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Discover: Three for Thursday

Ichiro Suzuki

1. Ichiro’s 4,257th. Bullpen, Baseball & Sock Talk posted videos of the historic hits in San Diego yesterday, while The Unbiased MLB Fan wrote about the achievement and On Cloud Conine highlighted an Ichiro doppelgänger. Bleacher Boy asks the question: Who is the real “hit king”? The Wayniac Nation discussed the debate and The Miller Sport Update says it’s still Pete Rose.

2. Playoff previews? Wednesday saw potential October matchups in both leagues. The Metssiah was overjoyed at the Mets’ offense breaking out in a rout of the Pirates, as Bitty’s Gumband argues it’s time for Pirates starters to step up. Despite the walk-off victory by the Nationals, The Canuck Cubbie still enjoyed Wednesday’s extra-inning affair in the nation’s capital as two of the NL favorites locked horns. Following a tough defeat in an AL Central showdown with the Royals, Cleveland Sports Perspective wonders whether Terry Francona is loyal or stubborn. Steven Wright pitched the Red Sox into a first-place tie, and The Loyal Bostonian says it’s not too late to hop on the knuckleballer’s bandwagon. Baltimore Sports Today‘s latest podcast looks at the Orioles’ bullpen highs and rotation lows.

3. Vote! Overtime takes a stab at predicting the American League All-Star Game starters, as Daily Law Sports checks in where Red Sox players stand in the fan voting. Cait Covers the Bases and Dodger Insider posted updates on a couple of their players cracking the Top 5 at their positions, while Redleg Nation stumps for a couple of Reds. If you haven’t already voted, you have until June 30th, so submit your ballot and blog about it!

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Discover: Monday Around the Horn

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford throws over Los Angeles Dodgers' Howie Kendrick (47) to complete a double play in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 12, 2016, in San Francisco. Dodgers' A.J. Ellis was out at first base on the play. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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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: 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)

Discover: Weekend Warriors

Dexter Fowler

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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: Monday Around the Horn

Times Square New Year's Eve Performances

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

hample-tv

Veteran MLB.com/blogger Zack Hample caught Mike Trout’s first career Major League home run and Barry Bonds’ 724th career home run, and now he snagged Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th career hit when the Yankee slugger homered in his first at-bat on Friday night. In his blog, The Baseball Collector, Hample talked his eventful evening that saw him trending on Twitter and in high demand for interviews. (more…)