Some links from around the league…
- Steve Dilbeck of The Los Angeles Times spoke to Dodgers' manager Don Mattingly, who said the team has zero interest in adding a lefty reliever just for the sake of it. They're looking for the best pitchers, regardless of what arm they throw with.
- The Dodgers released Pat Borders according to this week's edition of minor league transactions, courtesy of Baseball America's Matt Eddy. Yes, it's that Pat Borders. Click through for the story.
- Larry Stone of The Seattle Times took a look at some of last year's late signings that paid big dividends.
- Juan C. Rodriguez of The Sun Sentinel has the full list of players that the Marlins have signed to minor league contracts with invites to Spring Training. We heard about the four most notable players yesterday.
- MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince wrote about how the competitive atmosphere in the NL Central has intensified this offseason.