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Minor League Ball Gameday, Saturday, March 11th

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Ian Happ homers for Cubs, and other tidbits for Saturday from around the baseball world

MLB: Spring Training-Chicago Cubs at Seattle Mariners
Ian Happ
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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Saturday, March 11th. Here are some items worthy of your attention this weekend.

****MLB Spring Training Scoreboard

****World Baseball Classic Scoreboard

****Toronto Blue Jays pitcher T.J. House was hit in the head by a line drive yesterday but is expected to be released from the hospital today.

****Four hits yesterday from Chicago Cubs prospect Ian Happ including a double and a home run. He is now 9-for-24 this spring for a .375 average with three doubles, the homer, a walk, but seven strikeouts.

****At Beyond the Boxscore, Devan Fink looks at “The sneaky impact of bunting for a hit.”

****Baseball America discusses the wild start to 2017 ACC baseball action in the college game.

****Craig Edwards at Fangraphs examines at the MLB teams with the most “dead money” on the books.

****Al Yellon at Bleed Cubbie Blue has a gallery of new photos from the Wrigley Field construction project.

****With Sonny Gray out with a lateral strain, Alex Hall at Athletics Nation discusses potential rotation options for Oakland.