In between viewing tapes from the 1998 ALCS and the time in 1991 when he singled off one of the kids who had already grown facial hair (shaky camera work by Aunt Jo), Derwood will provide some links from around the baseball blogosphere. We call it Links From Around The Baseball Blogosphere.
MLBtraderumors has a post on the oldest $100 million players. I hate three players on that list for various reasons. It'll all be explained in my book "Kevin Brown Just Broke His Hand Punching a Wall and Other Sad Tales of a Yankees Fan Pushed to the Brink", due out in stores July, 2014. (mlbtraderumors.com).
Our friends at the Golden Sombrero put together a ridiculous baseball names list. "Ridiculous" and "baseball" next to each other in a sentence is why our site exists; it's also why we get along so well with TGS. (thegoldensombrero.com).
Jays Journal wonders whether Toronto will retire Robbie Alomar's No. 12 this season. (Jays Journal).
Baseball Reference has a list of youngest opening day starters, which includes Jose Oqeundo and Butch Wynegar! (BR).
This should make MTD nice and horrified: Halos Heaven takes a look at which Angels players have worn the jersey No. 19. Scott Kazmir makes an appearance, as does Merritt Ranew. (Halos Heaven).