People you meet on the way to Opening Day
Jaye Maddon, wife of Rays manager Joe Maddon, is focused on two dashboards right now: One to drive across the country for a good cause and one to blog all about it. Join her and her dogs Winston and Athena on the Cross-Country Driveathon and leave lots of comments to keep them company on the way. You can donate a penny per mile to help Pet Pal while you’re at it.
Oakland A’s third baseman Eric Sogard just started blogging, and you’ll love his view: From behind his omnipresent Kaenon glasses. The posts are from Soge, but he will be writing in third person this season, so technically his eyewear is authoring this blog. Read his welcome post and join the commenters.
Imagine you have been drafted by the Cardinals and are making your way up the organizational ladder with your sights set on Busch Stadium somewhere in the near future? That is the path of pitcher Jordan Swagerty, a Redbirds’ 2010 First-Year Player Draft selection, and he just relaunched his MLB.com Blog, Walking with a Swagerty.
And get to know CardinalsFarm, a fan blog created in January and already up to 1,571 followers as of this post. They not only know all about Swagerty, but about everyone on their way to The Show in Redbird Nation.
The last time I saw Gregor Blanco in person, champagne was being dumped on his head and I had to pull him away from some celebrating with Pablo Sandoval to tape a Meet the Bloggers video. Good to see that the White Shark has returned to the MLBlogosphere. Join the Giants outfielder on his blog again for the ride.
While you’re at it, say hi to his teammates, Brandon Belt and Brandon Crawford. They have stayed busy at blogging, and we are proud to have them here amongst our own postings.
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Around the Horn in KC: Their PR dept blog just posted today on the start of Royals HOF balloting.
Clubhouse Confidential: A’s Director of Public Relations Bob Rose has been posting on the club’s Clubhouse Confidential blog since 2009, and he devotes his latest entry to “shining gems like Shane Peterson, Michael Choice and Addison Russell.”
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