- Looking for a reason to like Bill Plaschke? No? Well here's one anyway:
I have been stuck in a permanent cringe since the rather hideous moment the San Francisco Giants won the World Series.
Getting Davey Lopes back with the Dodgers would be a steal (Plaschke, LA Times)
- I was on a flight with Sparky Anderson once. Shoulda shook his hand. George and Sparky (JoePo, SI.com)
- Star pitchers with injury problems are becoming available in the NL West. Rockies Decline Jeff Francis' Option, Padres Decline 2011 Option For Chris Young, D'Backs Unlikely To Bring Webb Back In 2011 (MLBTR)