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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: Monday Around the Horn

A baseball sits on a field as Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Adam Wilk warms up during a spring training baseball workout in Port Charlotte, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Rays Radio has an update from Day 2 of Spring Training, complete with audio.
  • Jon SooHoo posted great images from Dodger camp in his Dodgers Photog Blog.
  • TribeVibe shared a photo gallery from Indians full squad workouts in Goodyear.
  • Baltimore signed Yovani Gallardo and The JailHouse calls it the steal of the offseason.
  • Britt Ghiroli provides an update on Gallardo’s timetable for reporting to camp.
  • Some big names are unsigned, and Balls and Strikes asks if their careers are over.
  • The Canuck Cubbie discusses how the Cubs are getting ready for something special.
  • Can the Marlins make the playoffs this fall? The Wayniac Nation isn’t quite sure.
  • In Wakefield We Trust has the age-old question for the Red Sox: Who’s on first?
  • Will The Even-Year Dynasty strike again? Poste de la Meta looks at the Giants.
  • The Unbiased MLB Fan put together a Q&A with the Brewers’ Scooter Gennett.
  • Mike Matheny needs to be more flexible with his lineup, argues stlcardinalsminimo.
  • Sons of ’84 runs the rule over potential impact youngsters in the NL Central.
  • Here’s an all (traded) prospects team, courtesy of MLB Pro Blog Boor on Baseball.
  • Cait Covers the Bases explains how to get Brewers single-game tickets early.
  • Will Bryce Harper be the first $400 million player? 41phillysports believes so.
  • Newberg Report looks back at one of his favorite baseball cards from childhood.
  • How do Cubs infielders stack up for fantasy value? Born on Third explores.
  • Superfan Pete put together his list of top five long-overdue Brewers bobbleheads.
  • Craving some baseball poetry? Our Game shares a sonnet from Mikhail Horowitz.
  • The Baseball Sociologist helps spread the word about The Donaldson Project.
  • Former Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey is the birthday buddy of Baseball with Matt.

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  • Ready for Truck Day? Better Off Red posted photos from load-out at the ballpark.
  • What does Truck Day mean for a clubhouse manager? Rays Radio will tell you.
  • In the Clutch can’t wait for the return of baseball, blogging about some key dates.
  • What does baseball mean to you? Jon Weisman shares thoughts at Dodger Insider.
  • How are the Progressive Field renovations coming along? TribeVibe has images.
  • Newberg Report looks at what’s happened since the Rangers last went to arbitration.
  • Why did the Braves need to rebuild? Allow Sideline Warning Sports to explain.
  • Stlcardinalsminimo asks what is the difference between tanking and rebuilding?
  • What can Mariners fans can look forward to in 2016? Teal Ball Times has 10 things.
  • Stone Cold Sports wonders what impact some key free agents will have this season.
  • Which AL East youngsters are set for breakouts? Sons of ’84 lists some candidates.
  • In Wakefield We Trust writes that the Red Sox are betting on Mookie Betts.
  • How good could Boston’s lineup be in 2019? Pretty good, says the nosebleed section.
  • Will the Royals repeat? Boor on Baseball came up with three reasons they could.
  • Nothing But Pinstripes believes the Yankees had a quiet but productive offseason.
  • Will the A’s have a position battle at first base this spring? BBST investigates.
  • The Game of Redemption examines where it went wrong for the Nationals last year.
  • Who is Jason Paré? On Cloud Conine introduces the Marlins’ new analytics director.
  • Learn more about legendary baseball lifer Connie Mack, thanks to The Winning Run.
  • What is MLB.com Fantasy 411‘s “List of 12”? Head over and find out for yourself.

Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. Free agents still available. We’ve seen some very high-profile signings so far, but there still are big names unsigned for 2016. Roman report looks at possible destinations for Ian Desmond, while I’m Not A Headline Guy… highlights some moves the Yankees might still make. In his Justice4U blog, MLB.com’s Richard Justice says this is where smart teams can do themselves a big favor with savvy shopping. If that’s not enough, Diamond Talk gazes into the crystal ball at next winter’s crop of free agents.

2. Counting down to baseball. As Phillies Insider points out, we’re just three weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to camp in Arizona and Florida. Now’s the time to start thinking about tickets, like Cardinals Red Baseball. And if ballpark food is on your brain, The Baseball Sociologist writes about a Minor League club’s call for fan food suggestions.

3. Getting historical. Hopefully you’ve been enjoying David Voigt’s excellent History of Baseball series on Official MLB Historian John Thorn’s Our Game blog. Part 8 is up now, covering the post-war and expansion eras. Carrie Muskat discusses an upcoming MLB Network documentary on legendary Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray, while Cardinals Insider introduces the new Redbird Relics artifacts for fans. For some more recent history, On Cloud Conine revisits the time the Marlins ran out of catchers in the second inning.

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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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