More links for the afternoon…
- Today's chat will begin in a little over an hour.
- Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune says Manny Acta could become a bench coach for the Astros.
- Stephen Strasburg won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation's best amateur player, according to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez.
- Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel says the Marlins should consider signing Josh Johnson to a four-year deal after the season.
- I'll be talking rumors at 6:15 CST tonight on 580 WCHS, so tune in then for some trade talk.