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National League's Drew Pomeranz, of the San Diego Padres, throws during the fourth inning of the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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New York Mets' David Wright takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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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: Wednesday Wonderings

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  • Does Yoenis Cespedes make sense for the Braves? Big Time Atlanta Sports says yes.
  • Cespedes or Justin Upton? Sons of ’84 looks at the current debate among Tigers fans.
  • Blue Jays Musings explores whether John Gibbons is on a short leash in Toronto.
  • Who is the Angels’ ace? BBST has looked into this and still isn’t quite certain.
  • On Cloud Conine has 13 things you should know about new signing Wei-Yin Chen.
  • If Spring Training tickets are on your mind, The Baseball Sociologist is here to help.
  • Where will 2016 take Plouffe’s New Hairdo? There’s only one way to find out…
  • Guess which club topped a recent MLB ranking. Hint: Cubs Vine Line Blog is happy.
  • The Winning Run highlights why Monte Irvin was more than just a ballplayer.
  • Hoping to hang out with Indians players at Tribe Fest? TribeVibe tells how you can.
  • Better Off Red has the full details for Pete Rose’s induction into the Reds Hall of Fame.
  • Who are the Cardinals Hall of Fame nominees? Diane from WWLCB has the list.
  • Dodger Insider explains how the team is bringing back a different Joe Blanton.
  • Curious who Tampa Bay invited to Spring Training? Rays Radio shares that info.
  • Want to read Beachbound & Down‘s interview with Carrie Muskat at Cubs Con?
  • What has former Ranger Gerald Smiley been up to? Bleacher Boy interviewed him!
  • The nosebleed section predicts breakout players for all 30 clubs. Do you agree?
  • Looking for Part Two of David Voigt’s History of Baseball? Head over to Our Game.

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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)

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1. Awards Season rolls on. The Unbiased MLB Fan looks at the tough Cy Young decisions that went the way of Dallas Keuchel and Jake Arrieta. Cubs Vine Line Blog paid tribute to their ace, who became the fifth Cubs pitcher to win the award. Carrie Muskat compiled some of the reactions to the announcement, while The Bears and Their Cubs is loving the Cubs’ sweep of Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year and the Cy Young Award in the NL. Dodger Insider highlights the outstanding seasons by Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, who came up just short in the voting. In the AL, Tblaze Sports Report lays out the case for why the voters went with Keuchel.

2. Hot Stove. Sons of ’84 processes the Tigers’ trade for Francisco Rodriguez, and MLB.com beat writer Jason Beck explains how new GM Al Avila’s search for a new closer landed him K-Rod. Call to the Bullpen hopes this move works out better than the Tigers’ previous ones involving closers. A View from the Bench notes that players who parlay big stolen base numbers into big free agent deals often see a decline in those numbers. GENY Mets wonders if we’ve seen the last of Ruben Tejada in a Mets uniform, as A blog (mainly) about Dutch baseball doesn’t expect to see the Yankees spend big this winter, as they focus on homegrown talent.

3. Staffing decisions. The Dodgers reportedly are nearing a decision on their new manager, and It’s Always A Good Dre in L.A. can’t wait to see who the next skipper is. MLB.com Angels beat writer Alden Gonzalez updates the holdovers and the changes on the Angels’ coaching staff and in their front office. From the Corner of Edgar & Dave unveils a face familiar to baseball fans as the organization’s new AAA hitting coach, and Dodger Insider profiles award-winning minor league coach John Shoemaker.

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