Baseball Side of FanSided (4/10)

The BBSoFS is a weekly article designed to highlight one article from each of our MLB sites on the Sports Network.  The ultimate goal is to increase the exposure of our MLB team sites, highlight some the work of our writers and in doing so pass along some articles that are relevant to the “happenings” and topics of the week that was.  The BBSoFS also affords me the opportunity to announce new writers to our MLB staff and also to announce staff openings that we have.  Typically this will be published every Friday but from to time, it will be posted on a Saturday.

I’m so happy that regular season baseball games are again part of my life.  Week #1 of the season is almost in the books and the San Fransisco Giants, at 4-0, are baseball’s only undefeated team.  On the flip side, the Houston Astros are the only winless team.  Not surprisingly the Giants swept the ‘Stros to open the season.  It’s only been a handful of games, but there are already some surprises.  The Toronto Blue Jays are 3-1, the Los Angeles Angels are just 1-4, and the Royals bullpen is trash.  Okay that last one shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone, but the Angels at 1-4?  I know there are plenty more twists and turns yet to be experienced this season and I can’t wait watch each and every one unfold.

Staff Announcements:

Erin Moore has joined Steve Fetch (Lead Writer) over on our Minnesota Twins site, Twinkie Talk, as a contributor.  Vincent Provenzano has elected to move from the lead position to a role as a contributor on Lasorda’s Lair.  Joining Vincent as a contributor on the site is Joseph Lopez who is also the lead writer for our Oakland Athletics site, Swingin’ A’s.

Help Wanted:

If you are interested in joining our MLB staff to write for one of the listed teams, please don’t hesitate to contact us a [email protected]  We break our staff down into two roles.  Lead Writers are expected to write and publish content on a regular basis.  Contributing Writers are expected to write and publish at least one article per week but are welcome to write more if they choose to do so.

Lasorda’s Lair (Los Angeles Dodgers) Lead Writer
Reviewing the Brew (Milwaukee Brewers) Lead Writer
Rox Pile (Colorado Rockies) – Lead Writer
Southside Showdown (Chicago White Sox) – Lead Writer
Teddy Never Wins (Washington Nationals) – Lead Writer

The Content:

Birds Watcher (Orioles): Opening Day – Other than Millwood, New Acquisitions Fail to Impress

Blog Red Machine (Reds): Gomes Walks Off

BoSox Injection (Red Sox): Ortiz Tells Media to [Bleep] Off

Chicken Friars (Padres): Chris Young’s Injury

Cubbies Crib (Cubs): Around the Town – Cubs Fans looking for Changes

Deep Left Field (Indians): Why MLB Made Me Choose the Cavs Over the Indians

Frisco Fastball (Giants): Recap – Giants Sweep Astros in Houston

Halo Hangout (Angels): Time To Hit The Panic Button?

Jays Journal (Blue Jays): Tom Tango, Mat Olkin – Jays Saber Gurus

Kings of Kauffman (Royals): Three heads, three opinions, one BIG 2010 Royals season preview

Lasorda’s Lair (Dodgers): Dodgers Face Stiff Competition in NL West

Marlin Maniac (Marlins): Did the Marlins keep the right OFer? Pt. 2

Motor City Bengals (Tigers): Bonderman’s Comeback Starts Today

Nolan Writin’ (Rangers): Colby Lewis impresses in his first start back

Rayhawk Review (Rays): Here We Go Again … The Bullpen Stinks

Redbird Rants (Cardinals): Cards bullpen has a lot of work to do

Rising Apple (Mets): Mets Players Not Desperate Yet … But Fans Are

Rox Pile (Rockies): Rock-it – Jimenez, Gonzalez, Stewart propel win

Rum Bunter (Pirates): Who Invited Mike and Mike? Dodgers Rip Bucs, Perfect Season Ruined

Sodo Mojo (Mariners): Six Man Pen Abandoned

Swingin’ A’s (Athletics): Can Chavez Handle DH Role?

That Balls Outta Here (Phillies): Jason Werth’s Helmet Caught in Crossfire of Phillies Loss

Tomahawk Take (Braves): Chipper Jones Injured In Braves Third Game

Twinkie Talk (Twins): The One That Got Away?

Venom Strikes (Dbacks): Chris Young’s Grand Slam Leads Hit Parade

Yanks Go Yard (Yankees): Joe West – Yanks, Sox too slow

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Tags: Carlos Gonzalez Chipper Jones Chris Young Colby Lewis David Ortiz Eric Chavez Ian Stewart Jason Werth Jeremy Bonderman Joe West Jonny Gomes Kevin Millwood Ubaldo Jimenez

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