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Boston Red Sox's Rick Porcello delivers a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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FILE- In this 1952, file photo, San Francisco Giants infielder Monte Irvin poses during spring training. Irvin, a Hall of Fame power-hitting outfielder who starred for the New York Giants in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball's exclusion of black players died Monday night, Jan. 11, 2016, of natural causes at his Houston home. He was 96. (AP Photo/File)

Discover: Three for Thursday

Ken Giles

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: Tuesday Takeaways

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  • Just Mets wonders whether it is Ben Zobrist or bust this offseason for the Amazins.
  • Here are notes and quotes from Jordan Zimmerman’s presser from Jason Beck.
  • The Designated Quitters look at the ramifications of the Zimmermann deal.
  • The new era of austerity in the Bronx takes some getting used to for Yankees UK.
  • The HÅlos Network examines the Angels’ interest in free agent Jason Heyward.
  • Not sure what to make of the Blue Jays’ pitching additions? Enter Rays Radio
  • Minoring In Baseball celebrates the return of Cameron Maybin to the Tigers.
  • What one move should your team make? Call to the Bullpen writers weigh in.
  • Matt’s Bats recently got to cover Willie Mays being honored at the White House.
  • What should baseball do with the DH? The Sports Enthusiasts have a few ideas.
  • Dodger Insider asks who would be the organization’s equivalent to Kobe Bryant.
  • This is a very interesting way to look at recent champions from Data Designed.
  • Balls and Strikes explores what it was that got Rube Marquand into the Hall.
  • The #12DaysOfTribe social media contest is back and TribeVibe has the details.
  • Better Off Red picks out the highlights from this weekend’s Redsfest in Cincy.
  • Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a Phillies fan? Phillies Insider can help.