Baseball Side of FanSided (6/12)

Still on vacation in Minnesota and while that led to yesterday being the first day since this site’s launch without an article, it can’t stop the Baseball Side of FanSided from appearing as scheduled.  It was a big week in the world of baseball.  Not only did we get to enjoy the 2010 MLB draft, we also got to enjoy the major league debuts of mega-prospects Stephen Strasburg, Mike Stanton, and Carlos Santana.

I can’t wait to see what the next week has in store for us but until then, please enjoy the following links (after the jump).


Anuj Agarwal, our contributing writer for Halo Hangout, has elected to become the lead writer of our Los Angeles Dodgers site Lasorda’s Lair.

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.

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

The Content:

Babes Love Baseball (MLB): Neimann Allows Two Hits Too Many

Birds Watcher (Orioles): Baltimore Selects SS Manny Machado with Third Overall Pick

Blog Red Machine (Reds): The Reds Pick

BoSox Injection (Red Sox): Wakefield Reaches Milestone, Secures Victory

Chicken Friars (Padres): A Complete San Diego Padres Draft Review

Climbing Tal’s Hill (Astros): First Round Astro Draft Analysis

Cubbies Crib (Cubs): The Window on This Cubs Team Has Closed

Deep Left Field (Indians): Smooth Arrives, Wrong About Wood

Frisco Fastball (Giants): Derrek Lee A San Francisco Giant?

Halo Hangout (Angels): To Trade or Not To Trade

Jays Journal (Blue Jays): Adam Lind’s Slump Weighs on Jays

Kings of Kauffman (Royals): Fire Away – A First Pitch Recap

Lasorda’s Lair (Dodgers): Dodgers Pull Fast One by drafting LSU-signed QB/HS SP Zach Lee

Marlin Maniac (Marlins): The Stanton Arrival Guide – Current Playing Time

Motor City Bengals (Tigers): Hating the White Sox

Nolan Writin’ (Rangers): Chat with Nelson Cruz

Rayhawk Review (Rays): The BJ Upton I’ve Been Waiting For

Redbird Rants (Cardinals): Meet the St. Louis Cardinals Draft Picks

Reviewing the Brew (Brewers): Macro-Brew – A (somewhat) predictable fate vs. Cards

Rising Apple (Mets): Mets Dominance at Citi Field Continues With 5-1 Homestand

Rox Pile (Rockies): No new posts.  The search for a lead writer goes on.

Rum Bunter (Pirates): McCutchen Speaks.  But We Ask, Can the Pirates Catch the Orioles?

Sodo Mojo (Mariners): The Pros and Cons of Trading Cliff Lee

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

Swingin’ A’s (Athletics): Perfect Choice – A’s Take OF in 1st Round

Teddy Never Wins (Nationals): Best. Game. Ever.

That Balls Outta Here (Phillies): Jesse Biddle Shaken After Assault From Win-Starved Phanatic

Tomahawk Take (Braves): Atlanta Braves Roster Rumblings

Twinkie Talk (Twins): Um, the Twins Already Have an Ace

Venom Strikes (Dbacks): Diamondbacks Problems Persist Implosion Should be Next Step

Yanks Go Yard (Yankees): How long until Strasburg reaches free agency?

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 on Saturday morning.

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Tags: Adam Lind Andrew McCutchen B.J. Upton Carlos Santana Cliff Lee Derrek Lee Jeff Neimann Jesse Biddle Kerry Wood Manny Machado Michael Choice Mike Stanton Nelson Cruz Stephen Strasburg Tim Wakefield Zach Lee

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