Today's links came very close to being granted Good Housekeeping's Seal of Approval ...
Sox Machine is right: Chubby Nadir is a good name for the band ... oh, and Margalus also asks (and answers) Manny questions.
Mike Fast offers a digital salute to pitch grips.
Yeah, Matt Kemp's numbers aren't what they were supposed to be. The trick is figuring out why ... and Memories of Kevin Malone takes a good whack at it.
Of course, Kemp's not the only 2009 overachiever who's underachieved in 2010.
I just noticed that Jason Turbow has been updating his Baseball Codes blog regularly - well worth a bookmark if you're into that sort of thing.
In the wake of yet another fine outing, it's a good time to hear straight from Robert Alan Dickey how he does it.
Who deserves the Gold Glove at third base in the American League this year? The guy who won it last year? Or the guy who won the two before that? ESPN.com's Mark Simon takes an in-depth look at the pitched battle.
And finally , before we move to the next big story (whatever that might be), a few more links relating to last week's biggest story: an old interview with Frank Jobe, an excellent overview of Tommy John surgery, Gregg Doyel on the terrible things we're doing to our youngsters, and Tim Marchman on why we absolutely, positively shouldn't be shocked.