On this date in 2011, Rays skipper Joe Maddon won the American League Manager of the Year Award for the second time after leading Tampa Bay to a 91-71 record. For years, Maddon helped the Rays defy the odds, and now he’ll try to help the Cubs snap the Curse of the Billy Goat. Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere..
- Sports Injury Alert looked at how injuries ruined the Rangers.
- Redbird Rants discusses Stephen Piscotty in right field.
- Blue Jays Plus weighs the pros and cons of re-signing Melky Cabrera.
- Camden Depot wonders if the Orioles should trade Matt Wieters.
- The First Out At Third is high on Jeremy Jeffress.
- Inside The ’Zona runs down the D’Backs’ top ten prospects.
- MLB Reports says the Royals can’t stand pat.
- Maniac Ball looked at the Angels’ bullpen surplus.
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