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Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

Bartolo Colon

  • The Mets rolled to a big victory in DC and The Metssiah couldn’t be happier.
  • The Baseball Sociologist shares news of a great Bartolo Colon “double bobble.”
  • Clayton Kershaw led the Dodgers to a win and Dodgers Photog Blog has photos.
  • The Canuck Cubbie wonders whether the Cubs have gone into hibernation.
  • Mondays have not been kind to the Phils this season, as Phillies Insider notes.
  • Above the Mendoza looks at what Lucas Duda’s injury means for the Mets.
  • The Mets also are faced with a decision on David Wright, writes The Sport Mouth.
  • Fan Interference examines the possibility of the Red Sox trading for Sonny Gray.
  • Here’s a tribute to Jim Ray Hart from Chris Haft in his Haft-Baked Ideas blog.
  • Major League Bastian chronicles the Indians franchise’s march to 18,000 games.
  • Here are seven takeaways from Week 7 of the 2016 regular season from BBST.
  • Our Game looks at the players who homered in their final Major League at bat.
  • Get to know Dean Kiekhefer with an “Ask a Cardinal” feature at Cardinals Insider.
  • Braves Give highlights Kelly Johnson’s work with youngsters battling cancer.
  • Homestand Blog previews the June edition of Yankees Magazine, on sale June 6.

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.

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Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Seattle Mariners' Dae Ho Lee, from Korea, signs autographs for fans before a spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale, Ariz., Monday, March 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista stretches his arms as he walks up the field in the first official spring training baseball workout in Dunedin, Fla., Monday Feb. 22, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Discover: Three for Thursday

Joe Maddon

1. Winter fan events. This is the time of year when clubs are holding events for their fans to interact with members of the organization. The Cardinals’ recent Winter Warm-Up event attracted huge numbers, while their traveling Cardinals Caravan takes the show on the road. Braves Give will be at the upcoming Braves Fan Fest, while Cait Covers the Bases has the list of Brewers On Deck attendees.

2. Hot Stove still burning. Rays Radio has christened this The Year of the Opt Out after opt-out clauses made their way into a number of high-profile contracts. Some big names remaining unsigned far into the winter, and The Baseball Haven argues that this is the work of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Tigers Forever says days like Wednesday are the kind sports fans live for, while Beck’s Blog highlights Torii Hunter’s influence on the Tigers signing Justin Upton.

3. Fantasy camping. With fans donning the uniforms of their favorite teams at fantasy camps in warmer climates, Dodger Insider profiles a fantasy camp veteran’s rebirth at Camelback Ranch. Every picture tells a story, so here are a number of stories from Cleveland Indians Fantasy Camp.

Plus a bonus one: Happy fifth anniversary to The Unbiased MLB Fan!

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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.

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Discover: Weekend Warriors

Jeurys Familia

  • Just Mets posted a photo gallery of the Mets celebrating advancing to the NLCS.
  • Game 5 will be a night Mets fans never will forget, according to Let’s Blog Mets.
  • Dodger Insider says it hurts for the Dodgers, especially for the guys on the field.
  • Carrie Muskat writes that the Cubs’ regular season sweep of the Mets doesn’t matter.
  • The NLCS features two of the NL’s top second-half teams, according to Oscar.
  • Sports Stats ‘on Tapp’ looks at the last time each franchise made an LCS appearance.
  • That wild seventh inning in Toronto still has Dispatches from Obscurity buzzing.
  • Another Girl with a Sports Blog asks why winning teams aren’t allowed to have fun.
  • Jose Bautista and his bat flip are great for baseball, argues Tyler G. Schuster.
  • Cardinals Insider has 10 reasons to register for the team’s Calendar Fall Fundraiser.
  • Re-live the Twins’ 2015 season with this Year in Review feature from Twins Pics.
  • TribeVibe kicks off a month-long feature of postseason profiles on Indians players.
  • The Braves are doing their part to strike out bullying, as Braves Give explains.
  • Our Game published Part Four of the “Tragedies and Shortened Careers” series.
  • The Brewers’ pumpkin-carving contest is back, reports Cait Covers the Bases.
  • Stlcardinalsminimo asks what the Cardinals should do with Jason Heyward.