Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere:
- The Runner Sports salutes Jackie Robinson and offers some interesting facts about No. 42.
- FantasyPros takes a look at some players who have surprisingly thrived to start the season.
- Jays From The Couch explores Troy Tulowitzki’s offensive woes.
- Pirates Breakdown wonders if Justin Masterson will become the Bucs’ latest scrapheap pickup to become a valuable member of their pitching staff.
- LA Dodger Report gives an interesting take on manager Dave Roberts’ use of closer Kenley Jansen.
- The Point Of Pittsburgh thinks catching prospect Elias Diaz’s injury issues could necessitate a Francisco Cervelli extension.
- Philliedelphia compares the early season performances of this year’s Phillies rotation, which is improbably off to a great start, and the loaded 2011 group.
- Super Two Sports focuses on the first week of the Yankees’ season and names the most surprising player for the Bombers so far.
- Chin Music Baseball writes about the seemingly revived Yasiel Puig.
- Dynasty Digest offers its first mock draft of the year as June’s amateur draft draws nearer.
- Big Three Sports dives into the degree in which the Orioles’ hot start has improved their playoff odds.
- The Wayniac Nation makes a case for Whitey Ford as the greatest living Yankee.
- Notes From The Sally scouts Rangers pitching prospect Dillon Tate.
- Inside the ’Zona ponders whether Brad Ziegler is too valuable to serve as the Diamondbacks’ closer.
- Jays Journal updates how Toronto’s pitching prospects are faring this year.
- Same Page Team has an in-depth recap of the recent Pitch Talks event in Toronto.
- Chris Zantow revisits an April 2007 series between the Indians and Angels that was played in Milwaukee because of snow in Cleveland.
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