July 24th, 2014

MLB.com Pro Blogs of the Day

These are some of the latest PRO posts within the Major League Baseball family. If you have a post of your own you want to feature, make sure to leave a link in the comments below.

  • The Astros launched their new Mission Control blog with a fitting introductory message.
  • Dodger Insider points out the Dodgers’ pitching is set up beautifully for the SF series.
  • Bryan Hoch writes that Yankees GM Brian Cashman is trying to upgrade the offense.
  • Beat writer Jason Beck asks what’s next for the Tigers before the July 31 Trade Deadline.
  • Todd Zolecki reports Jonathan Papelbon may end up staying in Philly and facing the boos.
  • Mets beat writer Anthony DiComo pays tribute to Jenrry Mejia’s victory dance in GIF format.
  • Our Game features Part 2 of John Thorn’s guide to Major League Baseball record keeping.
  • Photog Brace Hemmelgarn shares his photos from the All-Star Game over at Twins Pics.
  • John & Cait highlight the 2014 National PLAY Campaign’s recent stop at Miller Park.
  • Comic-Con is happening in San Diego and Friar Wire explains how Petco Park is part of it.
  • Twintern Cassie Kautzman recaps an exciting and crazy All-Star Week in Minneapolis.

Welcome to Astros Mission Control!

Very happy to announce that the Houston Astros have just “launched” MISSION CONTROL, their new club PRO blog. It’s maintained by Amanda Rykoff, a well-known force in social media, so i can guarantee this is going to be a popular and must-see addition to our MLB.com/blogs community. Check it out and be among the first to Follow it by entering your email in the right side panel. We have liftoff.

Astros Mission Control

Howdy and welcome to Astros Mission Control! This is your friendly Astros social media manager, Amanda Rykoff, here to share some of the behind the scenes action at Minute Maid Park and on the road, the stories behind the tweets and anything else that seems worth posting about.

Like George Springer’s batting practice dancing:

Or Astros Dog Day highlights:

A well-dressed pooch on Astros Dog Day

Or a special pre-game visit with the Sunshine Kids:

Or the Monster Claw:

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