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Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Ichiro Suzuki

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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!

What’s in your Three for Thursday? Tell us about it in the comments!

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Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist, left, and David Ross douse Albert Almora Jr. after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Washington. The Cubs won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Have you seen the video of Albert Almora Jr’s big hit? Born on Third has it.
  • The Canuck Cubbie says the Cubs are proving the kids are all right. Agree?
  • How great has Ichiro been? Today’s Sports Update takes a look at his career.
  • Above The Mendoza wants to see the Mets offense score without the home run.
  • Are you excited about the Pirates’ Jameson Taillon like The Wayniac Nation is?
  • Rays Radio has postgame audio if you want to hear what Kevin Cash had to say.
  • Looking for great images from Tuesday’s game? Head to Dodgers Photog Blog.
  • Gamer Babes asks whether anyone was breathing when the Giants won a thriller.
  • How did the Brewers fare in last week’s MLB Draft? The Brewer Nation recaps.
  • Around the Horn Talk takes a closer look at the suddenly resurgent Cardinals.
  • How are the Orioles doing it? With smart buys, says The Game of Redemption.
  • Bleacher Boy marvels at the emergence of Jonathan Villar for the Brewers.
  • Is the Yankees’ short-term answer at first base in AAA? Elizabeth Seryak thinks so.
  • CL TAKES explores just how unlikely Mookie Betts’ recent power surge was.
  • Is this James Paxton’s last chance, as BBST believes it very well could be?
  • Overtime projected the NL All-Star Game starters. Have you been voting?
  • Want to hear Bill DeWitt III on artifact collecting? Cardinals Insider has video.
  • Thrivenationblog examines whether Trevor Hoffman belongs in the Hall.
  • Who were the best-hitting pitchers of all time? Baseball with Matt lists five.
  • Need a laugh today? Better Off Red is here to help with “Funny Pages.”

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Discover: Three for Thursday

Prince Fielder, Elvis Andrus

1. Magic numbers shrinking. The Newberg Report might be holding out against getting caught up in magic numbers, but plenty of others are counting down to the postseason. Just Mets thinks the Amazins could benefit from a change of scenery, though their magic number keeps dropping thanks to the Orioles winning in DC. North of the border, the Blue Jays got their number into single digits with a win over the Yankees as Blue Jays Musings recaps another outstanding episode of “The StroShow.” (more…)

Discover: Tuesday Roundup

Players work out at Citi Field before the start of the MLB All-Star Futures baseball game between the U.S. Team and World Team on  Sunday, July 14, 2013, in New York. The New York Mets

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For the college senior behind Seeing Ballparks Around the U.S.A., utopia is getting lost at a baseball game. Recently he had the chance to take in a Mets game at Citi Field, and he wrote about the experience in his blog. (more…)