Baseball Side of FanSided (5/29)

Welcome to a Holiday weekend edition of the Baseball Side of FanSided!  Before we get to the links, I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend.  Oh, and of course if you are going to drink, don’t drive.  [...]

Announcements:

With the implementation of our Roster Moves daily article, the BBSoFS is moving from a “typically on Friday” column to an “always on Saturday” one.

This week, the MLB lineup of the FanSided.com Sports Network was completed with the launch of our final team site.  I’m very pleased to announce that the Houston Astros are now represented by Climbing Tal’s Hill.  With the addition of the site comes the addition of a new lead writer to our team.  Trevor Harris is joining our staff to cover the Astros for us.  He is still in the set-up and orientation process, but will be writing and publishing content soon.

I also wanted to announce that, as of this week, Babes Love Baseball will be included in the BBSoFS links.  The site has been an official partner of the FanSided Sports Network for quite some time and should have been included all along.

Finally our Atlanta Braves site, Tomahawk Take, is under new management.  Kris Willis, who had been a contributing writer for the site, has taken over as the lead writer.

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 me at [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
Rox Pile (Colorado Rockies) – Lead Writer
Southside Showdown (Chicago White Sox) – Lead Writer

The Content:

Babes Love Baseball (MLB): THIS Is Why We Love Ozzie Guillen

Birds Watcher (Orioles): No new posts.

Blog Red Machine (Reds): Sam LeCure Makes his Major League Debut

BoSox Injection (Red Sox): Even Joe Maddon screaming doesn’t help Rays defeat a terrifying Jon Lester

Chicken Friars (Padres): Is Juan Oramas Ready for Double-A

Climbing Tal’s Hill (Astros):  Articles coming soon!

Cubbies Crib (Cubs): Dempster Gives Cubs Flexibility By Deferring Salary

Deep Left Field (Indians): Which Pitchers Will Be Around in 2012?

Frisco Fastball (Giants): Hope To See Buster Posey Soon?

Halo Hangout (Angels): Lots of Positives to Take Away from Santana’s CG Victory

Jays Journal (Blue Jays): Eveland Kills 2 Birds With 1 Stone

Kings of Kauffman (Royals): Proper Contempt, Misplaced Anger, or Personality Disorder?

Lasorda’s Lair (Dodgers): Dodgers Inching Closer to First Place

Marlin Maniac (Marlins): The Marlin’s Draft History 1998-2003

Motor City Bengals (Tigers): Adam Everett vs Danny Worth

Nolan Writin’ (Rangers): Rangers file bankruptcy…

Rayhawk Review (Rays): Rays 5 Stars of May

Redbird Rants (Cardinals): Pujols and LaRussa have heated argument in dugout

Reviewing the Brew (Brewers):  No new posts.

Rising Apple (Mets): Mets Whitewash Phillies … For an Entire Frickin’ Series!

Rox Pile (Rockies): No new posts.  The search for the lead writer continues …

Rum Bunter (Pirates): So Where is Neal Huntington?

Sodo Mojo (Mariners): Interview w/Jay Yencich [Segment 2]

Southside Showdown (White Sox):  No new posts.  The search for a lead writer continues …

Swingin’ A’s (Athletics): The Chris Carter Situation

Teddy Never Wins (Nationals): Lincecum Shot Down by Nats Bats

That Balls Outta Here (Phillies): Charlie Manuel Imagines World Where Phillies Always Win

Tomahawk Take (Braves): Chipper Jones Talks Retirement Then Sets Milestone

Twinkie Talk (Twins): When Should We See Kyle Gibson?

Venom Strikes (Dbacks): Bad Week of Baseball Continues Tonight in San Francisco

Yanks Go Yard (Yankees): Ain’t life Grandy?

The BBSoFS is a weekly article designed to highlight one article from each of our MLB sites on the FanSided.com 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 on Saturday morning.

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Tags: Adam Everett Albert Pujols Buster Posey Charlie Manuel Chipper Jones Chris Carter Curtis Granderson Dana Eveland Danny Worth Ervin Santana Jay Yencich Joe Maddon Jon Lester Juan Oramas Kyle Gibson Neal Huntington Ozzie Guillen Ryan Dempster Sam LeCure Tim Lincecum Tony LaRussa

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