Results tagged ‘ Pirates ’

Discover: Weekend Warriors

Stephen Piscotty, Kolten Wong, Jedd Gyorko

Discover: All-Star Takeaways

Giancarlo Stanton

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Javier Baez

  • 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: Weekend Warriors

Jung Ho Kang, Joe Panik

  • Gamer Babes loved seeming the Joe Panik spearhead a comeback for the sweep.
  • The Giants don’t seem to be too affected by injuries, notes Giants Fan Carm.
  • Drei revisits the crazy ending to Wednesday night’s game at Dodger Stadium.
  • The Yankees rode the long ball to a win, and The Cutoff Man recaps a walk-off.
  • The Halo Way posted a gallery of images from Tim Lincecum’s second start.
  • James Shields impressed, despite a late White Sox loss, writes Cricket Fox.
  • The Canuck Cubbie wonders whether the Cubs are slumping after losing again.
  • An unexpected sweep at Wrigley Field has stlcardinalsminimo feeling positive.
  • Twins Pics has behind-the-scenes photos of first-round draft pick Alex Kirilloff.
  • How the Rangers juggle an overcrowded infield? Newberg Report examines.
  • Some millennials says that Chris Archer is broken and asks if he can be fixed.
  • Is the answer for the Mets a familiar face, like NY Sports Talk believes it is?
  • Author Dennis Corcoran‘s new blog revisits a key speech by Ted Williams.
  • The Indians were the first MLB team to wear uniform numbers, notes TribeVibe.
  • Dazzy Vance Chronicles writes about when the Padres nearly left San Diego.
  • “The Infield” was born 43 years ago yesterday, as Dodger Insider explains.
  • MLB.com Fantasy 411 runs through Pitch or Ditch for Friday night’s games.
  • Please bring toiletries to Miller Park this weekend, asks Cait Covers the Bases.

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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: 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: Three for Thursday

New York Mets' David Wright signs autographs during a spring training baseball workout Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

1. Gazing into the crystal ball. Subwaybaseball.com wonders whether we’ll see the Mets back in the Fall Classic, while stlcardinalsminimo says Cardinals fans should be focused on the Pirates more than the Cubs this season. Same Page Team looks at how the Blue Jays’ roster will come together in Spring Training, and theRIPOFF makes some award predictions.

2. Fresh faces in camp. Kyle McPherson is one of the pitchers in the Rays’ camp looking to come back from Tommy John surgery, and Rays Radio profiles the 28-year old. The Unbiased MLB Fan posted a Q&A with top Brewers prospect Josh Hader, and The Loyal Bostonian looks at the upside of Yoan Moncada.

3. Veterans gearing up for another campaign. Inside the White Sox has glowing comments from Chris Sale on the tone of White Sox Spring Training. Eric Young, Jr. is trying to make the Brewers’ roster as a non-roster invitee, and Cait Covers the Bases checks in with him. BBST says it’s a make-or-break season for Billy Butler with the A’s, while DanteOnDeck asks whether the Price is right in Boston.

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

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Discover: Weekend Warriors

Giancarlo Stanton

Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

Justin Upton