back at one of his favorite baseball cards from childhood.
  • How do Cubs infielders stack up for fantasy value? Born on Third explores.
  • Superfan Pete put together his list of top five long-overdue Brewers bobbleheads.
  • Craving some baseball poetry? Our Game shares a sonnet from Mikhail Horowitz.
  • The Baseball Sociologist helps spread the word about The Donaldson Project.
  • Former Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey is the birthday buddy of Baseball with Matt.

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

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  • Could we be in for an all-Chicago 2016 World Series? 41phillysports thinks perhaps.
  • Stlcardinalsminimo highlights the large number of free agents still unsigned.
  • The A’s have found their own, unique way of rebuilding their roster, argues BBST.
  • I’m Not a Headline Guy… wonders whether the Yankees have a star in Starlin Castro.
  • The Giants’ busy offseason has Giants Fan Carm excited for the season to come.
  • Cardinals Red Baseball reacts to reports of the Cardinals’ interest in Jake Odorizzi.
  • Here’s a free agent holiday bargain bin from Zach Bernard of Call to the Bullpen.
  • Tvteddy says Matt Holliday moving to first base would make a great Christmas gift.
  • Hyun-jin Ryu is progressing well, but Dodger Insider still expects rotation help.
  • Nine Inning Know It All recaps last week’s developments on the Hot Stove front.
  • The Mariners look like a team on the rise and Blue Cord Sports credits the new GM.
  • Data Designed shows which teams are getting the most WAR bang for their buck.
  • Melvins front man and baseball fan Buzz Osborne sat down with Clubhouse Chatter.
  • Cait Covers the Bases has pics of Bernie and Hank the Ballpark Pup spreading cheer.
  • The latest edition of the Better Off Red podcast is up and ready for listening.
  • Plouffe’s New Hairdo put together a top 10 list of bobbleheads he has acquired.
  • Without looking it up, can you answer Baseball with Matt‘s second baseball quiz?
  • Our Game has some advice for those looking to make New Year’s resolutions.

Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

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Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. Winter Meetings in home stretch. Day 3 of Winter Meetings saw the Phillies trade Ken Giles to Houston for prospects, and MLB.com’s Richard Justice writes in his Justice4U blog that the hard-throwing closer is exactly what the Astros need. Just Mets says the deal that saw the Mets get their second baseman in Neil Walker from the Pirates in exchange for Jon Niese makes a lot of sense for both clubs. From the Corner of Edgar & Dave welcomes new Mariner Adam Lind to Seattle, while Unlocking the Keys looks at what the Orioles organization is looking to do this winter. Indians beat writer Jordan Bastian checked in with an update from Music City and Baseball with Matt revisits a blockbuster Winter Meetings deal from the past.

2. The Rule 5 Draft. Thursday morning brought the Rule 5 Draft, and Sons of ’84 has a good primer on this important event. Britt’s Bird Watch reports on the Orioles’ selection of Joey Rickard, while Mariners Musings discusses the relief arm the Mariners added. The Royals saw three prospects taken in the draft, and Drinking the Royals Blue Aid looks at the one who got away.

3. Seasons’ greetings. Braves Give explains how the team’s staff members are helping keep holiday spirit alive in Braves Country. The Brewers and Meijer teamed up to spread cheer to underprivileged kids, and Cait Covers the Bases has a photo gallery. If you’re still looking for a great gift for the baseball fan in your life, Beck’s Blog has the low-down on TigerFest tickets going on sale and TribeVibe shares the latest specials from the Progressive Field Team Shop.

Discover: Weekend Warriors

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Discover: Monday Around the Horn

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Discover: Monday Around the Horn

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  • Genymets explains why it’s wrong for the Mets to move Matt Harvey this winter.
  • With another season now in the books, it’s on to 2016 for I’m Not A Headline Guy…
  • Reflections on Baseball says there are times when $15.8 million is chump change.
  • Feast on these Hot Stove free agent predictions courtesy of 9 Inning Know It All.
  • Sox Rants looks at trade partners and potential free agent targets for the Red Sox.
  • Who will be on the 2021 Hall of Fame ballot? The Wayniac Nation has a list.
  • Baseball with Matt highlights the players who have won baseball’s awards the most.
  • See which @Marlins tweets were retweeted the most, thanks to On Cloud Conine.
  • Matt’s Bats reports on attending the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award ceremony.
  • Here’s a rundown of how the A’s prospects fared in the Fall Stars Game from BBST.
  • PROSPECTive Blog spoke with Cubs director of player personnel Jaron Madison.
  • That’s one epic August baseball road trip put together by Life of a Baseball Snagger.
  • One Minute Sports put together a cast for a rom-com based on the 2015 Mets.
  • Now you can watch this television news segment on long-time blogger Bleacher Boy.

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