Some recommended reading ...
From the SweetSpot Network
It's About The Money breaks down the Yankee infield and looks at why Robinson Cano's walk total spiked in 2010. Anna McDonald also talked with Dr. Robert Hagan and Will Carroll about some less-discussed aspects of Tommy John surgery.
Charlie Saponara of Fire Brand Of The American League explains why Carl Crawford could top 20 home runs for the first time.
Bill Baer of Crashburn Alley expects Ryan Madson to thrive as Phillies closer in the absence of Brad Lidge.
The Capitol Avenue Club is OK with Craig Kimbrel and Jonny Venters sharing the closer duties.
Lots of good stuff over at Dodger Thoughts, including an interview with the team's new radio host and a wish list for a Hollywood Stars celebrity game.
Geoff Young of Ducksnorts looks at the best single-game hitting performances in Padres history.
Rory Paap of Bay City Ball thinks the Giants should be willing to play Nate Schierholtz.
Nick Nelson is breaking down the Twins position by position.
Baseballin' On A Budget looks at the optimal lineups for the A's.
Craig Brown of Royals Authority digs into the numbers and explains why the Royals will turn a big profit.
Joe Aiello of The View from the Bleachers tells us who should make the Cubs' Opening Day roster.
Baseball Time in Arlington has five questions about the Rangers.
Around ESPN ...
Don't miss the 30 Questions series from our fantasy department.
Tim Keown looks at the farm system of the long-suffering Royals for ESPN The Magazine.
UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole overtakes Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon for the top spot on Keith Law's Future 50 list for the 2011 draft.
The ESPN Stats and Information Department looks at Buck Showalter's comments about Derek Jeter getting calls from umpires. Guess what? Buck's wrong.