We’ve been cranking on the preseason book here the past few weeks, and it’s shaping up rather well, if I do say so myself. This is in large part David Gassko and Chris Constancio’s baby, so I’ll let them reveal more details as they see fit, but the chapters I’ve had the pleasure of editing from guys like Jeff Sullivan of Lookout Landing and Larry Borowsky of Viva El Birdos have been great. And fantasy players, if you can hold off for a couple more weeks, we should have some awesome projections for you of both major and minor league players.
New York State of Mind – Cliff Corcoran’s comprehensive breakdown of the Yankees’ roster and Spring Training battles over at Bronx Banter.
Speak of the Devil – Speaking of Giants West, Omar Vizquel, 40 on April 27, wants a two-year extension to his current contract. At some point, the Giants have to develop a hitting prospect, right?
Wool is the New Fugly – MLB caps will henceforth no longer be made of wool, reports USA Today. As someone who is intensely curious about everything MLB related, I love reading about behind the scenes stuff like this, which gives interesting slice-of-life insight into how Major League Baseball works. Hat tip to Bob Timmerman of Baseball Toaster.
Foot in the Door – Friend of THT J.C. Bradbury reports that the A’s are looking for a baseball operations intern with a background in math/stats and light programming. Looks like a great opportunity.
Consensus Picks – Roto Authority with an “average draft position” spreadsheet for fantasy players culled from 10 expert drafts.
Minutiae – Dan Fox breaks down some additional rules changes in place for the 2007 season.
Today at THT
Finding Cheap Relievers – One of the relatively inexpensive ways a team can help itself is by finding undervalued arms for its bullpen.
The Value Production Standings: 1976 to 1980 – Free agency starts eating the farm crop.
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