Cal Ripken Jr. started his streak of 2,632 consecutive games played on this date 30 years ago. He played third base and batted eighth for the Orioles back on May 30th, 1982 and continued playing until September, 1998. Here are today's links...
- Jamie Moyer told Troy Renck of The Denver Post that he hopes to continue pitching after being designated for assignment by the Rockies earlier today (Twitter link). When asked if Moyer will keep playing, MLBTR readers were split nearly 50-50.
- It’ll be an interesting summer for Blue Jays fans as they await the moves of GM Alex Anthopoulos, Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports writes.
- Kevin Goldstein explains how teams could clear space for top prospects like Wil Myers and Anthony Rizzo in a piece at ESPN.com.
- Will Middlebrooks and Yu Darvish join Matt Moore, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout on Jim Bowden's list of rookies with the best long-term futures at ESPN.com.
Mike Axisa contributed to this post.