On this date in 2008, Josh Hamilton became only the sixth major leaguer to be intentionally walked with the bases loaded. Rays manager Joe Maddon’s decision to give the Rangers slugger a run-producing free pass in the ninth inning proved to be successful when Tampa Bay went on to win the game in Arlington, 7-4. Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere..
- Inside The Zona says the D’Backs could explore a Trevor Cahill trade.
- Blue Jays Plus believes in Anthony Gose.
- Did The Tribe Win Last Night says shutting down Nick Swisher makes sense.
- Camden Depot wants to know why Ryan Webb is in Norfolk.
- Baseball Hot Corner breaks down the NL Cy Young race.
- Beisbol’s talks Kenta Maeda.
- MLB Reports turns in their roster tree on the Dodgers’ hitters.
- Maniac Ball discusses some potential September call ups.
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