Quick Hits: Draft, Cubs, Theriot

Links for Thursday, as Yogi Berra celebrates his birthday (number 86!) along with current players Evan Meek (28), Felipe Lopez (31) and Wes Helms (35)…

  • Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon and Bubba Starling remain atop Keith Law's latest ranking of the top 100 draft prospects.  Law says Starling could be "the single most talented player in this draft."
  • MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo also has some info about draft prospects, including promising Kentucky right-hander Alex Meyer.
  • Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports says this isn't the year the Cubs win the World Series.
  • At ESPN.com, Casey Stengel tops David Schoenfield's list of the ten greatest managers in baseball history.
  • A few St. Louis Post-Dispatch baseball writers weigh in on the Ryan Theriot acquisition. Bernie Miklasz says the Cardinals acquired the infielder to be an upgrade on offense and increase the team's toughness.

MLBTR's Mark Polishuk also contributed to this post