Category Archives: Diamondbacks

Willie Mays Award, 2012 Edition

The second in my series of Baseball Bloggers Alliance-required postseason award ballots is the Willie Mays Award, for each league’s top rookie. One of these awards is worth some discussion. I’ll save that one for last. American League 1. Mike … Continue reading

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Ten Quick Thoughts About the 2012 Baseball Season

Most teams have played, or are currently playing, their 80th game of the season, which means 2012 is almost half in the books, baseballwise. The All-Star rosters are set. Most of the teams we expected to contend for division titles … Continue reading

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2012 Baseball Preview- NL West

With Prince Fielder and Edwin Jackson finally finding employers for the 2012 season, the free agent market is drying up, which is exciting for baseball fans, as it signals the proximity of spring training. In mere weeks, pitchers and catchers … Continue reading

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Final Ballot: Stan the Man

The inscription on Red Schoendienst’s Hall of Fame plaque begins “roommate Stan Musial credited him with ‘greatest pair of hands I’ve ever seen’”. This has nothing at all to do with the Baseball Bloggers Alliance‘s Stan Musial Award. The last … Continue reading

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Replacement Level Playoff Preview

After the wildest end to the regular season in recent memory, the baseball playoffs are here. Regardless of your team of choice, this is one of the best times of the year, when the difference between a great team and … Continue reading

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First Ballots- Connie and Willie

As a proud member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, I get the privilege of voting for certain awards similar to, but not affiliated with, MLB’s postseason awards. The first two awards on the docket are the Connie Mack Award, given … Continue reading

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Sifting Through NL MVP Candidates

In this week’s blog series, I’m running through the MVP and Cy Young debates in each league, and while three of the four awards feel like toss-ups, the NL MVP is the one that makes my head spin the most. … Continue reading

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