Results tagged ‘ Richard Justice ’
- How big was Tuesday’s win for the Indians? Major League Bastian recaps.
- TribeVibe posted a photo slideshow, if you’d like to re-live all the drama.
- Was last night a turning point for the Giants, like Gamer Babes hopes it is?
- How great are Dodgers Photog Blog‘s images from the win over the Rays?
- Did Adrian Beltre’s heroics save the Rangers’ season, asks Richard Justice.
- Cardinals Red Baseball wants to know what’s going on with Trevor Rosenthal.
- Want a translation of an Aroldis Chapman interview? Muskat Ramblings has it.
- The Cutoff Man says the Yankees’ recent surge may continue without Chapman.
- Will the Redbirds make a deal? Women Who Love Cardinals Baseball explores.
- The GOAT Sports takes a look around the AL East as the Trade Deadline looms.
- Sell or stay? That’s the question for teams right now, writes ballingwithblas.
- Casey Drottar is hoping the Indians don’t overvalue their prospects this month.
- When can a problem be a good thing? One Flew Over the Jays nest explains.
- Matt’s Bats was at the White House with the Royals, if you want his account.
- What’s it like to visit Citi Field? Unfair Weather Fan posted a ballpark review.
- Looking for starting pitching advice tonight? Enter MLB.com Fantasy 411.
- Baseball with Matt imagines who would win an All-Time Home Run Derby.
- Who will win the Cardinals Treasure Hunt announced by Cardinals Insider?
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1. Free agents still available. We’ve seen some very high-profile signings so far, but there still are big names unsigned for 2016. Roman report looks at possible destinations for Ian Desmond, while I’m Not A Headline Guy… highlights some moves the Yankees might still make. In his Justice4U blog, MLB.com’s Richard Justice says this is where smart teams can do themselves a big favor with savvy shopping. If that’s not enough, Diamond Talk gazes into the crystal ball at next winter’s crop of free agents.
2. Counting down to baseball. As Phillies Insider points out, we’re just three weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to camp in Arizona and Florida. Now’s the time to start thinking about tickets, like Cardinals Red Baseball. And if ballpark food is on your brain, The Baseball Sociologist writes about a Minor League club’s call for fan food suggestions.
3. Getting historical. Hopefully you’ve been enjoying David Voigt’s excellent History of Baseball series on Official MLB Historian John Thorn’s Our Game blog. Part 8 is up now, covering the post-war and expansion eras. Carrie Muskat discusses an upcoming MLB Network documentary on legendary Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray, while Cardinals Insider introduces the new Redbird Relics artifacts for fans. For some more recent history, On Cloud Conine revisits the time the Marlins ran out of catchers in the second inning.
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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.
- Did you know nine Indians players served in World War I? TribeVibe pays tribute.
- Justice4U explains why the Cardinals are poised to overcome their latest injury.
- Should your club sign a big-name free agent? A View from the Bench says maybe not.
- What are the risks of signing Zack Greinke? Read the Opinions of Stephen Ruderman.
- Stlcardinalsminimo writes that big long-term deals often end up costing teams.
- “Is it really just a week into the offseason?” asks Confessions of a Mariners Fan.
- The Unbiased MLB Fan has the list of Gold Glove finalists and winners. Agree?
- Andrelton Simmons didn’t get another Gold Glove, disappointing The Wayniac Nation.
- Who’s next into the Hall? Sons of ’84 and The Sports Buster make their picks.
- Did the Mariners win the first major trade of the offseason, as BBST believes?
- The Rainout Blog looks at whether Dusty Baker can make it reign in Washington.
- Will Jurickson Profar still be a Ranger on Opening Day? Newberg Report explores.
- It’s going to be an interesting winter for the Reds, writes The Baseball Haven.
- Want to smile? Read Beyond the Ballpark on Giancarlo Stanton’s work with kids.
- If you’re looking for All-Fan Giveaways at Miller Park, The Brewer Nation has a list.
- MLB.com Fantasy 411 did an early 2016 mock draft if you want to start your prep.
- Dodger Insider highlights how the team has been looking to foster innovation.
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1. Blue Jays, Cardinals clinch division titles. Toronto is celebrating as the Jays were crowned AL East champions on Wednesday night, leaving Blue Jays Musings enjoying the achievement and Matthew Walthert feeling the love. In the NL Central, the Cardinals delighted stlcardinalsminimo by mathematically eliminating the Pirates to pop the corks. Speaking of the Redbirds, MLB.com’s Richard Justice has some high praise for the team with the best record in baseball in his Justice4U MLB Pro Blog.
2. Tight AL Wild Card race. The Halo Way posted photos of an eventful night at Angel Stadium that saw the Angels blast five homers, but still drop an important game to the A’s that leaves them on the outside looking in on the AL Wild Card race. The Yankees could’ve sewn up a postseason spot, but fell to the rival Red Sox in extra innings, leaving The Cutoff Man to lament an opportunity squandered. Chipalatta is relegated to scoreboard watching on on off day for the Astros, who currently are in the lead for the second and final AL Wild Card.
3. Teams prepping after clinching. We Gotta Believe! took a guess at the Mets’ NLDS roster, while Just Mets checks in on Jon Niese’s status for the postseason. On the other coast, cat loves the dodgers speculates as to Don Mattingly’s roster to face the Mets in next week’s Division Series and Dodger Insider writes that the team is taking measure of its pitching.
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