Monday Mendozas

Updated: January 28, 2008, 12:41 PM ET
• As more and more analysts dig into the evidence, the question remains: Do steroids and HGH leave any observable impression in the record books? As Alan Schwarz reports, now we can add Eric Walker to our list of analysts.

• From Bleed Cubbie Blue, a nice interview with Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper, one of the guys I actually go out of my way to enjoy.

• Recently the baseball-research community lost a shining star when Dick Thompson passed with no warning. Thompson was one of SABR's top researchers, and among other things he discovered who taught Christy Mathewson his famous fadeaway pitch.