In news that shook the baseball world, the St. Louis Cardinals are under FBI investigation for hacking into the Houston Astros' scouting report database. No one has been suspended or fired yet -- though things seem to be moving quickly -- as Commissioner Rob Manfred will likely wait until the investigation is over. As Craig Calcaterra points out, this will be an early test for the new commissioner for this unique and serious situation.
Reports: Tigers sign top 2 draft picks, 7 total - Detroit Free Press, Anthony Fenech
Tigers sign first rounders Beau Burrows and Christin Stewart as well as fifth rounder and son of former Tigers' Kirk Gibson, Cam Gibson.
Victor Martinez will meet Detroit Tigers in New York, could be activated from disabled list this weekend - MLive, James Schmehl
Having a healthy Victor Martinez will be a huge boost for the Tigers' offense.
Notes: Avila progressing, but not quite ready for rehab assignment - Fox Sports Detroit, Dana Wakiji
Having a healthy Alex Avila back probably will not be as big of a boost as Victor Martinez.
Is James McCann A Bad Pitch Framer? - New English D, Neil Weinberg
In his short sample size, McCann has shown that he may not be a good pitch framer.
Carlos Santana stands to benefit significantly from the Francisco Lindor promotion - Lets Go Tribe, Matt R. Lyons
Good analysis of how a player can benefit by having another player on the team, both offensively and defensibly.
RBI-machine Chris Young serves up 7-2 Royals win over Brew Crew - Royals Review, Josh Duggan
Starting Pitcher Chris Young collected two hits and drove in three runs in this inter-league game.