Kevin’s official Mock Draft will come Monday, but here is the ashcan version, complete with raw notes so you can see how the pieces come together.
Looking for a player who actually behaved the way Brian Sabean thinks Scott Cousins did.
A look at some articles you may have missed this week at Baseball Prospectus.
A few examples from the Giants’ recent past show exactly what Brian Sabean thinks about collisions at the plate.
The tater trots for June 2: Aubrey Huff wishes Sabean would bring the spotlight to him.
Updates on 26 prospects as Kevin takes a tour through the day in the minors.
Jason looks at his Holy Trinity of Skills and the pitchers who qualify for the honor.
A pair of hard-throwing righties join the ranks.
Last year may have been dubbed the “Year of the Pitcher,” but out West, the pitching continues to thrive thanks to two hurlers who weren’t expected to get the ball out of spring training.
A medical reason for Hanley’s slump surfaces, a couple Cardinals succumb to strains, two Boston hurlers suffer serious elbow problems, and Ike Davis’ ankle is slow to recover.
Ron Washington hopes the worst of the Rangers’ injury problems are behind them.
Craig takes his weekly look at two-start pitchers and finds a few interesting options for the coming week.
Bill says hello to an under-owned strikeout artist and goodbye to one suspect Rockie while digging deep for some AL and NL-only value.
Attempting to solve the central mystery of Mike Scioscia’s managerial career–why Jeff Mathis gets so much playing time–and exploring its implications for how managers make up their minds.