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Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. All-Star Break. As cat loves the dodgers and The Baseball Sociologist reflect on the break in the action, Friar Wire looks back at an All-Star Week to remember in San Diego. The Winning Run attended a Minor League All-Star Game and says the future is coming, while Now On Deck believes that future is in good hands after watching the All-Star Futures Game. Baseball with Matt suggests some other potential award names, while conversely General Post looks at the player on each MLB team with the lowest WAR so far. Looking back on the first half, From the Corner of Edgar & Dave delivers a mid-season report on the Mariners, subwaybaseball.com revisits predictions for the Yankees and Candido Sports shares AL takeaways.

2. Second Half. Dodger Drei is ready for what comes next, while sportsthrills examines the best baseball storylines after the All-Star Break and The Hudsucker identifies five things to watch for in the months to come. Sports Fellas previews the second half in the AL Central, where the Indians opened up a lead on the rest of the pack the past month. Mcventuresblog makes some predictions for how things will play out in the American League, and Deep in the well makes picks for division winners and Wild Card teams.

3. Trade Deadline. Look for some wild rumors and major deals in the coming weeks, as contenders look to improve. Head & Heart Sports put together some trades that need to happen between now and August 1. The Game of Redemption asks whether the Tigers will go all in.

…and a happy second blog anniversary to Cardinal Red Baseball!

What’s in your Three for Thursday? Let us know in the comments!

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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  • Southside Cub thinks Tuesday night’s game in Cincinnati was a weird one. Agree?
  • Were you as amazed at Joe Maddon’s managing last night as The Canuck Cubbie?
  • How wild was Jose Urías Tuesday night? Dodger Insider puts it in perspective.
  • What extraordinary thing did the Marlins’ infield do? On Cloud Conine explains.
  • Curly W Live profiles Lucas Giolito, if you want to learn more about the rookie.
  • How many trends did last night’s Phillies victory end? Phillies Insider explores.
  • Jamey Newberg isn’t writing in his Newberg Report blog today — or is he?
  • Fan Interference asks if the Red Sox slump is going to cost John Farrell his job.
  • Want to see photos from the fifth Red Sox homestand, thanks to Fenway Frames?
  • Project Left Bench wonders whether anyone can turn around the Pirates.
  • Who is baseball’s top player to build around. Check Down Sports has an idea…
  • MLB Reports looks at where the Cardinals would be without Matt Carpenter.
  • What does the current Padres homestand hold in store? Friar Wire has details.
  • OSports Blog wants to know what has happened to the Astros’ staff ace.
  • Looking for fantasy pitching advice today? MLB.com Fantasy 411 is here to help.
  • At the Buzzer shares a recommended All-Star Ballot. Have you voted?

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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: Monday Around the Horn

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Discover: Three for Thursday

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1. Opening Day. With the first pitch of the 2016 regular season just days away, The Wayniac Nation barely can contain his excitement. TribeVibe posted a photo gallery of the preparations at Progressive Field, and in a sure sign of baseball season, Roof Report is back advising on the roof status at Minute Maid Park. The Baseball Sociologist‘s countdown to the Orioles’ opener on Monday is down to four, as THE BLOG projects what John Farrell’s lineup card will look like on Monday and The Jailhouse puts forward four names to watch for on Opening Day. Meanwhile, mascots are converging on New York City for a morning show segment, and Cait Covers the Bases has the details.

2. Breaking camp. Teams are heading home after wrapping up Cactus and Grapefruit League action, with some final exhibition matches taking place at Major League ballparks and in some interesting other locales. Phillies Insider puts a bow on the team’s time in Clearwater, while Gamer Babes from Half Moon Bay is pumped to see the boys back in SF. Friar Wire has one final address from Padres manager Andy Green in Peoria, and Rays Radio and Major League Bastian cover the latest roster moves as teams look to trim down to 25.

3. Crystal ball time. This is the time for weighing in with prognostications. The Sports Analytics and Business Group at IU runs through their picks in the American League, as Unedukated Opinions focuses on the extremely competitive AL Central. Stlcardinalsminimo looks at the various projections for the Cardinals in 2016, and Second City Sports Report lists five reasons why the Cubs will win the World Series — and five reasons they won’t.

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Discover: Weekend Warriors

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Discover: Weekend Warriors

Miami Marlins' fan Joey Silverstein, stands with the team during the national anthem, before an exhibition spring training baseball game against the New York Mets, Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

  • Certain Marlins really are feeling March Madness, as On Cloud Conine explains.
  • Friar Wire has Andy Green’s comments on brackets and kids in the clubhouse.
  • The Adam LaRoche situation is rife with confusion, writes Beyond the X’s and O’s.
  • The Canuck Cubbie says that as a father, he understands LaRoche’s position.
  • Spring Training rolls on, as do cat loves the dodgers‘s adventures in Glendale.
  • 45 Miles From Fenway has a St. Patrick’s Day-themed update from Red Sox camp.
  • Here’s a profile on “The Stone Buddha,” Seung Hwan Oh, from Cardinals Insider.
  • Cardinal Red Baseball discusses Matt Holliday’s transition over to first base.
  • Kendall Graveman is poised for a breakout season in Oakland, predicts BBST.
  • David Neill spotlights three Major Leaguers who also starred in Little League.
  • The Dodgers once wore green for an entire season. Dodger Insider explains.
  • The Cutoff Man provides details on Yankees Baseball Camps this summer.

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

New York Mets pitchers, from right to left, Zach Wheeler, Steven Matz, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Bartolo Colon pose for photographers on photo day before a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

  • The Metssiah loved seeing the Mets break out the big guns in the starting rotation.
  • The Indians hit a pair of long homers on Sunday and TribeVibe posted photos.
  • Gamer Babes saw the Giants’ distinctive style on display in their Sunday victory.
  • Get the very latest on the infield candidates this spring from Dodger Insider.
  • Twins Pics snapped some great images of the Twins and Orioles from Sarasota.
  • Kyle Hendricks dazzled Sunday, and The Canuck Cubbie discusses “The Professor.”
  • Padres manager Andy Green discussed his pitching staff and Friar Wire has quotes.
  • Dodger Drei‘s journey to Dodger Stadium continues, as he talks Goose Gossage.
  • Which teams improved the most this winter? CassidySportsMyTake names three.
  • Subwaybaseball.com examines the re-tooling project under way in the Bronx.
  • Some timely hits really would help the Yankees, argues I’m Not a Headline Guy…
  • Daniel Satter Sport Talk picks out players to look out for the NL East this season.
  • Get to know new Rays acquisition Chase Whitley, thanks to Rays Radio‘s profile.
  • The Baseball Collector recounts a memorable Game 5 of the 2015 World Series.
  • Brewers players are bonding over chess, as Cait Covers the Bases explains.
  • Breslanta breaks down the recently announced dimensions of SunTrust Park.

Discover: Weekend Warriors

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