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Latest Leaders – February 2012

MLB.com Blogs Latest Leaders

MLB.com Blogs Latest Leaders

Hope springs eternal in Florida and Arizona each year with the emergence of promising newcomers, and here at MLB.com our top blog for the month of February was the relatively new (and newly rebranded) Mariners front office blog, From the Corner of Edgar & Dave. Bryan Hoch’s Bombers Beat topped the Beat Writer blogs, while Rays Renegade one again has bragging rights among fans. Most popular MLB.com Blogs by page view from Feb. 1-29:

1. From the Corner of Edgar & Dave
2. SF Giants Photos
3. Better Off Red
4. John & Cait…Plus Nine
5. Alyson’s Footnotes
6. Comerica Park, 48201
7. MLB.com Fantasy 411
8. Baseball Nerd – Keith Olbermann
9. Ben’s Biz Blog
10. The Byrd’s Nest – Marlon Byrd
11. MLB.com Hot Stove Blog
12. Dodgers Photog Blog
13. MLB.com Blogs Central (lol)
14. Phillies Insider
15. Around the Horn in KC
16. Curly W Live
17. Fantasy Freddie
18. SFGiantScoop
19. B3: Big, Bald and Beautiful – Jonathan Mayo
20. Tommy Lasorda’s World
21. Cubs Vine Line Blog
22. Inside the White Sox
23. Down the Line with the Phillies Ballgirls
24. 45 Miles From Fenway
25. CastroTurf
27. Newberg Report
28. Our Game – John Thorn
29. Obviously, You’re Not a Golfer – Matthew Leach
30. So I Married A Baseball Player…
31. Padre Knows Best
32. Clubhouse Confidential
33. Cooperstown Chatter
34. MLB Urban Youth Academy
35. Brian Anderson’s House of Blogs
36. The Mitchell Report & Livin’ La Vida Leo
37. Orioles Dream Week 2012
38. Bloomberg Sports
39. Homestand Blog by Yankees Magazine
40. Rattler Radio
41. Above the Plate
42. Ozzie Speaks – Ozzie Guillen
43. Desde el Desierto
44. Justice4U – Richard Justice
45. ‘Riders Insider Blog
46. The Inside Pitch
47. Unlocking the Keys
48. Heard It From Hoard
49. ‘Cats Corner
50. Yard Work

1. Bombers Beat (Yankees)
2. Muskat Ramblings (Cubs)
3. The Zo Zone (Phillies)
4. Britt’s Bird Watch (Orioles)
5. Bowman’s Blog (Braves)
6. By Gosh, It’s Langosch (Cardinals)
7. Beck’s Blog (Tigers)
8. Mark My Word (Reds)
9. Gonzo and ‘The Show’ (Angels)
10. Brew Beat (Brewers)
11. Postcards From Elysian Fields (Rangers)
12. Brownie Points (Red Sox)
13. Change for a Nickel (Pirates)
14. Mariners Musings
15. North of the Border (Blue Jays)
16. Major League Bastian (Indians)
17. Tag’s Lines (Astros)
18. Bollinger Beat (Twins)
19. Haft-Baked Ideas (Giants)
20. The Fish Pond (Marlins)

1. Rays Renegade
2. The Baseball Collector
3. Red State Blue State
4. Plushdamentals
5. Counting Baseballs
6. Cook & Son Bats’ Blog
7. Beisbol 007
8. Rockpile Rant
9. BlueBattingHelmet
10. Blogging ‘Bout Baseball
11. The Brewer Nation
12. A’s Farm
13. mlbblogger
14. Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend
15. The Unbiased MLB Fan
16. Pinstripe Birthdays
17. Phillies Phollowers
18. The Ballpark Guide
19. Brewers Rumors
20. Crzblue’s Dodger Blue World
21. nybisons
22. The Pittsburgh Peas
23. The Rays Rant
24. Bleacher Boy
25. Observing Baseball
26. The Phillies Girl Tells All
27. I’m Not A Headline Guy…
28. westsideculture
29. The Future Blog of the Red Sox
30. If You Write It, They Will Come
31. Rockin’ Redlegs
32. Cream City Cables
33. The Baseball Haven
34. Evan’s Daily Opinion
35. Los bigleaguers
36. Bjarkman’s Latino and Cuban League Baseball History Page
37. You’re Killin’ Me, Smalls!
38. DYNASTY League Baseball from designer of Pursue the Pennant
39. This is a very simple game…
40. The Phanatic Addict
41. Rants, Raves, and Random Thoughts
42. Unfinished Business
43. Brewers Today
44. Minoring In Baseball
45. Sarge’s Phillies Phantasy Camp Diary
46. The Closer
47. La Pagina de Tony Menendez
48. Fish Fry
49. Collection of Baseball
50. baseballqueen

Reminder: Blogs only can be tracked for this list if they use an MLB theme. If you switch to a different WordPress.com theme for a day or two during that month, those page views will not be included for these purposes because they cannot be recorded by MLB.com.

Latest Leaders – Apr. 15-May 18

Latest Leaders in the MLBlogs Network by page view, for the period from April 15 through May 18.

Latest Leaders is back, and the big mover this past month has been the Happy Youngster, who surged from 17th to top the fan bloggers. Meanwhile, Kimberly Jones made a big leap up to third among the Pros, and Reed Johnson, Torii Hunter and Bengie Molina continue to set the pace for player-bloggers.

1. Reed Between the Lines
2. Torii’s Storiis
3. Behind the Mask
4. Disco Hayes
5. Dining with ‘Dre
6. Beau knows diddly
7. Deep Thoughts By Gordon Beckham
8. Laying Down the Lawrie
9. Plouffe!
10. Perk’s Place
11. 30 is the new 20
12. kevin slowey’s (offseason) blog
13. Life in Grey Pants
14. Moskie Madness
15. Bally’s Blog

1. MetsBlog.com
2. Bronx Banter
3. The Kimberly Jones Blog
4. Was Watching
5. Mets Minor League Blog
6. Baseball Nerd
7. Inside the Dodgers
8. Pinstriped Bible
9. MLB.com Fantasy 411
10. The Baseball Collector
11. YES Blog
12. *touch* ’em all
13. Inside the White Sox
14. Red Sox Insider Blog
15. New Era Presents the Call-Up
16. Reds Internal Affairs
17. Around the Horn in KC
18. The Max
19. The Blob
20. Phillies Insider
21. Beat the Streak Report
22. Newberg Report
23. Inside the Giants Clubhouse
24. Vine Line’s Cubs Club Blog
25. Off The Wall with Chris Shearn
26. Friar John’s Blog
27. MLBlogosphere (lol)
28. Tommy Lasorda’s World
29. Brian Anderson’s House of Blogs
30. Kaat’s Korner
31. B3: Big, Bald and Beautiful
32. Down the Line with the Phillies Ballgirls
33. Ben’s Biz Blog
34. Mrs. Singy
35. View From the Booth
36. The Nets Insider
37. Twins Ballpark Update
38. Gameday
40. MLB Urban Youth Academy
41. Psychollingy
42. Heard It From Hoard
43. Comerica Park, 48201
44. Is this thing on?
45. MLB.com Organizational Report
46. The Dog Ate Daron’s Homework..Again
47. Struck out looking
48. The LumberBlog
49. Welcome to Third and King
50. Chirp Chatter

1. The Happy Youngster…Brew Town’s Ballhawk
2. Confessions of a She-Fan
3. Red State Blue State
4. Julia’s Rants
5. The Future Blog of the Red Sox
6. Rockpile Rant
7. Pick Me Up Some Mets!
8. A Diatribe from a Law Student: Baseball Edition
9. Phillies Phollowers
10. Life and Indians Baseball through the Eyes of a Clemson Girl
11. FutureAngels.com
12. Counting Baseballs
13. I Live for This
15. Rays Renegade
16. Blogging Dodgers and Baseball
17. Unfinished Business
18. I’m Not A Headline Guy…
19. Bruce Markusen’s Cooperstown Confidential
20. Plunking Gomez
21. The 1 Constant
22. The ‘Burgh Blues
23. Eat, Sleep, Baseball
24. The Season Experience
25. Bleeding Pinstripes
26. Yankees Chick
27. A Misplaced Astros Fan
28. The Pittsburgh Peas
29. Flair For The Dramatic
31. King of Cali
32. Baseball Cleats & Shoes
33. Statistician Magician
34. Rocky Mountain Way…Outside Coors looking in
35. Cambios y Curvas
36. Hook, Line Drive, & Sinker
37. Twins Limey
38. Phillies Red Pinstripes
39. Baseball, The Yankees, and Life…
40. Crops on the Farm
41. The Yankees Baseball Whisperer
42. Random Reds Rants
43. The NYC Autograph Collector
44. Yogi Brewer
45. The Brewer Nation
46. crzblue’s World
47. Fantasy Hardball: a bloop and a blast
48. Mets Go
49. Baseball Canadiana
50. The Diamond Diva

1. Bombers Beat
2. Beck’s Blog
3. Bowman’s Blog
4. The Zo Zone
5. Obviously, You’re Not a Golfer
6. CastroTurf
7. Muskat Ramblings
8. Brew Beat
9. All Nats All the Time
10. Postcards from Elysian Fields
11. Brownie Points
12. Major League Bastian
13. Alyson’s Footnotes
14. Mark My Word
15. The Fish Pond
16. Haft-Baked Ideas
17. By Gosh, It’s Langosch
18. Noble Thoughts
19. rallymonkeys
20. Jim Street Vet Scribe
21. Big Urb Baseball
22. Inside the D-backs
23. Being Ozzie Guillen
24. The Spence Report
25. Kenny G Around the Horn
26. Hardball in the Rockies
27. Who’s your Padre?
28. Kelly’s Corner
29. Rays Plays
30. Royals Beat

Latest Leaders – Feb. 5-15

Just changed the profile pic here to reflect MLBloggers like this one in Mexico and this one in the UK and this one in Utah and this one in Canada — examples of how people are blogging about baseball all over the world.

Latest Leaders in the MLBlogs Network by page view, for the period from Feb. 5-15:


You will start to see a lot of change in this category as we have just rolled out 30 MLB.com beat writer MLBlogs over the past several days. Some of them are just getting up and running, and already we see Todd Zolecki’s Zo Zone (Phillies) jump to No. 11, with Mark Bowman (Braves) and Mark Sheldon (Reds) posting a quick 18 and 20, respectively. We’re enjoying the new Reds Internal Affairs by a Reds intern, who debuts at 38. Hot Stove was running 80 percent of all MLBlogs traffic during the offseason and was down to 37 percent in this latest ranking period, but that still dwarfs any MLBlog so it might be on top for a while. We don’t want to just shelve that blog; what do you suggest we do with it to keep it relevant, since the beat writers will stop posting to that now and maintain their own MLBlogs in-season?

1. Hot Stove Blog
2. Bombers Beat
3. Inside the Dodgers
4. Postcards from Elysian Fields
5. MLB.com Fantasy 411
6. Obviously, You’re Not a Golfer
7. CastroTurf
8. Around the Horn in KC
9. Brownie Points
10. Beck’s Blog
11. The Zo Zone
12. *touch* ’em all (Alyssa Milano)
13. The Baseball Collector
14. Inside the Giants Clubhouse
15. Newberg Report
16. MLBlogosphere lol
17. Phillies Insider
18. Bowman’s Blog
19. Major League Bastian
20. Mark My Word
21. B3: Big, Bald and Beautiful
22. By Gosh, It’s Langosch
23. Muskat Ramblings
24. kevin slowey’s (offseason) blog
25. Dining with ‘Dre
26. Brew Beat
27. Inside the White Sox
28. Bally’s Blog (Collin Balester)
29. Tommy Lasorda’s World
30. Ben’s Biz Blog
31. Red Sox Insider Blog
32. Jim Street Vet Scribe
33. Perk’s Place (Glen Perkins)
34. Twins Confidential
35. Vine Line’s Cubs Club Blog
36. Twins Ballpark Update
37. MLB Urban Youth Academy
38. Reds Internal Affairs
39. Comerica Park, 48201
40. MLB.com Organizational Report
41. Friar John’s Blog
42. got milb?
43. Royals in the AFL
44. Behind the Mask (Bengie Molina)
45. Being Ozzie Guillen
46. Haft-Baked Ideas
47. Brian Anderson’s House of Blogs
48. rallymonkeys
49. A ‘Braves’ New World


Jane Heller became the first fan blogger to crack the overall top 10 in the MLBlogs Network (9 overall, 1 in Fans), riding the high of her popular new book “Confessions of a She-Fan” — and Ben Platt’s book review that appeared on MLB.com, yankees.com and YESNetwork.com. FutureAngels went from a regular top-10 to completely off the list and then right back to No. 7, as players reported to camp. A Tigers fan has come out of nowhere to take the 9 spot with “the daily rant.” Look at Thomas coming in strong at 10 with his Baseball Cleats & Shoes money-maker MLBlog — and he also locked down 37 with Baseball Bats. There’s a recession-busting blogger! Elizabeth vaulted from 17th to 11th, and Jen of Phillies Phollowers from 24th to 13th. King of Cali zooms from 46 to 18, and Tom from Rocky Mountain Way jumps in at 19. Welcome to our friend Bern at 47 with This Fan’s Life — and best wishes on the job search (help her if you can). Baby Paul is bringing up the rear while being reared as a Rockies fan.

1. Confessions of a She-Fan
2. Julia’s Rants
3. Red State Blue State
4. Eat, Sleep, Baseball
5. Rockpile Rant
6. The 1 Constant…Baseball
7. FutureAngels.com
8. the daily rant
9. Rays Renegade
10. Baseball Cleats & Shoes
11. The Future Blog of the Red Sox
12. The ‘Burgh Blues
13. Phillies Phollowers
14. Ranger Rumors
15. Baseball, The Yankees, and Life…
16. Hitless Wanderings in Texas
17. Bruce Markusen’s Cooperstown Confidential
18. King of Cali
19. Rocky Mountain Way…Outside Coors looking in
20. A Diatribe from a Law Student: Baseball Edition
21. Statistician Magician
22. sittingstill
24. Blogging Dodgers and Baseball
25. 66ers Baby Blue Blog
26. Pick Me Up Some Mets!
27. Life and Indians Baseball through the
Eyes of a Clemson Girl
28. Yankees Chick
29. Unfinished Business
30. The Redbird Media
31. Mets’ Main Man
32. Flair For The Dramatic
33. Redbird Chatter
34. Cambios y Curvas
35. I Live for This
36. Yawkey Way Yaker
37. Baseball Bats
38. Plunking Gomez
40. Bringing Diamond Back(s)
41. Perfect Pitch
42. Phillies Red Pinstripes
43. San Diego Wannabes
44. Rants, Raves, and Random Thoughts
45. Displaced Tribe Fan
46. Red Sox Hen
47. This Fan’s Life
48. King Yankees
49. The Brewer Nation
50. Baby Paul’s Baseball Blog

What do many of the leaders have in common? They comment on other MLBlogs and always leave their full URL, growing the community while bringing people back to their great blogs. Also be sure to join us on our Official MLBlogs Twitter — and just follow us @mlblogs if you already are on Twitter. Post a tweet there whenever you blog and then use is.gd to shrink your URL for an easy plug for your post.

Speaking of Twitter, one of our MLBlogs members there is our longtime friend MC Hammer (1970s Oakland A’s batboy), who tweeted to say he is headed to Spring Training in AZ for some batting practice. Hammer says he is eager to rekindle his MLBlog so look for that to spring back to life soon and maybe even put a past chart-buster into the Latest Leaders.

Latest Leaders Nov. 14-20 and contest

Here are the MLBlogs Network traffic leaders by page view ranking for the last week. We’ll add more links gradually. This week’s contest is on the bottom.


1. Hot Stove Blog
2. Bombers Beat
3. Inside the Dodgers
4. Shane Victorino’s Postseason Blog
5. The Baseball Collector
6. Brownie Points
7. Yankees in the AFL
8. CastroTurf
9. Obviously, You’re Not a Golfer
10. Beck’s Blog
11. *touch* ’em all
12. The Max
13. Postcards from Elysian Fields
14. Newberg Report
15. Tommy Lasorda’s World
16. Major League Bastian
17. The Pulse
18. Mets in the AFL
19. Red Sox Insider Blog
20. Braves in the AFL
21. Royals in the AFL
22. Dining with ‘Dre
23. MLB.com’s Fantasy 411
24. Around the Horn in KC
25. Inside the White Sox
26. MLBlogosphere
27. Red Sox in the AFL
28. B3: Big, Bald and Beautiful
29. Phillies Insider
30. Behind the Mask


Kudos to The ‘Burgh Blues on quantum leap from 30th to sixth — please post a comment below with details of how you optimized your results and that might help others. Big Pupi would be a lot higher if he’d try a Big Pupi Cam like the Shiba Imu Monster Puppy Cam. Nice offseason blogging by Darion at Braves World, who debuts here at No. 43.

1. All Baseball All The Time
2. The Rumor Mill – MLB Rumors
3. Confessions of a She-Fan
4. Red State Blue State
5. Prince of New York
6. The ‘Burgh Blues
7. The Good of the Game
8. Phillies Phollowers
9. FutureAngels.com
10. Rays Renegade
11. Rockpile Rant
12. The Green and Gold Gal
13. The BILF Report
14. Baseball, The Yankees, and Life…
16. DYNASTY League Baseball
17. Cambios y Curvas
18. Hardball
19. Blogging Dodgers and Baseball
20. District Boy
21. Statistician Magician
22. We’re talkin Homer, Blue Jays and MLB
23. Angry Fan’s Baseball Fix
24. Unfinished Business
25. Yogi Brewer
26. Pittsburgh Pirates – Bucco Blog
27. Love of The Game: Through 2 Different Pairs of Eyes
28. Bruce Markusen’s Cooperstown Confidential
29. The Closer
30. Phillies Red Pinstripes
32. Pick Me Up Some Mets!
33. The Happy Youngster…Brew Town’s Ballhawk
34. Big Pupi- Baseball Dog Blogger
35. Diamondhacks
36. (Transplanted) Nation – A Boston Red Sox Blog
37. Baseball Cleats & Shoes
38. Sports Propaganda
39. The Brewer Nation
40. Red Sox Hen
41. Yankees Chick
42. sittingstill
43. Braves World
44. Writing Like It’s 1980…
45. Mike Thrilla
46. Cardinal Girl
47. Mets’ Main Man
48. MLBWhiz
49. Red Sox Ramblings
50. Perfect Pitch

This week’s contest: Comment below with the 12 MLBlogs URLs depicted here with these thumbnails in the panel we used this past week on the MLBlogs.com homepage. First one to correctly comment with all 12 gets some extra link action here. How closely do YOU follow other MLBlogs? Get to know your fellow fans!


Update from us at MLBAM: floridamarlins.com is now marlins.com — in case that affects anyone out there. You cannot legally put this logo below or any MLB mark/logo on a digital page of any kind whatsoever unless it’s here within MLBlogs (ie not on myspace/facebook/ANYwhere) or one of our MLBAM-operated sites…but this is the brand-new look for your knowledge. Feel free to comment here with URL anytime you ever see such violations and they can be flagged by our Legal. We are gradually knocking them off one at a time until one day hopefully every domain is simply nickname.com.