Because I know you love your bullets and your links ...
• Big League Stew's 'Duk offers five early NLCS storylines, which are fine so far as they go. I wonder, though, how many of these things we can actually predict beforehand.
• I'm a little hazy on his methodology -- except that he must have downloaded data into an Excel file, which scares me -- but I can't argue much with Joe Posnanski's 10 greatest hitters.
• Finally, via Sports Business Journal we've got local TV ratings for this season's baseball broadcasts. They're not aggregated, but it looks to me like the ratings held steady this season or increased slightly. Which is about what I expected; a lot of the fans who didn't show up at the ballpark this season simply watched at home instead. Major League Baseball is doing just fine.
• And in case you're not paying attention yet, Memories of Kevin Malone asks the Padres to keep their grubby paws off Kim Ng and Logan White, It's About the Money endorses a three-man rotation for the Yankees, GoHalos.com dissects the Yankee bullpen, and Crashburn Alley meets the Dodgers.