Trade rumors are flying involving Rick Porcello, Bill James says ground-ball pitchers might be overrated, and Bryce Harper gets free Chipotle for a year (I want that life). These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.
Eleven days ahead of a new season, trade talk has heated up, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Thursday.
If ESPN's Jim Bowden is correct, the Detroit Tigers are apparently shopping right-hander Rick Porcello for a closer candidate.
Reds make mistake, send Chapman to pen
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
Baseball Jeopardy: Searching for questions
The Hardball Times, Matt Hunter
Questions. They're important. In fact, they're fundamental to sabermetrics and baseball research. They drive analysis, create discussion, and make for entertaining writing.
Bill James on overrating ground-ball pitchers
Is Trevor Cahill heading for an injury? Bill James argues that extreme ground-ball pitchers can't be counted on for long.
Fernando Rodney’s ‘magic plantain’ in World Baseball Classic wasn’t shipped special from Dominican Republic
Big League Stew, David Brown
Sorry, I couldn't not link to this. "Plantain" is now one of my Google alerts.