Thursday, January 17, 2019

JAL’s Cold Black Night Morning Links

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Cold Black Night Fleetwood Mac


1 MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 Baseball Reference


4 Retrosheet


5 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Mitch Keller A Top Right-Handed Pitcher




6 Green Weenie

1/16: Jung-Ho, Jose & Ollie Inked; Baaa; Hoops; Admin Matters; HBD Ron, Dave, Erskine & Art



7 Pirates Breakdown

Thank you, Steve Blass


8 MLB

Around the Horn: Bell needs to regain 1B power




9 The Wilson Times

Still a boy of summer: Pirates outfielder Chisenhall ready for 9th MLB season


10 The Ledger Independent</b>

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Oliver speaks to Rotary Club



11 CBS Sports

2018-19 MLB offseason key dates: Free agency, Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame, awards and more


12 SB Nation

Melvin Upton Jr. has decided he is B.J. Upton again



13 CBS Sports

Kyler Murray enters NFL Draft: Deion Sanders and other former two-sport athletes offer insight into what he should do next </b>


14 Fangraphs

Seven Stories for a Winter’s Day


15 Baseball Prospectus</b>

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Cold Takes: What They Make


Wednesday, January 16, 2019

JAL’s Cold Cold Cold Morning Links

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Cold Cold Cold Little Feat


1 MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 Baseball Reference


4 Retrosheet


5 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates: Interview with Prospect Michael Burrows




6 Green Weenie

1/15 From 1960: Cutch Dealt; Hartenstein Trade; Rookies & Arb; Hans, WBC; RIP Gus; HBD Banny



7 Point of Pittsburgh

Economically Speaking, Should the Pittsburgh Pirates Try for Manny Machado?


8 MLB

Blass to step away from mic after 2019




9 The Ringer

Baseball Is Broken. Can Anything Short of a Strike Fix It?


10 New York Post </b>

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Stottlemyre rose above Yankees noise to become an inspiration



11 CBS Sports

2018-19 MLB offseason key dates: Free agency, Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame, awards and more


12 SB Nation

So you need to choose between baseball and football



13 CBS Sports

Phillies not planning to land both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, report says </b>


14 Fangraphs

Steve Stone Has a Lot of Opinions on Pitching


15 Baseball Prospectus</b>

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Short Relief: Reflections on the Situation at Hand


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

JAL’s Out in the Cold Morning Links

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Out in the Cold Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers


1 MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 Baseball Reference


4 Retrosheet


5 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates Draft: Top 100 Draft Prospect List




6 Green Weenie

1/14 From 1960: '17 Arbs; LaRoche Signed; Dock, Moises Aboard; RIP Pep; HBD Steve, Dovy & Joe



7 Washington Post

‘Pitching Ninja’ is turning Twitter into a digital scouting showcase. MLB teams have noticed.


8 MLB

This could be MLB's most underrated rotation



9 For the Win

How wearable technology will shape the future of hitting in MLB


10 Forbes </b>

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MLB's 5 Most Interesting Salary Arbitration Cases



11 CBS Sports

2018-19 MLB offseason key dates: Free agency, Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame, awards and more


12 SB Nation

How 10-year deals would have worked for players like Bryce Harper and Manny Machado throughout baseball history



13 CBS Sports

MLB free agency: Way-too-early free agent rankings and predictions for 2019-20 hot stove season </b>


14 Fangraphs

Card Corner Plus: The Simple Style of 1969 Topps


15 Baseball Prospectus</b>

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Short Relief: Those Were The Days


Monday, January 14, 2019

JAL’s Cold as Ice Morning Links

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Cold as Ice Foreigner


1 MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 Baseball Reference


4 Retrosheet


5 Rumbunter


A Look At New Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Aaron Slegers




6 Green Weenie

1/13 From 1950: Cole Swap; Dickson Dealt; Kendall Dangled; Craigs Inked; HBD Kevin, Odell & Elmer


https://oldbucs.blogspot.com/2019/01/113-from-1950-cole-swap-dickson-dealt.html

7 Houston Chronicle

Baseball’s free-agent market is clearly broken


8 MLB

One question for each National League club



9 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

BenFred: No baseball in 2022? Tension rising between MLB owners and players


10 Through the Fence Baseball </b>

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Each Team’s Mount Rushmore: Top MLB players EVER


11 CBS Sports

2018-19 MLB offseason key dates: Free agency, Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame, awards and more


12 Sarasota Herald-Tribune

At LECOM Park, it sounds like spring



13 CBS Sports

MLB rumors: Phillies 'clear-cut favorite' to sign Bryce Harper after Las Vegas meeting</b>


14 Fangraphs

Sunday Notes: Can the Astros’ Secret Sauce Spice Up Orioles’ Pitching?


Sunday, January 13, 2019

JAL’s Cold Morning Links

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Cold Annie Lennox


1 MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 Baseball Reference


4 Retrosheet


5 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look at the Team’s Current Payroll




6 Green Weenie

1/12 Through the 1970’s: Ballin' & Bikin'; Mo & Larry Drafted; HBD Big Ed, Rich, Ed S. & Tom



7 New York Post

The last-ditch option for heating up MLB’s Hot Stove season


8 MLB

Inbox: Shouldn't Bucs try to make a big move?



9 Forbes

'MLB The Show 19' Needs To Add 2 Features To Improve Its Franchise Mode


10 Biddeford Journal-Tribune </b>

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Baseball World:The Baseball Hall of Fame standards


11 CBS Sports

2018-19 MLB offseason key dates: Free agency, Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame, awards and more


12 Kiplinger

Which Baseball Team Should Manny Machado and Bryce Harper Sign With – If They Care About Taxes?



13 CBS Sports

Everything you need to know from MLB's 2019 salary arbitration filing deadline</b>


14 Fangraphs

Jed Lowrie Joins Mets’ Overcrowded Infield


Saturday, January 12, 2019

JAL’ Let's Blow It All Morning Links

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Let's Blow It All Juliana Hatfield


1 MLB Transactions



2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates



3 Baseball Reference


4 Retrosheet


5 Rumbunter


Could The Pittsburgh Pirates Catching Situation Hinge On Another Team’s Trade?




6 Green Weenie


1/11/ From 1959: Church Signed; Gametime Cutch; DH; HBD Lloyd, Warren & Jermaine



7 Point of Pittsburgh

Some Totally Legal Discussions On MLB 2019 Over/Unders



8 MLB Daily Dish

10 storylines to follow throughout the rest of the MLB offseason




9 Last Word on Baseball

Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Disappointed By Lack of Deals


10 ESPN <b>

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Inside Kyler Murray's football vs. baseball decision


11 CBS Sports

2018-19 MLB offseason key dates: Free agency, Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame, awards and more



12 SB Nation

How many WAR would I be worth if I got to play Little League again?




13 CBS Sports

The Yasmani Grandal signing shows why the Brewers might be the most opportunistic team in MLB these days


14 Fangraphs

The Year in Frivolity



15 Baseball Prospectus

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Short Relief: Employment





Friday, January 11, 2019

JAL’ Blow Me Down Morning Links

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Blow Me Down Al Green


1 MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 Baseball Reference


4 Retrosheet


5 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Interested in Outfielder Alex Verdugo




6 Green Weenie

1/10: Todd's Last Stand; Peace in the Valley; NNL-2 Established; HoF's; Rex Takes Over; Bing OK'ed; HBD Cliff, Bo, Fats & Bob




7 Point of Pittsburgh

The Problems Facing Baseball’s Economic Structure


8 MLB

Keller eyes 2019 callup after Triple-A lesson



9 Jays Journal

Blue Jays: Former top prospect Travis Snider signs with Arizona


10 Washington Examiner </b>

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Where have all the baseball fields gone?


11 CBS Sports

2018-19 MLB offseason key dates: Free agency, Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame, awards and more


12 SB Nation

Yasmani Grandal signed a great deal for the Brewers, and a bad deal for baseball



13 CBS Sports

Kyler Murray should stick with baseball instead of declaring for the NFL Draft -- here's why </b>


14 Fangraphs

Using Called Strikes to Find Sleeper Prospects: Catchers


15 Baseball Prospectus</b>

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Short Relief: Baseball for All