Results tagged ‘ Larry Shenk ’

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: Tuesday Takeaways

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Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

David Wright, Tim Teufel, Wilmer Flores

David Wright returned with a bang and Just Mets is loving that chapter in the Mets’ story. (more…)

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Dodgers Astros Baseball

Richard Justice tells how the miracle that is the Astros just got a little more miraculous. (more…)

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Mike Zunnino, Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira’s hot streak continued with a game-winning home run in the eighth inning on Sunday against the Mariners, but The Cutoff Man points out the Yankees’ first baseman wasn’t the only one in pinstripes who deserves credit for the victory. (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…)

Discover: The Final Vote Campaigns Begin

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As you’re undoubtedly aware, the Esurance All-Star Game 2015 Final Vote is under way, as fans have until Friday, July 10, at 4 p.m. ET to decide the 34th and final roster spots for both leagues at this summer’s Midsummer Classic. One of our own, Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez, is on the ballot! Elsewhere, Dodger Insider is leading the charge to get reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw to Cincinnati, while Better Off Red urges fans to #VoteCueto. In the AL, Sons of ’84 wants you to vote “Yo,” and Drinking the Royals Blue Aid is counting on another big voting performance from Kansas City fans to help out Mike Moustakas. (more…)

Discover: Tape Measure Tuesday

Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson has received more All-Star votes than any other player, and Tailgate Talk wants to know whether his Blue Jays are legitimate contenders in the competitive AL East thanks to a successful June. (more…)

Discover: Weekend Warriors

Angels Rays Baseball

MLB.com’s Richard Justice pulled double duty in his Justice4U MLB Pro Blog, taking note of the Braves’ better-than-expected start to 2015 and praising Albert Pujols after the slugger moved past Mickey Mantle into sole possession of 16th place on the all-time home run list with his 537th career dinger. (more…)

Here’s some help for your Franchise Four ballots

Franchise Four - Vote NowDonald Tincher of the Shoestring Catches blog is here to help as we wind down balloting for Major League Baseball’s Franchise Four campaign. Here are the 25 franchises he has blogged about so far, and keep an eye out for more: Angels | Athletics | Astros | Blue Jays | Braves | Brewers | Cardinals | CubsIndians | Mariners | Marlins | MetsOrioles | Nationals | Phillies | PiratesRangers | Rays | Red Sox | RedsRoyals | Tigers | Twins | White Sox | Yankees (more…)