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Discover: Weekend Warriors

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Los Angeles, Thursday, May 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Dodger Insider is running out of superlatives to describe Clayton Kershaw.
  • See photos of the game over at Jon SooHoo’s excellent Dodgers Photog Blog.
  • Sometimes dreams really do come true, cat loves the dodgers is happy to report.
  • BBST declares that strikeouts are sexy and record breaker Max Scherzer knows it.
  • There have been some recurring themes for the Giants, writes Gamer Babes.
  • The Cutoff Man explains how tack-on runs kept Aroldis Chapman in the bullpen.
  • The Cardinals swept the Angels and Cardinal Girl celebrated it with a haiku.
  • Joe Girardi isn’t to blame for the Yankees’ slow start, argues subwaybaseball.com.
  • Phillies Insider is happy the Phillies are home — and won by more than one run!
  • Who is the most underappreciated MLB player? The Unbiased MLB Fan explores.
  • TribeVibe posted a photo gallery of Indians players and staff renovating a field.
  • Ron Kittle tried his hand at cricket yesterday and Inside the White Sox has photos.
  • Take Time For Paradise shared a great image of a young fan at the Hall of Fame.

Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. The Todd Frazier trade. The All-Star third baseman — and reigning Home Run Derby champion — was traded to the White Sox on Wednesday in a three-team deal, and Call to the Bullpen has three takeaways from the move. The Baseball Stat Guy writes that Christmas has come early to the South Side of Chicago, while Dodger Insider points out the commitment the team has made to Justin Turner by opting for prospects over Frazier. As for Cincinnati, Queen City Beer League sees this as the first offseason domino to fall in the Reds’ rebuild.

2. Looking ahead. Coastal Grooves isn’t alone in missing baseball this time of year, but there’s plenty of Hot Stove action to keep us warm over the winter. One Flew Over the Jays nest is awaiting a big offseason move from the AL East champions and dumpthedh questions some of the things Mets fans are saying about Yoenis Cespedes. The Jake McDonnell Sports Blog projects the Orioles’ lineup and rotation would look like if the season started today, while Just Mets looks at who are the favorites to win the 2016 World Series.

3. Holiday season. We’re a week out from Christmas, and if you’re still looking for a gift for a Brewers fan, Cait Covers the Bases has details on a big sale this Sunday at the Brewers Team Store at Miller Park. The Halo Way has photos and video from the 2015 Angels Baseball Foundation Children’s Holiday Party. As we prepare to turn the calendar to 2016, It’s Always A Good Dre in L.A. sends out season’s greetings and looks back at The Ravine Life in 2015.

What’s in your Three for Thursday? Tell us with a comment below!

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Jon Lester, Joe Maddon

Think The Canuck Cubbie was impressed with the show Jon Lester put on Tuesday night? (more…)

Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

David Wright, Tim Teufel, Wilmer Flores

David Wright returned with a bang and Just Mets is loving that chapter in the Mets’ story. (more…)

Discover: Deadline Day Friday

David Price

David Price’s trade to Toronto was huge news. Definitely Not JaysTalk is ecstatic to finally have the left-hander pitching north of the border, while Jason Beck looks back at Price’s time in Detroit. (more…)

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Jonathan Papelbon

Do you agree with Richard the Third that the Jonathan Papelbon deal makes sense for both teams? (more…)

Discover: All-Star Tuesday

Home Run Derby Baseball

As Mid-South Sports Blog points out, the new format for the Gillette Home Run Derby proved quite a hit. The Miller Sport Update honored the victorious “Toddfather,” and Better Off Red posted a number of great videos from the Derby. Dodger Insider was impressed by rookie runner-up Joc Pederson, while Sam’s Sports Blog highlighted Albert Pujols for providing the most touching moment of the evening. (more…)

Martinez visits local youth league

10257428_975662842486625_5493934585763128425_nThursday was Carlos Martinez Day in Fairmont City, Illinois, as the Cardinals starter stopped by Granby Park to meet youngsters and work with them on baseball skills. The player nicknamed “Tsunami” wrote about the experience in his new MLB Pro Blog, The Wave of Perseverance — complete with photos and video of the event. He also explained why this type of work is so important to him, given his upbringing. Take a look, leave Carlos a comment, and make sure you’re Following his blog so you get notifications of new posts via email!