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Discover: Weekend Warriors

Troy Tulowitzki, Wilfredo Tovar

Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

Fans soak in the sun during the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies in Scottsdale, Ariz., Thursday, March 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Discover: Weekend Warriors

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Reds Spring Baseball

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Times Square New Year's Eve Performances

Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

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  • Cardinal Red Baseball writes that Lee Smith needs some help to get into the Hall.
  • Should Steve Garvey be in Cooperstown? Dazzy Vance Chronicles analyzes it.
  • Stlcardinalsminimo has a surprising stat about the Cardinals and WAR in 2015.
  • The Mets are closing in on Alejandro De Aza and Just Mets looks at the fit.
  • Around the Horn Talk delves into The Curious Case of Jurickson Profar.
  • Indians beat writer Jordan Bastian recaps a busy Hot Stove week for the Tribe.
  • What’s next for the Yankees and Brett Gardner, The Wayniac Nation wonders.
  • BBST explains that the A’s still have faith in Jarrod Parker, even after surgeries.
  • The Pete Rose decision is a sad ending of a sorry episode, says The Winning Run.
  • Phillies Insider wishes everyone a happy holidays in seasonal verse form.
  • If you’re looking for your Reds fix, come on out to Better Off Red‘s trivia night.
  • Plouffe’s New Hairdo shares his top 10 pieces of game-used memorabilia snagged.
  • Re-live Mark McGwire’s mammoth blast off Randy Johnson with Balls and Strikes.
  • Matt’s Bats recently attended Nationals WinterFest and he shares this thoughts.

Discover: Three for Thursday

Ken Giles

1. Winter Meetings in home stretch. Day 3 of Winter Meetings saw the Phillies trade Ken Giles to Houston for prospects, and MLB.com’s Richard Justice writes in his Justice4U blog that the hard-throwing closer is exactly what the Astros need. Just Mets says the deal that saw the Mets get their second baseman in Neil Walker from the Pirates in exchange for Jon Niese makes a lot of sense for both clubs. From the Corner of Edgar & Dave welcomes new Mariner Adam Lind to Seattle, while Unlocking the Keys looks at what the Orioles organization is looking to do this winter. Indians beat writer Jordan Bastian checked in with an update from Music City and Baseball with Matt revisits a blockbuster Winter Meetings deal from the past.

2. The Rule 5 Draft. Thursday morning brought the Rule 5 Draft, and Sons of ’84 has a good primer on this important event. Britt’s Bird Watch reports on the Orioles’ selection of Joey Rickard, while Mariners Musings discusses the relief arm the Mariners added. The Royals saw three prospects taken in the draft, and Drinking the Royals Blue Aid looks at the one who got away.

3. Seasons’ greetings. Braves Give explains how the team’s staff members are helping keep holiday spirit alive in Braves Country. The Brewers and Meijer teamed up to spread cheer to underprivileged kids, and Cait Covers the Bases has a photo gallery. If you’re still looking for a great gift for the baseball fan in your life, Beck’s Blog has the low-down on TigerFest tickets going on sale and TribeVibe shares the latest specials from the Progressive Field Team Shop.

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Yasiel Puig

Think cat loves the dodgers enjoyed watching The Puig Show at Dodger Stadium? (more…)

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David Wright

Rambling TV Queen knows that she needs her favorite baseball player, David Wright, back in her life. (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…)