Results tagged ‘ predictions ’

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager watches his three-run home run, along with Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke, center, and catcher Welington Castillo during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Discover: Weekend Warriors

Matt Moore, Corey Seager

Discover: Weekend Warriors

National League's Drew Pomeranz, of the San Diego Padres, throws during the fourth inning of the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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!

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Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

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Discover: Opening Day

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Discover: Weekend Warriors

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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: Wednesday Wonderings

New York Mets' David Wright takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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)