On this date in 2001, Todd Helton signed a nine-year, $141.5MM contract extension with the Rockies, making him the highest-paid player in franchise history. The first baseman certainly helped his case in his walk year, posting a .372/.463/.698 slash line with 42 homers. Twelve years later, the 39-year-old sounds pretty sure that this will be his final season. Here's this week's look around the blogosphere..
- Blue Jay Hunter tries to predict how Mark Buehrle will transition to the AL East.
- Yankees Fans Unite has ten reasons to like the 2013 Bombers.
- I R Fast compares Rangers bullpen candidates.
- Kings Of Kauffman is ready to move on from Wil Myers.
- Rising Apple wants the Zack Wheeler hysteria to come down a peg.
- Kingdome Of Seattle Sports assesses the Mariners' chances in the AL West.
- BoSox Injection wonders if Will Middlebrooks is headed for a sophomore slump.
- Puckett's Pond reminds us about a forgotten Twin.
- MLB Reports breaks down the A's pitching.
- Midway Madness caught up with Jermaine Dye.
- Pinstripe Pundits is keeping an eye on C.C. Sabathia.
- A's Farm has Opening Day roster projections for the A's and their top minor league teams.
- MLB Prospect Watch wants O's fans to take a deep breath.
- Prospect Insider discusses the myth of a weak draft class.
- The Doubleday talks Royals.
- Lasorda's Lair imagines a Juan Uribe-less Dodgers team.
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