Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Gonzalez, Thome, Hinske, Red Sox, D’Backs, Twins

On this date 64 years ago, the Dodgers announced the signing of Jackie Robinson, who would become the first African-American to play major league baseball since the 1880s. Robinson would spend the '46 season with Triple-A Montreal, hitting .349. The next season he would hit .297/.383/.427 and help the Dodgers to the National League pennant. With the Hot Stove season only days away, let's take a look at what is being written in the Blogosphere…

  • Sox and Pinstripes looks at what it would take for the Red Sox to land Adrian Gonzalez.
  • Phlavio's Corner attempts to fix the Diamondbacks in three moves or less.
  • Around the Majors takes a look at the free agent class of shortstops.
  • MLB Notebook breaks down the market for Jim Thome.
  • Nick's Twins Blog makes an off-season blueprint for the Twins and projects next season's roster.
  • Capitol Avenue Club examines what the Braves can do to reload the bullpen in 2010.
  • Talking Chop says the Braves need to add a power-bat this off-season, in part to protect Chipper Jones.
  • Marlin Maniac sees Eric Hinske as a good fit for the Marlins.

Cork Gaines writes for RaysIndex.com. If you have a suggestion for this feature, Cork can be reached here, and followed on Twitter here.


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