Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

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  • Just Mets wonders whether it is Ben Zobrist or bust this offseason for the Amazins.
  • Here are notes and quotes from Jordan Zimmerman’s presser from Jason Beck.
  • The Designated Quitters look at the ramifications of the Zimmermann deal.
  • The new era of austerity in the Bronx takes some getting used to for Yankees UK.
  • The HÅlos Network examines the Angels’ interest in free agent Jason Heyward.
  • Not sure what to make of the Blue Jays’ pitching additions? Enter Rays Radio
  • Minoring In Baseball celebrates the return of Cameron Maybin to the Tigers.
  • What one move should your team make? Call to the Bullpen writers weigh in.
  • Matt’s Bats recently got to cover Willie Mays being honored at the White House.
  • What should baseball do with the DH? The Sports Enthusiasts have a few ideas.
  • Dodger Insider asks who would be the organization’s equivalent to Kobe Bryant.
  • This is a very interesting way to look at recent champions from Data Designed.
  • Balls and Strikes explores what it was that got Rube Marquand into the Hall.
  • The #12DaysOfTribe social media contest is back and TribeVibe has the details.
  • Better Off Red picks out the highlights from this weekend’s Redsfest in Cincy.
  • Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a Phillies fan? Phillies Insider can help.

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

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  • Dodger Drei reacts to reports that Dave Roberts will be the next Dodger manager.
  • Tracy Ringolsby talks Manager of the Year longevity in his Write ’em Cowboy blog.
  • Mike Trout deserved another AL MVP award this season, according to fanbase1.
  • Giants Fan Carm is enjoying watching her team rack up the awards this month.
  • Boston will need to find a new king when David Ortiz retires, says The Winning Run.
  • Tom Singer calls Tony La Russa’s ARF conclave “engrossing, inspiring and amazing.”
  • Read up on the Dodgers’ rivalry with the Reds in the 1970s thanks to Dodgers History.
  • Muskat Ramblings posted a photo of Anthony Rizzo doing some holiday shopping.
  • Cat loves the dodgers put together an offseason wish list of her own for her team.
  • The Indians served Thanksgiving dinner at Progressive Field and TribeVibe was there.
  • Steel city ballhawk recapped an eventful Wild Card Game last month in Pittsburgh.
  • Sometimes you have to build your own doubleheader, as Cook & Sons explains.

Discover: Weekend Warriors


Discover: Three for Thursday


1. Awards Season rolls on. The Unbiased MLB Fan looks at the tough Cy Young decisions that went the way of Dallas Keuchel and Jake Arrieta. Cubs Vine Line Blog paid tribute to their ace, who became the fifth Cubs pitcher to win the award. Carrie Muskat compiled some of the reactions to the announcement, while The Bears and Their Cubs is loving the Cubs’ sweep of Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year and the Cy Young Award in the NL. Dodger Insider highlights the outstanding seasons by Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, who came up just short in the voting. In the AL, Tblaze Sports Report lays out the case for why the voters went with Keuchel.

2. Hot Stove. Sons of ’84 processes the Tigers’ trade for Francisco Rodriguez, and beat writer Jason Beck explains how new GM Al Avila’s search for a new closer landed him K-Rod. Call to the Bullpen hopes this move works out better than the Tigers’ previous ones involving closers. A View from the Bench notes that players who parlay big stolen base numbers into big free agent deals often see a decline in those numbers. GENY Mets wonders if we’ve seen the last of Ruben Tejada in a Mets uniform, as A blog (mainly) about Dutch baseball doesn’t expect to see the Yankees spend big this winter, as they focus on homegrown talent.

3. Staffing decisions. The Dodgers reportedly are nearing a decision on their new manager, and It’s Always A Good Dre in L.A. can’t wait to see who the next skipper is. Angels beat writer Alden Gonzalez updates the holdovers and the changes on the Angels’ coaching staff and in their front office. From the Corner of Edgar & Dave unveils a face familiar to baseball fans as the organization’s new AAA hitting coach, and Dodger Insider profiles award-winning minor league coach John Shoemaker.

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Crawford blogs about new contract, NYC trip

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It’s been quite a November already for Brandon Crawford. He and his wife hit the Big Apple for the Heart & Hustle Award dinner, then he received his first Rawlings Gold Glove. While all this was going on, the Giants and their shortstop finalized a new six-year deal. Read what Crawford has to say about it all in the most recent post to the MLB Pro Blog he shares with teammate Brandon Belt, Brandon and Brandon.

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