Monday, March 2, 2015

JAL’s The Devil Went Down to Georgia Morning Links



 



 



The Devil Went Down to Georgia  Charlie Daniels Band  Idea for song came from The Mountain Whippoorwill by Stephen Vincent Benet

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2014 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection



5 Pirates Prospects

Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 Spring Training Tracker



BLOGS and such


6Blog Red Machine



Five Cincinnati Reds Make Up MLB Network's Top 100 Players



7 Viva El Birdos</b>

How does the St. Louis Cardinals' core compare to the rest of MLB?



8 Green Weenie

3/1: "Piratical" Raids, Forbes Field, Jumbo, Cuban Camp, Johnny Ray, Roberto & the Lockout...




9 Rumbunter

Radhames Liz will be Big Surprise for Pirates this Year


What to watch for: 2015 Pirates spring training


10 Bleacher Report

>6-Man Rotation Could Make Sense for Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015 </b>


11 Bleed Cubbie Blue

A Cubs-White Sox Idea: The Banks-Minoso Cup


12 Reviewing the Brew

Milwaukee Brewers 2015 Projections: Jimmy Nelson



NEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES and Other Media

13 Wall Street Journal

Remembering Minnie MiƱoso


14 St Louis Post Dispatch

Hope about phenoms is a baseball rite of spring


15 USA Today</b>

Patients to patience: Tommy John pitchers take on 2015


16 ESPN            

Sale looking less likely for Opening Day


17 CBS Sports

2015 MLB team preview: Arizona Diamondbacks


18 Fangraphs

Is Charlie Brown the Worst Manager Ever?


19 Sports on Earth

WILL THE WILD OFFSEASON PAY OFF?



20 Just a Bit Outside

NOT JUST A FLASH IN THE PAN


21 Net Newscheck

Pittsburgh Sports Blogger: Twitter, Not TV, Where Audience Is


22 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Vance Worley ready to compete in second season with Pirates


Pirates notebook: Jung Ho Kang's adjustment continues with alacrity


Bob Smizik: Not much decided in spring training

Sunday, March 1, 2015

JAL’s Dust in the Wind Morning Links









Dust in the Wind  Kansas  Title from a book of Native American poetry  Also perhaps the best know acoustic rock hit

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2014 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection



5 Pirates Prospects

Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 Spring Training Tracker



BLOGS and such


6Blog Red Machine



Status of Homer Bailey Uncertain For Opening Day



7 Viva El Birdos</b>

Should the Cardinals extend John Lackey?



8 Green Weenie

2/28: Jud, Prices Go Up, Rick, Coke Trial, A-Ram, Jack...




9 Rumbunter

Gregory Polanco reportedly batting no higher than sixth to start 2015



Gift Ngoepe needs his skills to translate to success




10 From Forbes to Federal

> Visualizing the Range of the Pirates’ Outfield </b>




11 Cubbies Crib

Players to watch at Chicago Cubs' Spring Training


12 Brew Crew Ball

The Brewers international bonus pool is smaller this year


NEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES and Other Media

13 Bradenton Herald

Commentary | Could Joe Maddon be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Dream Slayer?


14 St Louis Post Dispatch

Bernie's list: the 10 most intriguing Cardinals in spring training


15 USA Today</b>

White Sox ace Chris Sale fractures foot unloading truck


16 ESPN            

Studying the leadoff hitters: AL


17 CBS Sports

Spring training positional battles to watch: AL West


18 Fangraphs

The Longest Active Individual Playoff Droughts: Hitters


19 Sports on Earth

NL WEST'S MOST COMPELLING PLAYERS



20 Just a Bit Outside

BUILDING THE STRIKE ZONE


21 SB Nation

Fun with MLB photo day


22 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Gene Collier: Recalling the bizarre spring of 1995


Bob Smizik: Contract extensions not likely

Saturday, February 28, 2015

JAL’s Centuries Morning Links









Centuries Fall Out Boy  current number 16

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2014 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection



5 Pirates Prospects

Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 Spring Training Tracker



BLOGS and such


6Blog Red Machine



Ranking the Reds NL Central Competition: Second Base/



7 Viva El Birdos</b>

Solo Home Run Rate and the 2014 St. Louis Cardinals



8 Green Weenie

2/27: Pie Traynor, Cum Posey, Jud Wilson, Ray Brown & Pete Hill Go To the Hall...




9 Rumbunter

Our Favorite Pittsburgh Pirates Memorabilia



Expecting the unexpected at Pittsburgh Pirates spring training



10 From Forbes to Federal

> How Francisco Liriano gets his whiffs</b>



11 Bleed Cubbie Blue

MLB Players' Association Will Be 'Watching' What Cubs Do With Kris Bryant


12 Brew Crew Ball

When Fandom Springs a Leak


NEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES and Other Media

13 Sports Illustrated

Three reasons the Pirates are a good bet to reach the postseason again


14 St Louis Post Dispatch

Bernie: Cards could be great — if, if, if


15 USA Today</b>

Adam Wainwright may miss Cardinals' season opener


16 ESPN            

Sabermetric stats primer


17 CBS Sports

Mets' Matt Harvey looks terrific on back field; better days may be ahead


18 Fangraphs

The Pirates’ Road Home Run Problem


19 Sports on Earth

NON-ROSTER INVITEES TO WATCH



20 Just a Bit Outside

EVERY SINGLE TEAM HAS A CHANCE ... YES, EVEN THE PHILLIES


21 SB Nation

Johan Santana is his generation's last chance for recognition


22 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Afternoon notes: Scrimmage, Tabata


Bob Smizik: The successes of Bob Nutting


23 Seattle Times

Andy Van Slyke’s strenuous spring regimen prepares Mariners outfielders for season