Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Cole Hamels

Discover: Weekend Warriors

Shawn Tolleson, Rougned Odor, Elvis Andrus

  • Newberg Report digests the news that the Rangers will play on beyond Game 162.
  • The Yankees punched their postseason ticket and The Cutoff Man has it covered.
  • Call to the Bullpen‘s podcast previews the final weekend of the regular season.
  • The NL Central is the best division in baseball according to Sports Stats on Tapp.
  • Oscar’s Thoughts MLB writes up the 93rd win of the 2015 season for the Cubs.
  • John Gibbons is giving some of his guys a rest and Blue Jays Musings approves.
  • Just Mets explains the Mets’ situation as far as NLDS home-field advantage.
  • Here are five storylines for the end of the regular season from The Kaba Report.
  • Keller’s Blog revisits preseason predictions for the postseason-bound Pirates.
  • Should we all be rooting for the Cubs this postseason as the cola recommends?
  • Bird Land says the dethroned Orioles are heading into a critical offseason.
  • Get in the mood for Oktoberfest with this photo gallery from SF Giants Photos.

Discover: Three for Thursday

Blue Jays Orioles Baseball

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,’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.

Tell us about your Three for Thursday in the comments below!

Discover: Wednesday Wonderings

Dodgers Giants Baseball

  • Looking for Dodger postseason swag? Dodger Insider has all the details for you.
  • Another Girl with a Sports Blog asks some questions following the Dodgers’ clinch.
  • How do you like Hawk Harrelson’s call in the video shared by Inside the White Sox?
  • Agree with The Canuck Cubbie that Joe Maddon deserves NL Manager of the Year?
  • Tom Singer wonders how the Pirates will deal with not winning the NL Central.
  • Do you see the postseason going the same as The Walk-Off Sports Blog does?
  • Our Game revisits a famous game from October 1951. Where does it rank for you?
  • Who are your favorites for awards season? Sconnie Sports Talk shares their picks.
  • On Cloud Conine wants to know if you’ve seen what Adeiny Hechavarría can do.
  • Can you think of a more fitting birthday tribute to a dad than The Winning Run‘s?
  • Call to the Bullpen looks at whether form heading into the postseason matters.
  • How much adversity have the Cardinals faced this season? WWLCB recaps it all.
  • Will you be tuning in to see how Bleacher Boy‘s television debut goes tonight?

Discover: Tuesday Takeaways

Rockies Dodgers Baseball

  • Cat loves the dodgers has appealed to the baseball gods to let the Dodgers clinch.
  • The Giants beat their ancient rivals on Monday and SF Giants Photos posted pics.
  • The Wayniac Nation looks at some clubs enjoying resurgences this season.
  • How much can 10 days change a division race? Around the Horn Talk explores.
  • Just Mets discusses Matt Harvey’s comments on pitching before the postseason.
  • Here are some dramatic super moon eclipse ballpark photos from The Halo Way.
  • Joe Frisaro explains what a strong finish for the Marlins can do for the club.
  • See photos and stories from the Wrigley stop on Chavez Chronicle‘s ballpark tour.
  • TribeVibe thanks #TribeTown with details on October 3 Fan Appreciation Night.
  • Think the Cubs promoted all their top prospects? Daniel Satter has news for you.
  • The Distinguished Grizzly shares an updated power rankings for the final week.

Carlos Martinez speaks to fans


On the heels of the news that his 2015 season has come to an abrupt end because of a shoulder issue, Cardinals second-year phenom Carlos Martinez took the opportunity to send a message to fans through his The Wave of Perseverance MLB Pro Blog. In the post, Martinez says he’ll be in the dugout cheering on his teammates as they look to bring the franchise a 12th World Series championship. He also talks about his charitable initiative that is looking to get gloves to underprivileged kids in his hometown in the Dominican Republic.

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Mets Reds Baseball

  • The Mets won their first division title since 2006 and We Gotta Believe! has videos.
  • Just Mets talks about how much a return to postseason baseball means to Mets fans.
  • That’s The Pitch enjoyed watching the Blue Jays celebrate the end of the longest postseason drought in North American sports, while Tigers Forever is throwing her support behind Canada’s Team this October.
  • Luis Severino continues his rise in the Yankees’ rotation, says The Cutoff Man, while Overtime examines some potential postseason opponents for the Bombers.
  • It’s the final countdown for the Astros over at youstontx.
  • Dodger Insider advises Dodger fans anxious for clinching to keep their hats on.
  • It was a fun weekend in the nation’s capital for the Phillies and Phillies Insider.
  • The Masthead recaps a recent visit to Angel Stadium for a Blue Jays-Angels game and The Halo Way has pics from Sunday’s win over the Mariners that gave the Angels a weekend sweep.
  • Flashin’ Leather saw the Tigers’ home finale as a microcosm of their entire season.
  • Carrie Muskat asked Starlin Castro about his walk-up music at Musket Ramblings.
  • TribeVibe put together a guide to the season’s final homestand at Progressive Field.

Discover: Weekend Warriors

Daniel Murphy

Discover: Three for Thursday

Prince Fielder, Elvis Andrus

1. Magic numbers shrinking. The Newberg Report might be holding out against getting caught up in magic numbers, but plenty of others are counting down to the postseason. Just Mets thinks the Amazins could benefit from a change of scenery, though their magic number keeps dropping thanks to the Orioles winning in DC. North of the border, the Blue Jays got their number into single digits with a win over the Yankees as Blue Jays Musings recaps another outstanding episode of “The StroShow.” (more…)

Paying tribute to Yogi

Yogi Berra

People around the world are mourning the passing of one of the game’s all-time greats, as Yoga Berra passed away Tuesday night at the age of 90. Here’s what some bloggers are saying about the beloved Hall of Famer: (more…)


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