On this day in 1976, the Athletics released outfielder Billy Williams, marking the end of his Major League career. Williams played all but two of those seasons with the Cubs, hitting 392 of his 426 home runs for Chicago. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987. Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere.
- Dodgers Digest looks at Los Angeles’ new front office.
- WHYGAVS previews the Pirates’ offseason.
- McCovey Chronicles notes that Hanley Ramirez’s willingness to play third base could affect the Giants.
- Crashburn Alley reviews Ruben Amaro’s performance in 2014.
- USS Mariner examines the way the Mariners think about Michael Saunders.
- Lookout Landing lists Kyle Seager’s best defensive plays of the 2014 season.
- Pinstripe Alley looks at Max Scherzer as a potential free agent target for the Yankees.