Wednesday, February 10, 2016

JAL’s Chance It Morning Links





 

Chance It  Miles Davis

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2016 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


5 ESPN

MLB calendar and key dates


BLOGS and such

6 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates: Left Field


     
7 Viva El Birdos

Should the Cardinals pursue David Freese?


8 Green Weenie

2/9: Satchel, Oscar HoF Day; HBD Harry, Buddy; Leyland DD Honoree; Preacher's Fight

 


9 Pittsburgh Sporting News

Pirates mailbag part 2: Hot take – Pirates are still really good


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

2016 Cubs Spring Training Countdown: 10 Days


11 Billings Gazette

West graduate Hinsz continues baseball journey with Pirates
          

12 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pirates add spring training game vs. Braves; promo schedule</b>


13 Fake Teams

Neil Walker’s Unconventional Path to Mini-Stardom


14 ESPN

The best players on really terrible teams


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Hochman: Who will lead the Cardinals in home runs?


16 USA Today

All 30 MLB teams' offenses, ranked


17 SB Nation   

The rules on takeout slides are finally going to change


18 CBS Sports

College baseball preview: Preseason rankings, prospects, what to watch


19 Fangraphs

Yovani Gallardo’s Obvious Fit, and Even More Obvious Fit


20 Sports on Earth

SOMEHOW, PUJOLS IS STILL UNDERVALUED


21 Fox Sports

5 players whose transitions to new positions this spring will be vital


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

JAL’s Chance Morning Links






Chance  Big Country

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES


1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2016 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet



4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


5 ESPN

MLB calendar and key dates


BLOGS and such


6 Washington Post


Why the Cubs will win the NL Central in 2016


     
7 Viva El Birdos

Major League Baseball's best Super Bowl tweets - A Hunt and Peck


8 Green Weenie

2/8: Frankie Signs; Josh & Buck Enter the Hall; HBD Cookie & Monty; The King


 


9 Baseball Essential

Spring Training Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

2016 Cubs Spring Training Countdown: 11 Days


11 MLB

Finding a common thread among MLB's best teams
          

12 Innings Eaters

Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Built with Versatility</b>


13 Today’s Knuckleball

Low-Cost Options Still Available to Bolster Pirates’ Bench


14 My News LA

Former major league pitcher to receive honorary doctorate


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Goold: Cuba's Gourriel brothers will attempt leap to majors


16 USA Today

Delmon Young accused of choking, threatening to kill a valet


17 SB Nation   

It's not just the Dodgers and Yankees who will be interested in Bryce Harper


18 CBS Sports

Can Tyler Clippard bounce back from a terrible 2015 finish?


19 Fangraphs

The End of the Terrible Number-Two Hitter


20 Sports on Earth

HALL OF FAME'S ANTI-RECENCY BIAS


21 Fox Sports

Report: Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays agree to 2-year, $29 million deal


22 ESPN

Sources: MLB, union closer to rule change for slides into second base


23 National Pastime Museum

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Monday, February 8, 2016

JAL’s Take a Chance on Me Morning Links

 

Take a Chance on Me ABBA

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2016 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


5 ESPN

MLB calendar and key dates


BLOGS and such

6 Rumbunter


So… What About El Toro?

     
7 Viva El Birdos

The Cardinals don't need the Rams


8 Green Weenie

2/7: HBD Joe, Adrian & Humberto

 


9 Bradenton Herald

Downtown Bradenton gives baseball fans more to cheer about


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

2016 Cubs Spring Training Countdown: 12 Days


11 ESPN

Five free agents worth the gamble
          

12 Yahoo Sports

Dusty Baker's baseball journey chronicled on MLB Network Presents </b>


13 Indiana Gazette

JOHN STEIGERWALD: MLB is not more fair than the NFL


14 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Super Bowl not so super to some


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

All-Time Coolest Cardinals' Names: An A to Z Guide


16 USA Today

Pete Rose stars in Super Bowl ad for sports betting app


17 SB Nation   

Are the Yankees setting themselves up for a run at Bryce Harper?


18 CBS Sports

The complicated issue of team chemistry in baseball


19 Fangraphs

Cooperstown Confidential: The 65th Anniversary of Topps Cards


20 Sports on Earth

TANKS FOR NOTHING? LOSING TO WIN


21 Fox Sports

Welcome back, baseball! 10 biggest storylines as we await spring training


Sunday, February 7, 2016

Super Bowl 50: Panthers vs. Broncos

Game: Carolina Panthers (17-1) vs. Denver Broncos (14-4)

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Levi's Stadium - Santa Clara, California
Game-Time Weather: Sunny - 73 
TV/Radio: CBS/Westwood One Radio


Some Asylum predictions from the last page:

G4: Panthers 28-20
Lee Foo Young: Carolina 31-13
Macchamp74: Denver in upset
stlsledge: Carolina 30-22
Bucco Fan For Life: Carolina 34-23
drew71: Alabama by 14, Roll Tide
Ermine: Carolina 41-10
Skip18: Carolina 29-14
Andrew: 89 Wins, 141 HR's, 1256 Ks

Feel free to talk about football here. If you would prefer baseball, JAL's Morning Links are still up and can be found here.

JAL’s I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You Morning Links








I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You  Nat King Cole Trio  Helen Forrest vocal

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES


1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2016 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet



4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


5 ESPN

MLB calendar and key dates


BLOGS and such


6 MLB


12 Days to Spring Training: Prepare for the return of the human rally machine, Jung Ho Kang

     
7 Viva El Birdos

Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #6(a) Aledmys Diaz


8 Green Weenie

2/6: HBD Glenn, Dale, Smoky, Richie & Pedro; Ralph Passes Away; Dappers Andrew & Clint; Comeback Kid Inked


 


9 The Sunbury Daily Item

Three words bring new hope


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

2016 Cubs Spring Training Countdown: 13 Days


11 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Pirates' Gene Baker quietly crossed baseball's color lines
          

12 Today’s Knuckleball

Neil Walker and platooning with the Mets </b>


13 Fosters Daily Democrat

Warning Track: Snow or not, time to start thinking baseball


14 Indiana Gazette

BASEBALL: Ryan spreads his wealth of knowledge


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

BEST PODCAST IN BASEBALL SPECIAL: TALKING CARDINALS AT KIRKWOOD HIGH


16 USA Today

Organizational report: Cole Hamels gives Rangers playoff look


17 SB Nation   

What's better, the Super Bowl or the World Series?


18 CBS Sports

This over-the-top Cam Newton discussion is familiar to MLB fans


19 Fangraphs

A Quick Thought on the 2016 #1 Pick


20 Sports on Earth

LEICESTER CITY IS AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE


21 Fox Sports

Yasiel Puig ready to embrace fresh start with Dodgers, 'get along with my teammates'


Saturday, February 6, 2016

JAL’s 3 Blocks From Groove St. Morning Links


 

3 Blocks From Groove St. Yo La Tengo

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2016 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


5 ESPN

MLB calendar and key dates


BLOGS and such

6 Sports Illustrated


Report: MLB may end DraftKings marketing agreement due to NY law


     
7 Viva El Birdos

Profiling the Cardinals' minor league system


8 Green Weenie

2/5: HBD Tiger; Barney Passes On; Ted Simmons In As GM; Steady Freddy Signs

 


9 Baseball Essential

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2016 Offseason Report Card


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

2016 Cubs Spring Training Countdown: 14 Days


11 Pittsburgh Sporting News

Pirates spring training preview: Searage to get to work early
          

12 Tech Times

MLB The Show 16' Learns From 'NBA 2K16's Troubles, Will Not Have Player Tattoos</b>


13 ESPN

Jays to explore extensions for Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion


14 MLB Daily Dish

MLB qualifying offers are killing free agency. Here's how.


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Oh’s visa is in the works


16 USA Today

AP: Jake Arrieta, Cubs avoid arbitration, agree at $10.7 million


17 SB Nation   

The MLB teams that are better than you think they are


18 CBS Sports

This over-the-top Cam Newton discussion is familiar to MLB fans


19 Fangraphs

Searching for the Modern Screwball


20 Sports on Earth

THE MAGNITUDE OF SUPER BOWL 50


21 Fox Sports

Royals or Mets? Who has the better chance to return to the World Series in 2016?


Friday, February 5, 2016

JAL’s Four Blocks to Hennepin Morning Links




 

Four Blocks to Hennepin Terramara

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2016 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


5 ESPN

MLB calendar and key dates


BLOGS and such

6 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Report: Mitch Keller


     
7 Viva El Birdos

MLB Roster Game Theory Simulation


8 Green Weenie

2/4: Player Moves - Harris, Grantham, Bo, Darwin, Bronson; Arriba Award; HBD Possum

 


9 NY Post

Mets’ Neil Walker is Darrelle Revis-partnering athletic freak


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

2016 Cubs Spring Training Countdown: 15 Days


11 Great Falls Tribune

New flight is fine, but don’t let curse get your goat
          

12 The Big Lead

Low Morale at CBS Sports.com as it Eschews Reporting in Favor of Aggregation</b>


13 ESPN

Checking the facts ... yup, MLB still has greater parity than the NFL


14 Today’s Knuckleball

Baseball Still Very Much Matters In America


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Cardinals chat with Derrick Goold


16 USA Today

Dodgers' Howie Kendrick on MLB free agent system: 'It's hurting everybody'


17 SB Nation   

Commissioner Rob Manfred addresses future challenges for Major League Baseball


18 CBS Sports

How much would it cost Mets to lock up their young starters right now?


19 Fangraphs

The Other Big Change in MLB’s Post-PED Era


20 Sports on Earth

KRIS BRYANT AND THE SOPHOMORE SLUMP


21 Fox Sports

Can baseball save future Antwaan Randle Els from physical toll of football?

http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/story/baseball-football-antwaan-randle-el-jeff-samardzija-two-sports-ncaa-scholarships-injuries-020516