Listen, if you don't see this as a righteous purveyor of civic uplift ...... Then, rather than being a mere part of the problem, you are the problem made human. Not many opinions double as objective facts, but here's one: The Marlins' home-run sculpture is an unalloyed delight, and we as a people are better for having glimpsed it. It's been reported that the Marlins' new owners, for rank and miserable reasons sufficient unto themselves, want to get rid of this national treasure.
The Mets have agreed to terms with free agent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on a contract for 2018, Jon Heyman and Bob Nightengale report. The deal is pending a physical. Gonzalez, 35, is owed $21.5 million for the upcoming season, but because he was released the Mets will be responsible for just the league minimum (the Braves will pick up the rest). In some senses, that makes this a low-risk addition by the Mets. As for the performance side of things, it's not particularly encouraging.
In 2018, slugging outfielder Vladimir Guerrero is on the BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot for the second time. Since he was named on 71.7 percent of ballots last year (and you need at least 75 percent of ballots for election), he's going in this year. Per Per Ryan Thibodaux's public ballot tracker, Guerrero is presently polling at a hefty 94.5 percent, so, yeah, he's going to be a Hall of Famer this year.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".