Links for Saturday...
- At the bottom of an interesting article about baseball's youth movement, Peter Gammons adds that the Red Sox-Marlins Hanley Ramirez discussions "lasted all of 20 seconds" according to a Marlins official.
- Yahoo's Tim Brown speculates that the Nationals could have interest in Andruw Jones. I can see the Blue Jays taking him on if they can make it work financially.
- Roch Kubatko cautions fans from reading too much into discussions about a Brian Roberts-Gavin Floyd trade.
- Peter Schmuck hasn't heard much on the Roberts front, but wouldn't mind seeing the Orioles trade him for Floyd, even if they don't acquire anyone else in the deal.
- In another post, Schmuck argues that there's nothing wrong with the Mark Hendrickson signing.
- Ryan Dempster has heard good things about Milton Bradley and hopes he joins the Cubs.
- The Yankees have no need for Manny Ramirez, Erik Bedard or over-the-top position swaps, in Peter Abraham's opinion.
- Jeff Moorad- who's leading the group poised to buy the Padres- was a record-setting agent in his day. Tom Krasovic looks back at Moorad's earlier career.
- NPB Tracker compares Japanese teams before and after losing their stars to MLB.
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